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usable T1 bandwidth

  • From: Michael Shields
  • Date: Tue Mar 18 17:41:05 1997

> How much of the 1.544 Mbits/second of a T1 are available to IP?  I know
> some bits are taken for framing and such.  I think I remember it is
> around 1.3 something.

It's 1.536 Mbps.  This is 64000 x 24.  The other 8k goes to framing
overhead.  It's full-duplex.  Can we stop the flames now?

Daniel Minoli has put out some good books that cover the low-layer
telecom transports, check with your local bookstore.
-- 
Shields, CrossLink.
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