More BW, Less Taxes

bmanning at bmanning at
Tue May 29 16:42:11 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.
> Simon

	Yup.   However, have you priced an STM1 from Sydney to Tokyo vs
	STM1 from Sydney to US and Tokyo to US?  The two STM1s are about
	75% of the cost of the direct STM1.

	Please repeat the exercise between Rome and Stockholm vs Rome/US
	& Stockholm/US.


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