T3 to E3 conversions

Hank Nussbacher hank at ibm.net.il
Tue Jul 14 06:32:45 UTC 1998

How do carriers handle E3 to T3 conversions?  What equipment is used?  I
have heard that trans-Atlantic carriers sell E3s to Europeans when in fact
it is a T3 with T3 costs passed on the customer and merely convert the line
from T3 to E3 - thereby causing 11Mb/sec of b/w to be wasted.  Any truth to


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