From: Ronan Kirby (rkirby at domain iol.ie)
Date: Fri 09 Apr 1999 - 11:46:39 IST
> Most leased lines in this country cost (from ISP) between £3k and £4k per
> year. As to the cost of the line from TE, it all depends on how far you
> are (1) from your local exchange (2) how many more exchanges your line
> must do through to get to the termination point.
> Some people are now finding it cheaper to use radio links to their ISPs
> node, avoiding the cost of the line from Telecom. Obviously for this to
> work you must have line of sight. I believe Keddingtons sell a radio
> solution. Speeds are up to 10 megabit, but obviously thats only as far as
> the ISP node, from there on you will only gte the 64 or 128 you paid for.
> As to the cost of dialing via ISDN. The calls now cost the same as on
> PSTN, they only wasy the ISDN comes out more is the cost of renting the
> line. So work it out, 1891 number to your ISP with 7 mins per unit, and
> same call charge as PSTN.
> Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Finch [SMTP:pfinch at domain compsoc.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 09, 1999 12:45 PM
> To: Ilug linux mail list
> Subject: [ILUG] ISDV vs leased line
> OK, I know this has been discussed before, but anyway,
> What is the Cheapest leased line connection (64/128kb/sec) available
> including ISP a/c's and everything, and how does this compare to having an
> ISDN modem dialed up from 8am - 6pm, mon - fri with a fixed ip ?
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