wentlancYou Can't Fix Dumb..
reply to IPPlanMan
Re: Something to look forward to with Comcast...
said by IPPlanMan:And exactly how does it encourage investment in infrastructure? Is there any guarantee that any of these overages will go directly to infrastructure upgrades?
My case for metered billing is that it encourages infrastructure investment. What incentive does Comcast have to invest in its infrastructure when you pay them a flat fee each month no matter how much you use... (well, up to 250GB that is)....
Will my bill go down from where it is now? Can grandma get a 5 gig plan for $10 monthly? Metered billing only works when the pricing starts out with actual cost to provide service. And even if I'm not a cable subscriber, I still have a wire in the ground. It does not cost them much to provide service.
The answer is they offshored all the cash trying to play globalization ISP instead of buying back their shares from Rogers who owns 30% of the company.
Canada has no competition and it's not by mistake.