KEY PUBLIC NETWORK CHARACTERISTICS
The variety of public network choices cited in the preceding chapter lead some potential users to despair at what seems a plethora of alternatives. Actually, specific user requirements can quickly eliminate many network candidates. This permits a more straightforward assessment of realistic alternatives. A few of those salient user characteristics are discussed here.
3.1 COVERAGE While the scale is continuous, ranging from international down to a single truck depot, the user coverage requirements discussed in this book fall into three broad categories: 1. Nationwide. 2. Regional: Examples of this might include the field sales company that works a...