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Re: Bell vs. Internet Providers (fwd)

  • From: Jeff.Ogden
  • Date: Fri Nov 10 14:08:02 1995

The question is where are the real costs of a local phone call?
Are they in the call setup? Are they in the length of time for 
the call? Some combination?  What switch resources need to be expanded
to deal with long holding time calls? What switch resources can be
reduced if you need to process fewer call setups? 
 
It is possible that modem calls are a bad deal for phone companies, but
it is also possible they are a good deal. Does anyone really know?
 
  -Jeff Ogden
   Merit




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