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AT&T CFO Sees Tiered Pricing Future for Carriers

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Top message:  Actually 4G makes this argument an even bigger lie by WarriorProphet   Apr 21, 2010, 5:38 PM

Replying to:  Re: Actually 4G makes this argument an even bigger lie by CellStudent   Apr 21, 2010, 6:14 PM

Re: Actually 4G makes this argument an even bigger lie

by WarriorProphet    Apr 22, 2010, 12:16 AM

Well that actually runs into the secondary issue of the cost of broadband and fiber backhaul in the US, which is also out of proportion, providing more bandwidth on the datacom side is also similarly cost effective, but people like AT&T and Verizon enjoy overcharging each other for the use of their fiber networks in between, so we get this spiraling price issue.

Essentially the lack of regulation on what these things should cost vs what the end user is charged has screwed us in the US, with big companies getting richer. Even if Google doesn't end up delivering their fiber to the home as a product, they should spurn someone to realize that data bandwidth shouldn't be so expensive. We could easily be experiencing speeds up to 100x what we currently have in both home and commercial internet while the cost to the end user could remain the same, as many countries around the world demonstrate.

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