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Date: Fri Aug 14 2009 - 15:12:53 EDT
On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 19:55:36 BST, Rod Beck said:
> Well, the funny thing is that when I approached bandwidth buyers at some
> well known publicly traded carriers, they told me that 40 gig waves
> across the Atlantic were impossible.
Theoretically impossible, or just "impossible on the fiber that's already
underwater"? Big difference there.
> Indeed, when we decided to launch LAN PHY 10 GigE, the builder of our cable
> system told us it wasn't possible.
Again, was this "impossible on a cable the builder was about to build", or
"impossible on the cable that the builder put under the water already"?