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March 6, 2009  4:45 PM

Network speed & capacity are NOT the same

Posted by: Troy Tate
bandwidth, capacity, network band, network speed, throughput

There is often a misunderstanding of what network speed is versus capacity. The speed of data transfer is not just a function of the capacity (bandwidth) of the link, but of the distance between the endpoints. To find distances: Go to


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