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Yes that is my goal.   I guess I will be dealing with Verizon and AT&T
mostly as the LEC

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 4:20 PM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> On Thursday, February 17, 2011 10:21:18 am Santino Codispoti wrote:
>> Is it possible to order a ISDN BRI line from the LEC and have them
>> look at the design of a DS1 and have them if possible design the ISDN
>> BRI lineon a devurse path or at lest different equipment within the
>> CO?
> As I understand the question, you want the BRI to be path diverse to the DS1's path, correct?
> It would depend upon how well you know the tech folk at the telco, and whether there is existing or planned transport in multiple directions from your site.
> Even if you order bona fide protected circuits, you're not likely to be guaranteed physical path diversity.
> Having said that, lots of telcos will work with you if you know the people to work with, and some will quote you a term agreement for the physical plant provisioning as an additional cost, and probably for three to five years terms.