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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: resend the announcement
Date Wed, 06 Dec 1995 11:13:59 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 :-)

Yes, we are commercial, but this was a non-commercial project, which our
company donated its time and resources to.

Cheers,

Ben.

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London, England.

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