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From Paul Richards <p.richa...@elsevier.co.uk>
Subject Re: resend the announcement
Date Wed, 06 Dec 1995 10:49:34 GMT
In reply to Ben Laurie who said
> 
> > 
> > 
> > Paul wrote,
> >  
> > > Hmm, well, the ac.uk network (JANET) is probably one of the
> > > biggest in the world in terms of bandwidth. SuperJANET, which
> > > Cardiff is on, is a 150Mb backbone.
> > 
> > that fact usually makes people's jaw drop, but the truth (AFAIK)
> > is that SuperJANET is reserved for special projects and isn't in
> > day-to-day use (or did they change something?)
> 
> Not as of a few months ago (speaking as one who tried to get UKERNA to sanction
> the use of SuperJANET for something - they just dithered until it was too late.
> Come the revolution they'll be first up against the wall.)

Umm, aren't you a commercial site? Use of JANET is not allowed for
commercial use, though pressures are mounting to change that too, mainly
from the JANET users themselves who see the potential of selling
services on a 150Mbit backbone :-)

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