Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

What it all means.

Byline: K.C. Mason Journal Staff Writer

A small business owner was looking for an ISDN to replace her POTS but she needed more bandwidth. She found that a T1 was too expensive because of the cost of laying fiber optic cable and she was not within a LAN. So she looked into DSL, only to find she would have to relocate to within a three-mile radius of a CO. Community opposition to towers and antennae ruled out wireless or cell phones; coaxial cable was too slow; and she didn't have the equipment for a satellite uplink, so she turned for help to NM TAG. There she found TRADE, RDC and others willing to at least answer questions about her telecom needs.

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