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RE: connectivity outside the US
- From: Chad Skidmore
- Date: Sun Jun 01 12:43:07 1997
Well . . . most people may not think satellites stand a chance but Bill
Gates and Craig McCaw seem to think they do. Teledesic is planning
build a long-haul communications network based on low earth orbit birds.
In the past neither of these guys have been too stupid so I wouldn't
rule out satellite communications just yet.
Just my .02 worth,
VP Operations & Engineering
Data Source, L.L.C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Graham Lewis [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 1997 1:07 AM
> To: Circuit
> Cc: North American Network Operator Goobers
> Subject: Re: connectivity outside the US
> On Sun, 1 Jun 1997, Circuit wrote:
> > comments, rants, flames?
> Do satellites really stand a chance against fibre? Most people think
> and more specifically that their competitiveness shall continue to
> as time progresses. Not exactly the kind of thing one wants to lay
> large capital expenditures on...
> Of course, I'm just a tool of conventional wisdom, as poorly conveyed
> the media, when it comes to these issues. Sean, if you're still a
> bum then you should consider starting your own newsletter. 8^)
> Todd Graham Lewis MindSpring Enterprises