MCI [ATM overhead]
avg at postman.ncube.com
Mon Mar 25 07:13:23 UTC 1996
This is betting on ATM prices being low for a long time --
long enough for investments to ATM equipment to pay off.
>From the point of view of ISPs which get lines at cost this
is a no-brainer choice.
>From salo at msc.edu Mon Mar 25 14:49 PST 1996
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From: salo at msc.edu (Tim Salo)
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 1996 16:50:29 -0600 (CST)
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To: avg at postman.ncube.com
Subject: Re: MCI [ATM overhead]
Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> Date: Thu, 21 Mar 1996 15:09:51 +0800
> From: avg at postman.ncube.com (Vadim Antonov)
> To: jogden at merit.edu, nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: MCI [ATM overhead]
> The pricing on ATM transport is merely an artefact of "pilot"
> status of ATM networks. Carriers lose money on that. When
> market will be established the prices are bound to rise to
> that of native IP transport, or, likely, more (as ATM does not handle
> levels of overcommitment found in IP backbones now).
Hmmm... Does that imply that the NSP that can take advantage of
underpriced services, (perhaps including ATM, if you are correct),
will have a competitive advantage?
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