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Re: MCI [ATM overhead]

  • From: Shikhar Bajaj
  • Date: Thu Mar 21 10:56:27 1996

> I.e. a dual clearline DS-3 actually carries as much user data as OC-3c ATM.
> Which, incidentally, was why SprintLink backbone design is easily expandable
> to dual links (that includes carefully considering implications for routing). 
> Sean presented that design on NANOG a year ago, BTW.  Funny thing, the design
> is expandable beyond that, too, so OC-3 ATM is already obsolete.
> --vadim

If OC-3 is obsolete, what does that make DS-1s and DS-3s?