} Colin says
} > Of course, AARNet is already volume charging service providers, and has
} > been for some months now. Microplex tells me they expect to pay AARNet
} > over $100,000 next year in international charges. Isn't that almost as
} > expensive as leasing your own overseas line?
} I just finished buying a new one and it's significantly more expensive than
} $100,000. When you start talking about the potential available bandwidth
} for AARNet people (8Gb) you're also talking not insignificant numbers
} of millions of dollars.
Yeah, but I wasn't talking about leasing an entire AARNet connection to
the States -- instead, I was talking about how much of a pipe Microplex
could get for $100,000 a year.
I'm doing research now, and I'll post results to the list when I have
them as to how much it'd cost for various line sizes with various