avg at sprint.net
Tue Nov 8 20:11:40 UTC 1994
>Wide-area DS-3 ATM service can often be cost effective because:
>o The number of DS-3 local loops is often reduced
> [For example, three DS-3s connecting three sites require
> six local loops, while three DS-3 ATM connections require only
> three local loops.]
>o DS-3 ATM pricing seems to typically be distance-insensitive.
The same applies to wide-area native IP network. My point is that
native IP is more cost-effective than IP-over-ATM.
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