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

  On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Fred R. Goldstein wrote:
  > >calls seems not very relevant...   If there are 100 POTS lines hooked
  > >up to a switch, how many can pick up the line at one time?
  > Residence lines are *typically*, so far as I know, provisioned at around 3-4
  > CCS apiece, where 36 CCS means in use all the time.  But switch capacity has
  > many dimensions. 
        Recognizing is "more complex" than this.... does this mean that the
  residential voice network is built so that about 10 percent of the lines
  can be used at one time? 
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