Did Internet Founders Actually Anticipate Paid,

Nathan Eisenberg nathan at atlasnetworks.us
Mon Sep 20 13:38:04 CDT 2010


> Devil's Advocate here,
> 
> What would you say to ISP A that provided similar speeds as ISP B, but B took
> payments from content providers and then provided the service for free?
> 
> Gives you the choice, ISP A, which costs, and ISP B, which is free, and most
> people wouldn't know the difference.
> 
> ~J

I would say that it's an interesting and unprecedented (to my knowledge) model.  Could be an interesting business plan.  I'm not sure if it's realistically viable, and it's certainly a risky proposition, but it's definitely unusual.

Nathan





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