Actually, the business are in a position to engineer their networks so
that they get the quality of leased line connections. It is not a case
that quality is sacrificed to cost, but simply voice is now another
factor in the network design.
On Dec 6, 2004, at 11:18 PM, Curt Sampson wrote:
>> The interesting thing over the last few years is how consumers are
>> prepared to make major sacrifices in quality if there is a dramatic
>> cost saving/other advantage. Witness the growth of....
> Not just consumers! Businesses are willing to do that, too. Witness
> the growth of using the Internet to connect offices instead of leased
> lines. Not only are many businesses replacing some of their leased
> lines with less reliable, less secure and (sometimes even) slower
> Internet connections, but far more had already made it clear, by
> potential links unconnected until the Internet came along, that cost,
> not quality, was the key factor.
> The Internet itself is shining proof yet again that the, "cheap, and
> lots of it," strategy tends to be a real winner.
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