We buy ours through a reseller, and they have quoted us $1000/month for 
Gig at Hurricane Electric in Fremont CA.

John


Mike Hammett wrote:
> I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if GigE connections were under $1 now. 
> I know a couple companies were at $1.
>
> Bandwidth pricing is the inverse of real estate pricing.  Downtown Chicago, 
> a sq.ft. of land could buy you hundreds of acres in Montana.  A single meg 
> in Montana could buy you hundreds of megs  (or a couple gigs) in Chicago.
>
>
> -----
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
> http://www.ics-il.com
>
>
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Andy Trimmell" <atrimm...@precisionds.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 2:20 PM
> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Promo
>
>   
>> 50Mbit for $450 a month isn't bad for a pipe to AT&T. We're paying 10x 
>> that from AT&T right now.
>>
>> $0.90? come on give me a break. If that's possible then we should sue AT&T 
>> for highway robbery.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On 
>> Behalf Of Mike Hammett
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 1:26 PM
>> To: WISPA General List
>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Promo
>>
>> Did you mean $9/meg or $0.90/meg?  $9/meg isn't much to write home about.
>> ;-)
>>
>>
>> -----
>> Mike Hammett
>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>> http://www.ics-il.com
>>
>>
>>
>> --------------------------------------------------
>> From: "Justin Wilson" <j...@mtin.net>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2010 11:48 AM
>> To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>; "RickG"
>> <rgunder...@gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Promo
>>
>>     
>>>    Yup.  If you are at an on-net building you can get it even cheaper.
>>> One
>>> client is buying for $9 a meg in bulk in Chicago.  Their biggest hurdle
>>> are
>>> peering agreements with the big boys.  The AT&t¹s of the world are sort 
>>> of
>>> tolerating them at the moment until they can figure out what to do.  They
>>> tried de-peering with them a few years ago and there was an outcry.  Lots
>>> of
>>> web-sites are hosted on cogent bandwidth.
>>>
>>> Justin
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Justin Wilson <j...@mtin.net>
>>> CCNA ­ CCNT ­ Mikrotik Advanced
>>> http://www.mtin.net           - Homepage
>>> http://www.mtin.net/blog  - Technical Blog
>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>> From: RickG <rgunder...@gmail.com>
>>> Reply-To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
>>> Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2010 02:33:16 -0500
>>> To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
>>> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Bandwidth Promo
>>>
>>> I hear $1500 for a gig!
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Mike Hammett
>>> <wispawirel...@ics-il.net>wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I wish I was a bit closer to a POP to take advantage of it, but my 
>>>> Cogent
>>>> rep informed me that through the end of the month, they have a promo
>>>> going
>>>> $400/100 megabit 1 year contract.  Only available at Cogent and carrier
>>>> neutral data centers.  These facilities are listed on their web site
>>>> under
>>>> the network heading.  A complete building list (and not eligible for 
>>>> this
>>>> promo) is available in the service locator under Dedicated Internet
>>>> access.
>>>>
>>>> Not all of their host buildings allow roof access, but I believe a
>>>> significant number of them do.  I encourage you to build your network 
>>>> out
>>>> to
>>>> these facilities.
>>>>
>>>> Sure, someone's going to hop on here and complain about how horrible
>>>> Cogent
>>>> is, but every carrier has their good and bad spots.  I'm sure I could
>>>> find
>>>> someone to honestly say the same things about AT&T, VZB, Level3,
>>>> InterNAP,
>>>> XO, MZima, etc., etc.  It doesn't matter the carrier, I strongly
>>>> encourage
>>>> you to have more than one.
>>>>
>>>> Feel free to blast the list with questions about building your network 
>>>> to
>>>> Cogent, routing policies to best combine Cogent and your existing
>>>> provider,
>>>> etc.  These things would apply to any carrier, not just Cogent.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----
>>>> Mike Hammett
>>>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>>>> http://www.ics-il.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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