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Re: MCI [ATM overhead]
- From: Vadim Antonov
- Date: Mon Mar 25 19:44:54 1996
This is betting on ATM prices being low for a long time --
long enough for investments to ATM equipment to pay off.
>From the point of view of ISPs which get lines at cost this
is a no-brainer choice.
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Subject: Re: MCI [ATM overhead]
> Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 15:09:51 +0800
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Vadim Antonov)
> To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: MCI [ATM overhead]
> The pricing on ATM transport is merely an artefact of "pilot"
> status of ATM networks. Carriers lose money on that. When
> market will be established the prices are bound to rise to
> that of native IP transport, or, likely, more (as ATM does not handle
> levels of overcommitment found in IP backbones now).
Hmmm... Does that imply that the NSP that can take advantage of
underpriced services, (perhaps including ATM, if you are correct),
will have a competitive advantage?