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Re: MCI WorldCom fiber cut in White Plains, NY

  • From: Alex Bligh
  • Date: Sun Oct 10 09:18:17 1999

[email protected] said:
> why pay the complexity and cost overhead of SONET if you're not
> building rings?

Because on a long path, collapsed SONET (i.e. running on a single
path) is about half the cost than diverse SONET. Sometimes less
than half as the second leg is less direct. You get what you pay

Alex Bligh
GX Networks (formerly Xara Networks)