[c-nsp] Re: T1 circuits over OC3
gert at greenie.muc.de
Tue Oct 19 15:03:19 EDT 2004
On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 01:41:13PM -0400, Phillip Vandry wrote:
> > Flexibility... multiple parallel Layer2 (!) VCs over a single physical
> > wire (and different customers on the same DSLAM getting serviced by
> > different ISPs). ATM isn't *that* bad here...
> Ascend (Lucent) DSL used to use Frame Relay. We had a lot of that
> equipment. Though in the end the DSL TNT wasn't that great a DSLAM,
> it served us very well, and you can do multiple services just as
> well as with ATM.
Indeed, Frame Relay would work as well, if not better, here.
Maybe the decision to use ATM and not FR for most of the gear was driven
by the pre-existance of largish ATM clouds in many of the Telcos...
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