Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Wed May 14 07:29:30 UTC 2014


On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 09:04:11 AM Jean-Francois Mezei 
wrote:

> The problem with the internet is that while it had
> promises of wild growth in the 90s and 00s, once
> penetration reaches a certain level, growth stabilizes.

That depends on your point-of-view and/or interpretation of 
"growth".

In the last several years, networks have been adding more 
capacity than they have customers. I suppose, for a number 
of operators now, growth is in bandwidth, which is non-
linear to customer growth.

Mark.
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