renamed: Usage based billing
pushp at CERF.NET
Fri Aug 30 00:45:14 UTC 1996
Geoff Huston writes:
> bandwidth are metered. Its just a big meter bucket. a 64K access pipe
> can deliver some 21G per month. So charging a flat rate for a 64K
> access is equivalent to charging for a 21G volume of traffic (or part
Not quite. 21 Gigs delivered in less than an hour over a DS3 link
costs much more than delivering it over a month on a 64K link.
ClockRate/Usage based tiered pricing accomodates volume, sustained use
and burst requirements more readily than a pure volume based model.
> So another spin on this is that the issue may not be one of metered or
> unmetered, but simply a discussion on the size of the metered unit.
Or its definition ..
Pushpendra Mohta pushp at cerf.net +1 619 455 3908
Director, CERFnet http://www.cerf.net +1 619 455 3995 (FAX)
More information about the NANOG