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Re: Vonage Hits ISP Resistance

  • From: Daniel Golding
  • Date: Thu Mar 31 13:38:59 2005


On the attack, are we? Its a free market. If folks don't like what
unregulated, non-monopoly ISPs are doing, they can go elsewhere.

I dislike the moralizing. This is business, not a battle of good vs evil.

- Dan

On 3/30/05 7:51 PM, "Eric A. Hall" <ehall@ehsco.com> wrote:

> 
> 
> On 3/30/2005 11:27 AM, Greg Boehnlein wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Fergie (Paul Ferguson) wrote:
>> 
>>> Intersting article on ISP issues regarding competitive
>>> VoIP services:
>>> 
>>> http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?site=lightreading&doc_id=71020
>> 
>> Hmm.. I was quoted in it.
> 
> Oh good, maybe you can clarify some things:
> 
> | │As much as I want to see VOIP survive and thrive, I also don't want
> | to bear the additional cost of my customers choosing to use a
> | competitor's VOIP service over my own,▓ says Greg Boehnlein, who
> | operates Cleveland, Ohio-based ISP N2Net.
> |
> | │Without control of the last mile, we're screwed,▓ Boehnlein says,
> | │which is why I can identify with Clearwire's decision and say
> | îmore power to them╣.▓
> 
> Do you also block NNTP so that customers have to use your servers?
> 
> And if some other service used higher cumulative bandwidth than VoIP (say,
> Apple's music service) and didn't ~reimburse you for the use of your
> network, would|do you block that service too? For that matter, do you
> block the various P2P systems that don't make money but that generate
> massive traffic?
> 
> What don't you plan on blocking exactly?







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