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Re: Why do some ISP's have bandwidth quotas?
Yeah, try buying bandwidth in Australia! The have a lot more water to cover ( and so potentially more cost and more profit to be made by monopolies) than well connected areas such as the US. Also there may be more tax costs, staff costs, equipment costs with import duty etc which obviously means buying more equipment to support more throughput costs more money. -- Leigh Hex Star wrote: > Why is it that the US has ISP's with either no quotas or obscenely high ones > while countries like Australia have ISP's with ~12gb quotas? Is there some > kind of added cost running a non US ISP? > >