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doc69
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Re: Usage billing NOT just because of more revenue

said by FFH5:

»AT&T: iPhone Data Pricing Comments 'Taken Out Of Context'
AT&T is eager to impose an unpopular usage-based billing model on both their wireless and wireline networks -- simply because it generates more revenue than flat rate pricing.
Karl keeps repeating this OVER & OVER, as if saying it constantly makes it true. Well, it isn't true. Usage based billing is ALSO about modifying customer behavior to be cognizant of what resources they consume and to recognize there are costs involved in massive usage. And the costs aren't merely monetary. They are also about delivering a good service and a consistent service. So Karl, it isn't SIMPLY about more money.

If AT&T had gone to usage billing BEFORE they rolled out the iPhone, we wouldn't be reading now about slow downloads & uploads, and disconnected calls, etc. Because the bandwidth hogs(yes I said it - bandwidth hogs) would have modified their behavior to save money.
Bullshit!!! It's because they want more money plain & simple!! Put a 10gig cap & leave it at that. Why would they want to go to Usage based billing??? Money Money Money Money Money!!!! Any other idea besides this is total BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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