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

Roland Dobbins rdobbins at cisco.com
Tue Mar 13 17:15:33 UTC 2007


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?

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