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Re: [funsec] Not so fast, broadband providers tell big users (fwd)

  • From: Roland Dobbins
  • Date: Tue Mar 13 13:50:56 2007
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On Mar 13, 2007, at 10:08 AM, Matthew F. Ringel wrote:

DSL[1] and DOCSIS require active cooperation from the carrier.  Ergo,
tech advancement in the carrier-assisted data transport arena is
dependent on the carrier cooperating.

Are infrastructure build-out costs any less of an issue for consumer broadband SPs who offer metered service? Is their revenue model more amenable to doing capacity-expansion buildouts, vs. all-you-can-eat (except when you eat too much, heh) revenue models?

Roland Dobbins <[email protected]> // 408.527.6376 voice

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