From: Dave Airlie (david.airlie at domain ul.ie)
Date: Fri 14 May 1999 - 10:55:57 IST
> Esat on the other hand quoted a similar installation and about £4000 per
> year. Unfortunatley it looks as if I'll have to settle for an ISDN line.
> All, ive got to figure out now is routing data through the D channel. Any
> body have any info on doing this, the idea is to route e-mail through it.
D channel is 16kps for signalling only.. it is not supported by the ISPs
here AFAIK to route any traffic over it .. and the standards for doing so
are very dependant on hardware I think ... both at your end and in the
ISP, I think it uses some wierd TCP/IP over X.25 over the D-channel ..
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Paul Curtayne <niche at domain tinet.ie>
> To: Justin Mason <jm at domain netnoteinc.com>
> Cc: ILUG <ilug at domain linux.ie>
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 1999 10:10 AM
> Subject: Re: [ILUG] OT: read and puke
> > > "Covad is offering flat-rate pricing based on speed and distance.
> > > Symmetrical DSL at 144 kilobits per second from one remote site to a
> > central
> > > point under 500 miles away will cost $135 a month - around half the
> > typical
> > > cost of running a frame relay service to the remote office, the
> > company
> > > claimed"
> > >
> > > How much would TE charge for a 144 kilobits per second always on
> > link from
> > > Dublin to a branch office in Cork or Limerick?
> > >
> > > Mote at http://www.covad.com
> > >
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