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donoreo
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join:2002-05-30
North York, ON
reply to elwoodblues

Re: Fee for carriage is dead

That is what it was all about, getting more money from the consumer. The rest is just accounting.


pnjunction
Teksavvy Extreme
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join:2008-01-24
Toronto, ON
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said by donoreo:

That is what it was all about, getting more money from the consumer. The rest is just accounting.

It's also about barriers to entry into the business.

Bell to Rogers: OK you pay us X billions for our channels
Rogers to Bell: OK fine now you pay us X billions for our channels

Bell and Rogers to any new company: You pay us both X billions for our channels

The level of vertical integration that has been allowed is insane.


J E F F
Whatta Ya Think About Dat?
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join:2004-04-01
Kitchener, ON
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Only a matter of time before everyone figures out VPN or DNS services that allow pure American content on their devices and they can tell Bell and Rogers to go and suck wind.
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