More BW, Less Taxes

Simon Lockhart simonl at
Tue May 29 16:18:53 UTC 2001

>	Trans-oceanic capabilities will remain a bottleneck, but they
>	are not as problematic as in the previous decade. Witness Tyco
>	or any of the other folk that have cable-laying capability. Last
>	year they had waiting lines for boats.  Now the boats are idle.
>	Too much capacity in water and no-one taking it up. (see first
>	point above) 

Transatlantic bandwidth is becoming surprisingly cheap. It's now 50% 
cheaper to get from New York to London than it is to get from New York to 
San Jose.

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