[AusNOG] [ISOC-AU-mems] Quigley announces architectural "stakein the ground"

Jason Sinclair Jason.Sinclair at staff.pipenetworks.com
Thu Sep 17 10:54:16 EST 2009

They stated that it would be a battery-backed POTS line to answer the
issue of emergency call services........

-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Purdon 
Sent: Thursday, 17 September 2009 10:33 AM
To: Paul Brooks; Jason Sinclair
Cc: ausnog at ausnog.net
Subject: RE: [AusNOG] [ISOC-AU-mems] Quigley announces architectural
"stakein the ground"

> I expect there will be an argument from government that a 
> built-in PSTN port is mandatory, to provide emergency call 
> capability if nothing else.


I expect that comes with a requirement for local battery backup (since
you can't line power it), with all the ongoing maintenance costs
associated with that.

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