In message <[log in to unmask]>, Steve Song writes:
> Further to my last message here is a link to a throughput comparison
> test of several cellular modems. The message would appear to be
> that compression counts for a lot and that you can get close to 9K6
> throughput even with compressed files.
Under ideal situations :-)-O
But we are talking mail here, using Windoze TCP underlying.
And, you must look at what compression algorithm is used. ZIP isn't
that efficient in the first place, but doesn't perform well on Modem
transmission. gzip does much better, presumeably because the algorithm
is the same used on modems.