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From: American University of Beirut <email@example.com>
To: Oliver Leblond
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 94 11:40 EST
The Internet link to Lebanon is technically stable but the present
communication cost is prohibitive.
The Lebanese commercial network consist of an X.25 PSN with nodes in most
of the major cities and connected to the international transit node of Paris.
The pilot academic and research network is based in the American University of
Beirut and still in the testing period. AUB's network is linked to the Internet
via a 9.6kbps dialup X.25. AUB is planning to enhance its Internet link
bandwidth and connect other Universities (funding the project is the major
The public telephone network will be ISDN based, the project will take 3 years
the first phase of implementation started this year.