Here we go with a solution for ISPs again. Actually, SDNP knows about it, thanks.
We were looking for more and we found it.
On 17 Dec 00, at 8:45, Eberhard W Lisse wrote:
Date sent: Sun, 17 Dec 2000 08:45:35 +0100
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From: Eberhard W Lisse <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: bandwidth per user - Internet standards
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> George, Paulos,
> In message <[log in to unmask]>, Dr Paulos Nyirenda
> write s: > On 25 Nov 00, at 16:36, George Sadowsky wrote:
> > > I think that the practical answer for developing regions is "as much
> > > as you can get the telephone lines to support, up to 56K."
> Excellent, practical answer.
> > Thanks but, no actually it did not. The practical answer does not
> > give a good estimate to design an optimal system in a developing or
> > developed region.
> You can not DESIGN such as system! UNless you have unlimited resources (ie
> a telecom carrier in the back).
> And it doesn't matter, there is no need for a 5-year plan, nor is
> growth predictable. Incremental Growth, the Namibian model, is still the
> most practical for developing countries. Ensure scalability by way of Open
> Source software and CISCO hardware, and purchase as many bandwidth as you
> can afford (if possible a little more than you need :-)-O) Then you have
> to make sure that ALL customers pay and you'll be able to purchase more
> bandwidth as you go along.
> But that would be a Sustainable Network Development Program, so you
> woulnd't konw anything about that, right?