join the Internet Backbone

Vadim Antonov avg at
Fri Apr 5 05:09:36 UTC 1996

Sue them under truth is advertisements laws.


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From: Kevin Rosenberg <kevin at>
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Subject: Re: join the Internet Backbone
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> [...]
> that USWest, SISNA (who now claims to be the 3rd largest ISP/NSP and still
> have only a T1 to MCI, and claim that is a DS3) and all these other
> people who think that they are connected to the internet back bone.
> [...]

In Farmington, New Mexico, SISNA uses compressing DSU's on each side of
their 56K line to their main office.  They claim their 56K line is a
"T1-speed" line.

Being in local competition with them, that bugs me more than the "250MB"
tape drives that are only 120MB!

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