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Re: Two Tiered Internet
On Wed, 14 Dec 2005, Tony Li wrote: > Because they're telephone companies. Oh, that's right. I forgot. They're evil. > Because they can't manufacture bandwidth that isn't there. Cable > co's provide broadband with a fraction of the loop capacity. For > telco's to offer premium service, they have to take from the aggregate > capacity. It's a zero sum game, and for the telco's to get more, the > subscribers get less. I guess you missed all those trenches being dug in Verizon land to install fiber to the home. I guess you missed all the network upgrades in ATT/SBC and Bellsouth land to shorten their copper loop distances. Sounds like they are manufacturing more bandwidth and the zero sum game is getting bigger.