poll: are any sizable exchange points using gigabit ether?

Austin Schutz tex at shrubbery.net
Wed Dec 23 10:35:54 UTC 1998

>Problem with gigE is distance though...
>So ATM may be the answer for the short term.
	Long Haul GE is capable of the usual ~5-10 mile distances as anything
else running over singlemode fiber.
	In theory it could be run over sonet, though I don't believe hardware
exists to do that (yet?) or if it would be worthwhile. There appear to be
(http://www.positronfiber.com/pfs/nav/products/ether_set.htm) devices to run
fast ether over sonet. Anyone actually using something like this care to


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