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 From:  "Chris Bagnall" <m0n0wall at minotaur dot cc>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] RE : [m0n0wall] Re: ATM WAS RE: [m0n0wall] RE : [m0n0wall] Traffic Shaping issue
 Date:  Wed, 28 Jul 2004 15:27:47 +0100
> Unfortunately, I do not agree. I build similar network for 
> Sprint. ISP never use ATM because of the cost of the 
> equipement needed. Your ISP is bridging your service so it is 
> cheaper for him but it is not standard.

I don't know how things look in other parts of the world, but here in the
UK, just about every ADSL service is PPP-over-ATM. I don't know the
technicalities or the benefits/drawbacks of ATM, but ISPs over here
definitely *do* use it.


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