·Time Warner Cable
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Re: Time-Warner for the Win!
said by elray:If by "win", you mean get all the lowest-paying customers with the smallest profit margins, you're absolutely right.
In the usual DSLR haze, Karl overlooks the bottom line.
Most households don't want to spend $70 a month for broadband, no matter how fast it might be.
They also don't want to have to pay $70 a month for broadband just to watch TV.
How many low-income households can actually do the math and get Google's "free" $300 service? Not many. $10/month works.
Unless Google responds with a competitively-priced product for everyone, and unbundled pay-tv, Cable will win the round and the battle.
AT&T seems to do OK targeting this market, so it won't be the end of the world, but TWC ought to consider stepping up their game some. At the very least they could more fully utilize DOCSIS 3.
AT&T U-Hearse - RIP Unlimited Internet 1995-2011