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elray

join:2000-12-16
Santa Monica, CA
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·Time Warner Cable
·EarthLink
reply to big_e

Re: $5416 dollars per customer acquisition cost

said by big_e:

Are you sure you don't have the numbers reversed? Most estimates I've seen put the cost to pass for FIOS at $700 per home with a cost of 4K per paying customer.

»www.nytimes.com/2008/08/19/techn···nted=all

My nose is wrinkling. If its $4K/sub, not per address, VZ would be foolish to quit; rents on the 30% take rate (premium buyers, immune to price), minus the union overhead, should be sufficiently attractive to continue expansion. While LTE will be a competitive threat, it won't affect the Fios set.