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Re: And we thought the text part of the Starr Report would be bad

  • From: Jerry Scharf
  • Date: Fri Sep 18 15:11:00 1998

>  As you would expect, they only get the real experts to speak:
>
>  "While Bergman was confident ABCNews.com's plans to stream the video in its
>  entirety would go fine, Martin Hall of the IP Multicast Initiative says
>  the real problems would occur at the user's
>  end of the line.
>
>  The standard T1 connection of an Internet service provider handles a
>  maximum of 53 dialup connections pumping data to a user, he said, but a
>  54th user could cause a major problem."
>

The number of dialups on a T1, the number of bytes in a framed ATM cell.
I see a telco conspiracy here. (:-) for the humor impaied)

jerry





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