[e2e] Re: crippled Internet

Luigi Rizzo luigi at info.iet.unipi.it
Wed Apr 18 08:45:42 PDT 2001

>         It is well known that the technical limitations of
> cable modem networks include the asymmetric bandwidth 
> (very limited upstream capacity, relative to downstream) 

actually, what _are_ those technical limitations ?
(and the same for DSL, given that there exist symmetrical DSL and
a couple of weeks ago somehow my line here in italy was apparently
misconfigured, and for at about 1hr i was uploading at 256Kbit/s
instead of the 128k i usually have).


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