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Re: AT&T: 15 Mbps Internet connections "irrelevant"
On Sat, Apr 01, 2006 at 08:34:36AM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote: > > http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060331-6498.html > > "In the foreseeable future, having a 15 Mbps Internet capability is > irrelevant because the backbone doesn't transport at those speeds," he > told the conference attendees. Stephenson said that AT&T's field tests > have shown "no discernable difference" between AT&T's 1.5 Mbps service and > Comcast's 6 Mbps because the problem is not in the last mile but in the > backbone." No the problem is at AT&T's congested peering edge. :) -- Richard A Steenbergen <[email protected]> http://www.e-gerbil.net/ras GPG Key ID: 0xF8B12CBC (7535 7F59 8204 ED1F CC1C 53AF 4C41 5ECA F8B1 2CBC)