Internet Service - Repairs

Alex Kleider akleider at
Wed Jan 21 16:12:50 PST 2015

On 2015-01-21 13:00, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-01-21 at 12:02 -0800, Alex Kleider wrote:
>> On 2015-01-21 11:10, Daniel Gimpelevich wrote:
>> > On Tue, 2015-01-20 at 16:15 -0800, Tom Tt wrote:
>> >> Do the other Internet Service Providers do the same?  Probably so.
>> >
>> > Sonic does. DSLExtreme was unable to when I was a customer.
>> My experience has been that Sonic depends on AT&T lines but that their
>> ability to contact AT&T and get something fixed is far better than 
>> mine!
> This is not true. Sonic is a CLEC that does not require AT&T at all. I
> have reason to believe (but I could be wrong) that they even block AT&T
> from bothering you after you port your AT&T phone number to Sonic.

I don't know what a 'CLEC' is but do know that the two places where I 
have a residential service through Sonic, the physical wires coming to 
the house (I guess that would be layer 1) belong to AT&T.
I have no difficulty believing that this may not be true in more urban 

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