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PIPE

Pipe

An obsolete unit of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.

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"One, we want to push this concept that you're not just giving [the building owner] a fat pipe; you're actually creating a services-oriented building area network in that building, so people can get those services two years down the road.
Even fat pipes cannot support leapfrogging bandwidth demands.
Vox Telecom products and marketing executive head Gary Sweidan, stated that, The million megabytes of free Fat Pipe ADSL data being offered to Samsung customers is valid for 12 months and is unthrottled, unshaped, high-quality bandwidth.
"Google is a major traffic cop; it is a fat pipe. Thanks to Google, the average blog will now get double the traffic.
Home- and office-based video streaming is coming, and that data needs a fat pipe in both directions.
Although the Internet data was physically transported by parallel T1s between the two Orion 4000s, the connection functioned as a 6-Mbps "fat pipe." This 6-Mbps channel was more efficient than four separate 1.5-Mbps T1 connections and provided notable improvements in response over the three separate T1 connects used previously.
So customers of one WiMax carrier may get a fat pipe of 1Mb per second or more at home and then find they can't use a roaming partner's network for the rich applications they're used to, he said.
It's important to partner with a videoconference technology partner that has good options for all types of bandwidth and latencies--ranging from "fat pipes" and "low latency" to the low-quality Internet connectivity still sometimes found in rural areas.