Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast'sActions

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at swm.pp.se
Tue Nov 30 01:18:07 CST 2010

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, Christopher Morrow wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:52 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
>> Considering there are mobile roaming partners that charge USD10-15 per
>> megabyte, unfortunately that proposition is really hard to do in todays
>> global market.
> but really, the 'cost' here is  the same as a local wireless user for
> air-time traffic, then 1$/mbps to ship the bits off their network
> across the internet, right?

Unfortunately the "cost" and the "price" has a very low correlation in 
this market. The same carriers who charge USD10 per megabyte for roaming 
might charge 0.1USD per megabyte to some of their own end users.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at swm.pp.se

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