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Re: cost of doing business (was:Re: OpenTransit (france telecom) depeers cogent)

  • From: Marshall Eubanks
  • Date: Sun Apr 17 15:20:46 2005

On Sat, 16 Apr 2005 22:23:53 -1000
 Randy Bush <[email protected]> wrote:
> > Let's say for the sake of argument that by 2010 we want to give every 
> > household 5 megabit/s on average. How could this be done with technology 
> > today seen on the radar? Remember that the households should want to pay 
> > for the bandwidth as well, meaning they might be willing to pay $30 per 
> > month for the bandwidth part (this is kind of high, but let's go with it). 
> fwiw, 100mb to the home costs about that in japan
> randy

Hi Randy;

Do you have any idea what sort of underprovisioning is typical for this sort
of service in Japan ? Do they really have anything like a symmetric 100 Mbps all
the way back to the backbone ?

Marshall Eubanks