Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast'sActions

William Warren hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com
Tue Nov 30 08:47:53 CST 2010


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On 11/30/2010 12:09 AM, Andrew Koch wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 22:17, William Herrin<bill at herrin.us>  wrote:
>
>> So you're saying: treat it like electrical service. I have a 200 amp
>> electrical service at my house. But I don't pay for a 200 amp service,
>> I pay for kilowatt-hours of usage.
>>
>> There are several problems transplanting that billing model to
>> Internet service. The first you've already noticed - marketing
>> activity has rendered it unsalable. But that's not the only problem.
> Not quite.  Look at mobile data plans.  A very few are unlimited, most
> are per byte.

I don't know of a single data plan that's unlimited.  they all have 
either 5 gig or lower transfer caps.  That's not unlimited no matter 
what the lawyers or marketers day.
>
> Andy Koch
>





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