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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