Re: Hi-Speed connection help

Video Com (videocom@sojourn1.sojourn.com)
Mon, 29 Jan 1996 17:06:39 -0500 (EST)



On Mon, 29 Jan 1996, Sgt Daniel W. Erskine wrote:

> On Sun, 28 Jan 1996, Video Com wrote:
>
> > Hi folks,
> > I own a reflector (V4.00B3) on a T1 line opperating under LINUX, and I want
> > to transmit one CUSEEME feed to many lurkers. Now for the questions, I
> > have a choice of using a 486/66 or a Pentium 100, is there going to be a
> > benefit using the Pentium? Also I have a choice of a 28.8K dialup or a
> > 4 mbps line from TCI Cable, is there going to be a benefit using such a
> > high speed connection?
> > Thanks,
> > Bill
>
> Greetings:
> There'll always be a benefit from choosing a Pentium processor over a 486DX
> processor! Now you have to weight the cost differences between using a 28.8
> modem and a 4Mb TCI connection. Will your workstation be using the internet
> enough (and require the power) to justify the 4Mb pipelime???
> You never said if this was for a business or for private (home) usage? If
> your 4Mb TCI provider is giving you "decent" rates, then GO FOR IT ! ! !
> There's many factors here that you haven't mentioned, so I cannot define for
> you which is more cost effective!
> Let me know what you're using the internet for, how often your using it,
> and tell me if it's for business or home use. Then, I'll be better able to
> provide you with a more "cost efficient" answer!
>
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Hi Dan,
We will be using the reflector for business, and want to provide the best
possible picture, TCI is offering the 4Mb line for $49.95 a month. Do you
think transmitting to the reflector via the 4Mb line will improve the
quality (frame rate) of the picture to the end user?
Thanks,
Bill