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rradina

join:2000-08-08
Chesterfield, MO

Why Limited Time Promotion?

Why not just not offer an "unlimited" fee all the time? Why is this being marketed like McDonalds McRib sandwich?

They can always pull it if everyone decides to pays $30 more, drops TV and phone and just watches streaming video and using Skype/OTT VOIP solutions.


elray

join:2000-12-16
Santa Monica, CA
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said by rradina:

Why not just not offer an "unlimited" fee all the time? Why is this being marketed like McDonalds McRib sandwich?

They can always pull it if everyone decides to pays $30 more, drops TV and phone and just watches streaming video and using Skype/OTT VOIP solutions.

Because buyers need an incentive to commit. If everyone could simply wait until they justified a given purchase, prices would have to be even higher to offset the revenue loss.

Streaming video isn't a replacement, even for Canadian pay-tv.

34764170

join:2007-09-06
Etobicoke, ON
reply to rradina

They're not really trying to do you a favour. If they were the pricing would be lower all the time instead of ridiculous limited time promotions.


rradina

join:2000-08-08
Chesterfield, MO
reply to elray

That's the strangest view of economics I've ever read. I have no idea where to begin or how to even respond.