T1- Number of Connections
Posted on 2006-06-09
I am begining a wisp, trying to start off small and expand over time. I want to offer a high speed alternative to dsl or cable in an area where neither is availalbe.My question is simply this, if using a T1 line I believe I may have to have as many as 30 people on the line just to break even, or 50 people to make a profit in the begining. I have read about the 1/3 rule, that says figure 1/3 of the people will be on at any given time, but for peak times I know it can be more, so i am going to look this up on a worst case scenario situation.
Would I still have a high speed internet connection setup if 50 people were to be on a single T1 line?