MCI [ATM overhead]
salo at msc.edu
Mon Mar 25 22:50:29 UTC 1996
> 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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