Traffic Engineering [was Chanukah [was Re: Hezbollah]]

Josh Beck jbeck at
Wed Sep 17 15:36:26 UTC 1997

> I agree that traffic engieering is important and doing it well is hard.
> However, I can point to many cases that demonstrate that the telco folks
> don't have traffic engineering down pat for their voice networks. The great
> majority of the cases show up in two areas: InterCO trunking and 
> Inter-provider (telco-to-telco trunking). Of course, it just may be the 
> telcos I deal with here in Texas. I can't speak of direct experiences with 
> everyone in the country.

	This is true here in Southern California as well. "All circuits
are busy" and fast busy signals are on the increase, and the number of
64k channels for our ISDN users is diminishing such that many of them have
to dial 7 digits and use 56k channels if they want to get connections
during the midday.

Josh Beck - CONNECTnet Network Operations Center - jbeck at
CONNECTnet INS, Inc.      Phone: (619)450-0254       Fax: (619)450-3216
6370 Lusk Blvd., Suite F-208                        San Diego, CA 92121

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