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Re: [Latest draft of Internet regulation bill]
On Thu, 10 Nov 2005, Christian Kuhtz wrote: > > So, there was a time when everyone said 'good grief, what would > anyone do with 1.5mbps', and where in turn engineered bitrates ended > up being several orders of magnitude lower. In fact, we all were > worried what would happen to our POPs and backbone when 1.5mbps > consumers showed up in volume back in the '98 timeframe. > oops ;) my point wasn't that bandwidth wasn't necessary over X speed, it was that the main motivator for consumer purchase was no long bandwidth but price alone. Sorry for the confusion.