I would've guessed they'd want more like 200-300meg at most cell towers,
but 100meg in a rural area really doesn't surprise me.

On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 9:03 AM, Kurt Fankhauser <lists.wavel...@gmail.com>

> I was talking to a Spectrum employee yesterday as he was installing a 1gig
> fiber circuit for me and he started talking about how un-common it was to
> be seeing a 1 gig DIA circuit installed so i said well what about the cell
> phone towers, don't those all have a couple gigs to them and he said. "Oh
> no those usually only have 100meg fiber feeds to them." I was like whoa,
> thats all? And he said "yeah all the Sprint, T-mobile, and At&T towers that
> he's been to are all like 100meg and he's like usually the Verizon ones are
> about 300meg circuits."
> Does that really sound possible that a cell tower is only using that much
> bandwidth? We are pretty rural here county population is only 45,000 and
> the city populations are only about 12,000. Can this really be true? And if
> so why can't a WISP sell a backup circuit to a cell tower with some Air
> Fiber equipment?

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