On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 18:39:17 +0100
nils <nils at eircom.net> wrote:
> Asked this question before...
> Anyone on the list here know how much it is to get a leased line out
> side dublin i.e kilkenny.
> say 1mbit line for eircom. 10 -15k ?
> I know that it will be expensive but if anyone has any idea,because
> eircom will not give me a quote.
You will find a copy of the Eircom RIO on the ODTR WWW Site ,
it's the Reference Interconnect Offer and lists the wholesale
pricing (and AFAIK some retail pricing) for all of Eircom's
You'll find the details of how to build a circuit price there.
They charge the circuits based on three components.
Part A is the local tail to your exchange from you.
Part B is the distance between your local exchange and the
Part C is the local tail between the remote exchange and your
That gives you the rental charge on the circuit.
That gets you a leased line between two points, getting it
plugged into anything after that is another matter.
If you're looking to plug it into an ISP then they will charge
you based on the port speed the run their router port at.
This is normally the most expensive part of the whole process.
You'll normally find that the ISP will happily look after getting
you a quote on the circuit and getting it installed if you ask
Once you get a written quote from one ISP, wander over to the
other one - and get them to beat it... then wander back to the
first (or on to the third ISP) repeat until you're
happy with the price - or all ISPs give up in frustration..
Remember that sitting on the other side of the phone is a
sales person who needs a sale and needs the commission to pay
for his mortgage. (you'd never think that I was bitter :-)
In this downturned economy - the buyer gets to become king again.
For a while anyway.
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