off-topic: historical query concerning the Internet bubble

Joe Hamelin joe at nethead.com
Thu Aug 5 16:55:56 CDT 2010


On Thu, Aug 5, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Andrew Odlyzko <odlyzko at umn.edu> wrote:
> To get a better understanding of the dynamics of that bubble, to assist
> in the preparation of a book about that incident, I am soliciting
> information from anyone who was active in telecom during that period.

We saw that or better growth at Flying Crocodile (aka sextracker.com)
during that period.  I don't have access to the stats anymore (if they
even exist) but in two years we went from 1Mb/s to over 1Gb/s in
outbound traffic.  This was 1998 to 2000ish.

It was "fun" to try to keep enough pipe and cards in the GSR12000s
even being in the Westin.


Joe Hamelin, W7COM, Tulalip, WA, 360-474-7474




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