RE: PMD Compromise
One could charge the price of a small car on a monthly basis on the traffic
that traverses that link. Also the jitter and clock issues are not as it is
in SONET so I would disagree that it would not be less expensive than SONET.
> Are your customers prepared to pay the cost of a small car for each 80km
> link. The other alternative is 40km max. with a cost of roughly 1/2.
> An 80km data link will be as difficult to design as an equivalent SONET
> link, so it won't be any cheaper.