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Re: T1 Circuit actual throughput 1290Kbps

  • From: Dorian Kim
  • Date: Thu Jul 09 00:54:00 1998

On Thu, Jul 09, 1998 at 03:37:49PM +1000, Lincoln Dale wrote:
> In message <[email protected]>, Tony S. Hariman writes:
> >Does anybody have experience having a T1 circuit with PPP 
> >encapsulation getting only 1290 Kbps maximum throughput looking 
> >at "sh int" result from cisco router or MRTG ?
> A T1 is capable of achieving 1536 kbps maximum (24 x 64 kbps).

While this doesn't seem to apply to Tony's case, I wouldn't make a blanket
statements like that. If the T1 is provisioned ESF, yes you can get 
1536 kbps, but there are places where you still can only get SF/D4 framing.