Re: Hi-Speed connection help

Richard Collins (rcollins@mirror.det.mun.ca)
Wed, 31 Jan 1996 15:27:30 -0330


The 4 m cable system we use here in Newfoundland is fully bidirectional.
They are expecting to up it to 10 m within a month or so. The offset
system you're speaking of is Phillips (I believe) and delivers 512k out
and 4 back???

On Tue, 30 Jan 1996, John R. Haggis wrote:

> One question:
>
> About this "4mb" line from TCI... Most cable forays I've heard of into
> TCP/IP transport involve a fast incoming line and slug-like outgoing line.
> This could be a new infrastructure, but most of them are geared toward
> content delivery. Are you sure the 4mb is bidirectional? If it were only
> incoming, it wouldn't do very well for your CU-SeeMe reflector to send out...
>
> - John (haggis@cesium.com)
>
>
> At 05:06 PM 1/29/96 -0500, you wrote:
> >
> >
> >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!
> >>
> >>
> [=============================================================================]
> >> "THERE IS NO SANITY... Just organized CHAOS!!!"
> >>
> >> "I'ld rather STAND CORRECTED than SIT CONFUSED!!!"
> >>
> >> Sgt Daniel W. Erskine "derskine@apci.net"
> >> PHONE: (618) 256-6891 "derskine@caesar.safb.af.mil"
> >> "http://www.apci.net/~derskine"
> >>
> [=============================================================================]
> >>
> >
> >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
> >
> >
>