Broadband ISPs taxed for "generating light energy"
woody at pch.net
Tue Oct 10 15:08:09 UTC 2006
> Sounds reasonable to me. Since the sale of energy is
> usually measured in kilowatt-hours, how many kwh of
> energy is transmitted across the average optical fibre
> before it reaches the powereda mplifier in the destination
Also, remember, it's _net_ energy delivered which matters... I'm sure the
customer is delivering light back toward the ISP as well.
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