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SubjectRe: openbkweb-0.0
In the US, at least, all the deals I've been able to find cap the 
bandwidth at ~100Kbit/sec average rate.

On Sun, Feb 16, 2003 at 09:18:56PM +0100, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Larry says that he hosts bkbits.net on a T1 which is shared with
> (probably) the IP traffic of bitkeeper.com and his VoIP.
>
> A fully loaded T1 can carry about 1/2 a TB per month traffic. This costs
> you at most (AT MOST!) about 350 Euros per month (e.g. www.odn.de) for
> a 2,3 Mbit SDSL line, which carries even 1,5 times the traffic of a T1).
>
> Rack housing with a moderate traffic volume (e.g. enough for most
> service needs) cost you between 29 Euros for a dedicated server with 60
> Gigs (www.hetzner.de) to 25,90 euros for a shared hosting with a gig of
> disc space and unlimited traffic (www.hosteurope.de, Hostnet product).
>
> All of the cited ISPs claim to have multi-GB uplinks to the various
> german an international peering points. I wouldn't consider that a
> "garden hose".
>
> Larry claimed a $15k bill for his T1. This is about 1200$ per months.
> You can get three flat 2.3 MBit SDSL lines for that. Or a dedicated
> server with about a TB of traffic in a housing center.
>
> Regards
> Henning
>
>
>
> On Sun, 2003-02-16 at 13:03, Andrew Walrond wrote:
> > Alan Cox wrote:
> > >
> > > Unlimited bandwidth at low bitrate is cheap. If you want 100Mbit then boy
> > > it gets pricy. Its the different between "all you get" and "you get xyz"
> > >
> >
> > Me thinks you miss my point :)
> >
> > In the context of Larry saying "It costs $x,000 dollars for me to
> > provide the bandwidth" and this guy saying "But you can get all you want
> > for 50Euros" leads me to suspect that he believes he is sat at the end
> > of an 8m main bore when infact he has at best a garden hose....
> >
> > Andrew
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