Post Tagged with: "bandwidth"

Three Cents Per Gigabyte

Hugh Thompson has an interesting column on the actual bandwidth costs for ISPs.  He cites one provider that three cents per gigabyte is the likely cost.  Even assuming a ten cents per gigabyte “inflated cost”, that still represents as much as a 50X markup given that some providers charge $5 […]

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February 3, 2011 18 comments Must Reads

The Netflix Effect in Canada

Credit Suisse has conducted a study that unsurprisingly finds that Canadian ISP pricing leads to sticker shock for those subscribing to services such as Netflix.  That will only continue with ISPs such as Primus and Shaw introducing new limits on their bandwidth caps.

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January 10, 2011 14 comments Must Reads