Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @
>At 1:56 PM -0800 2/3/97, Subir Grewal wrote:
>>On 3 Feb 1997, Steve Simmons wrote:
>>:Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @
>>:Phone line economics are *really* odd. For a nice overview, see if you
>>:can find `The Death of Distance' from a late-1995 issue of the Economist.
>Just for clarity. I did *not* say this. The attributions got munged somewhere.
I guess that Subir deleted one too few lines in editing his followup.
He was also correct -- the Economists excellent article on telephony
economics is still available at
It's a must read to anyone who wants to think seriously about long-term
bandwidth costs, be they local or global. Thanks for finding the ref.
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