Broadband ISPs taxed for "generating light energy"
a.harrowell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 10 15:27:07 UTC 2006
Reasonable? I think you mean "justifiable".
On 10/10/06, Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net> wrote:
> > 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
> > switch/router?
> Also, remember, it's _net_ energy delivered which matters... I'm sure the
> customer is delivering light back toward the ISP as well.
More information about the NANOG