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Re: Internet II is coming...
On Wed, 9 Oct 1996, Hank Nussbacher wrote: > How will throwing OC48 pipes at the university network solve the problem? > Today a common university has about 10,000 PCs each with sound cards and > the kids all do CuseeMe and Vocaltec. 3 years down the road they will all have > VR gear attached to their PC in the dorm and will be doing netgaming in the > evening. So the OC48 pipes gets stuffed and the researchers complain. > Universities will use whatever bandwidth you throw at them. > > The reason for this is that within the university, access and use is unlimited > and uncontrolled. The student and the professor have equal access from their This is changing, and where it hasn't changed, will most likely change. Thanks for the desc of what Israeli universities are doing. It's very informative. -dorian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -