Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality

Bob Evans bob at
Sun Mar 1 03:40:01 UTC 2015

>  > Asymmetric service was introduced to discourage home users from
>  > deploying "commercial" services. As were bandwidth caps.

Noooo, it was not. It was a technology issue from the very beginning.
Technology limits of coax cable plants even before DOCSIS. Also dslam
designs were such that they knew the direction of packets would be based
on the need to deliver content.  But Byte transfer caps (not bandwidth)
were based on the high throughput limits of the C.O. and headend gear
together with a marketers ability to over selling to a consumer.

Bob Evans

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