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Subject:  Re: AOL is not dead yet Date:  2/2/1999  1:52 AM
Author:  tgillette Number:  4070 of 55215

<<Ahh, but would it have the speed of a cable modem, or would it be just a
matter of plugging your
old POTS modem into the cable telephone link, with no speed upgrade?>>

<< KendallMCox,
Darn good question. I think much depends on the nature of the device forming
the connection. Since it is IP-based, however, I suspect it might not have the
constraints we see with POTS. I can't believe, though, that it will rival cable
modem throughput.>>

Athm "owns" the bandwidth above 128K per their contracts with cable partners.
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