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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)