Re: Rumors about the death of the ARPANET


Steven M. Miller (smiller@umn-cs.arpa)
30 Mar 88 04:53:37 GMT


> terminating at your residence? ISDN gives hopes of getting reasonable
> bandwidth almost anywhere a reasonable cost, whereas fiber will
> probably be limited to backbone applications and connecting super
> computer ($$$) centers.

I recently attended a presentation on ISDN given by a rep from
Northwestern Bell. He talked about the local loop being Fiber with
ISDN only being a small part of the bandwidth, with the rest being
things like super hi res cable tv and other goodies.

-Steve

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-Steve Miller, U of MN



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