Re: Ira's Poetry Break

Ray Peck (rpeck@PureAtria.COM)
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 13:54:22 -0800 (PST)

>BTW, I don't know which Hughes system is offering 400 kbps right now
>(according to Ray Peck), but it is not Spaceway. It is probably older (and
>more expensive) VSAT technology.

They market it as DirecPC (note: no T). Check
Available now at CompUSA. $650 for the dish, $10/month, $0.8/$0.6 per
megabyte during business/nonbusiness hours, "bulk packs" of $25 per 64
megs. 20 inch dish.

I might go for it, but so far they haven't responded to my mail asking
if I can use it with multiple IP addresses, routing them with NT
Server. At the moment, they only support Win95 on PCs.

No announced plans about Mac versions, no schedule for versions with