Token ring? topic hijack: was Re: Mystery open source switching

Sven Olaf Kamphuis sven at cb3rob.net
Tue Nov 2 14:59:10 CDT 2010


doesn't most of SMS (the crap on GSM's) also run on x.25?

i recall some customer of mine talking X.25 to a telco to get their 
messages to the phones anyway.

same for one of our banks not so very long ago...


On Tue, 2 Nov 2010, Sven Olaf Kamphuis wrote:

>> Are there still any commercial X.25 nets in operation?  I had some 
>> peripheral involvement with Tymnet in the MCI/Concert conversion, and hear 
>> it shut down sometime in 2003-4.
>
> http://www.ram.nl/nl/aanbieder_van_mobiele_datacommunicatie/diensten/netwerkdiensten?read_more=1323735124421760482
>
> also: yep.
>
> commercial x.25 based packet radio networks, and the wired parts to keep them 
> together, are still around.
>
> (the non-commercial ones also ofcourse ;)
>
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> On Tue, 2 Nov 2010, Chris Boyd wrote:
>
>> 
>> On Nov 1, 2010, at 11:48 AM, Nick Hilliard wrote:
>> 
>>> And FDDI and X.25 and every single legacy protocol
>> 
>> Are there still any commercial X.25 nets in operation?  I had some 
>> peripheral involvement with Tymnet in the MCI/Concert conversion, and hear 
>> it shut down sometime in 2003-4.
>> 
>> --Chris
>> 
>> 
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