From: Adam L. Beberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jun 19 2000 - 16:18:41 PDT
On Sun, 18 Jun 2000, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> According to public AOL statements:
> 4 Million simultaneous users at peak
> 1 Billion IMs/day
> 2 MB/second = 173 GB/day = 20Mb+ avg. traffic, full duplex loading
There are 91M AOL-IM users, 23M of which actually subscribe to AOL.
Add in the other "services" that use AOL-IM on the sneaky-sneak.
That's only 10 per user per day. not so unreasonable...
dont even ask how many i sent in a day
> The bandwidth is much less than I would have thought.
Most bandwidth is peer-peer is you do it right, or anywhere near right.
- Adam L. Beberg
Mithral Communications & Design, Inc.
The Cosm Project - http://cosm.mithral.com/
email@example.com - http://www.iit.edu/~beberg/
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