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Re: Reducing Usenet Bandwidth
At 04:06 PM 2/2/2002 -0500, you wrote:
We are a medium sized ISP with about 15,000 customers using connection types from dialup to T3. We have found that at any given time, we have 5-10 users connected to our news server per hour. Assuming the average session is at least 1-2 hours for most binaries users and the same people probably use news each day... .0002% of our users actually use usenet. We have outsourced news for about 2 years to Giganews and we have found it to be a far more effective solution for our needs anyway.On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Alex Rubenstein wrote: > Perhaps the same time the end-users (whose fees go towards paying for the > hardware, presumably) say "we don't want binaries anymore." It would be interesting to survey the customers and see: A) how many would care if we didn't provide usenet B) how many would care if we didn't carry any binaries C) how many have never heard of usenet I suspect A and B would be small, and C large.
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