said by mmainprize:
We all know that you must work for a cable company.
Cause you seem to try an counter anyone sugesting the cable company is ripping us off.
I actually don't work for a cable company or telco; I'm a network architect for a large healthcare organization.
My objective is simply to inject some basis of reality into the discussion from my personal experience of large network design, implementation, and operation.
One common theme I've noticed in every one of these threads is that there tends to be a lot of "armchair quarterbacking" on provider costs and expansion by people who clearly have absolutely no operational history in a large network environment.