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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
> 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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