ATM Wide-Area Networks (was: sell shell accounts?)

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Tue Jul 23 20:44:35 UTC 1996

Agreed. However, while one technology may be more economically
efficient today, it certainly may not tomorrow.

Also, economic comparisons need to also take into account functionality
(or lack thereof), administrative & maintenance overhead, etc., not just
monthly recurring transport costs.

- paul

At 02:50 PM 7/23/96 -0500, Tim Salo wrote:

>I think a more interesting measure of the value of ATM versus other 
>wide-area technologies is some sort of measure of throughput per dollar.

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