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Re: IP: Pac Bell says Net use may collapse phone system

  I've been watching this conversation for a while...
  Things are going fiber more and more.
  Single fiber cable can carry 3 Million + conversations.
  Don't think capacity is going to be a problem in the future.
  At 10:34 PM 10/25/96 -0400, James Love wrote:
  >On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, Robert Berger wrote:
  >> When a large number of lines start having phone calls that last significantly
  >> longer than a few minutes radically shift the required ratio of lines to
  >> switching/trunking. 
  >    Maybe I'm missing something here.  Is the length of call the ONLY 
  >important variable?  Isn't the real issue the number of lines that can be 
  >used at any one time....    like the percent of customers who are using 
  >the telephone at the same time?    What is this percent...for the typical 
  >POTS user?  jamie
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