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Subject: Re: IP multicast for DSL customers
From: Carl Moberg <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Network management discussion for Nordic region <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 24 Jan 2003 14:58:04 +0100

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Patrik Fältström wrote:
> On fredag, jan 24, 2003, at 14:25 Europe/Stockholm, Carl Moberg wrote:
>>  Last I looked, all ISPs (well, ok, except maybe not
>>  Sprint for other reasons)
> :-)
>>  was waiting for/looking for a
>>  way to make money out of it before rolling it out. I
>>  suspect that that is still the case.
> If they had volume based billing, it would have increased their income
> because more bits means more income.

  Yep, then multicast had at least made some kind of

> The problem I see is that many ISPs (well, ok, except maybe not Sprint
> for other reasons) look at what they can sell in terms of "services",
> when what they should do is to sell bits, and they let others
> (including departments which are evaluated separately) sell services.

  I think we might have a pattern here ;-)

-- calle

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