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Old 07-07-2009, 02:04 PM
John Navas
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On Tue, 07 Jul 2009 00:46:27 -0600, Todd Allcock
<elecconnec@aNOoSPAMl.com> wrote in
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>At 06 Jul 2009 18:43:38 -0700 Steve Sobol wrote:


>> But it's not true. Unless you're willing to spend tons of money building
>> out your own network, you're going to be reselling one of the incumbent
>> carriers.

>
>While I'm convinced this is a big scam, it's possible in theory- the MVNO
>could buy data from AT&T wholesale by the byte, (just like typical MVNOs
>buy voice airtime by the minute,) and then sell unlimited service plans,
>hoping the law of averages protects them.
>
>For every Larry using 25GB, there'd be a me using 250MB. For the MVNO,
>this would simply be "buffet restaurant economics"- the skinny people
>subsidize the fat guys like me, and the flat-rate pricing is (hopefully)
>set at a number that exceeds the average user's cost by the desired amount.


I think it more likely that throttling will be used to level the playing
field.

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Old 07-07-2009, 03:47 PM
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John Navas <spamfilter1@navasgroup.com> wrote in
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> I think it more likely that throttling will be used to level the playing
> field.
>


The more I read about zer01, the more it looks like an Amway pyramid scam.

Nuts....more waiting....


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