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Re: Vonage Hits ISP Resistance
- From: Greg Boehnlein
- Date: Wed Mar 30 20:43:07 2005
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 5:06 PM -0800 2005-03-30, Bill Nash wrote:
> > I find this to be entertaining, since as a VOIP consumer, I'm
> > reimbursing my ISP for the cost of the traffic as part of my monthly
> > tithe.
> No, that's not true. Not if your ISP has oversold their upstream
> bandwidth, and a lot of people start using VOIP.
> In that case, your ISP is dependant on keeping you fat, dumb,
> happy, barefoot, and pregnant in the kitchen, taking whatever
> semidigested pabulum they choose to feed you, and if you start
> getting uppity by actually thinking for yourself and using something
> like VOIP, then they're going to have to bitch-slap you back into
> your rightful place under their thumb.
That is fairly entertaining. Perhaps you could provide the financial
breakdown for ANY DSL business model that doesn't rely on
Q. How many, full-on 6 Meg DSL subscribers can you put on a 45 meg ATM
connection without oversubscription? ;)
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