[LINK] Look, up in the sky! [Was: Lag will set our broadband back: expert]
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Wed Jul 29 12:51:50 AEST 2009
At 12:01 PM 29/07/2009, David Boxall wrote:
>So what are the potential impacts on reliability, durability,
>maintenance costs and value of the network, given that it seems much -
>if not most - of it will be overhead?
Part of it will depend on what support systems they put in place. If
they don't have a maintenance strategy, the reliability will suffer.
I don't know how resilient fibre is, though. It is glass, but may be
quite flexible in the strands in cables. At least they won't be
subject to backhoes. ;-)
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