Tiered Pricing: Watch Out For That Speed Bump

Broadband is not a community asset. It is invested in, developed and managed by private entities. It is both appropriate and fair for users to pay for the amount of broadband consumed over a period of time.

Welcome to Potatoes, Onions and Oz

Googles objective in Kansas City, Kan., is to deliver 1 Gbps to each home. The company insists it doesn’t want to become an ISP or ITSP; the objective is to provide a networking environment where application developers can push functionality and purpose to unseen levels.

Peer-to-Peer Blog: What Does This Have to Do With Broadvox?

Given that peering is perceived differently when it occurs between similarly sized carriers, federations, consortiums or differently sized carriers, it is important to see how financially the issue between Level 3 and Comcast plays out.

Peer-to-Peer Blog: Test My ISP

Most Americans do not know what broadband is, let alone the kinds of options they have with regard to access.

Impressions From ISPCON

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO While walking the floor at ISPCON, I notice that besides the CALEA vendors looking to sell their boxes (oops, solutions), many of the other exhibitors are really looking for partners. Not customers. Not agents. Partners. Call the relationship what it is – vendor-client – but the fact that the sales pitch […]

Channel Bias

By Peter Radizeski, RAD-INFO Recently, I tried to move a couple of customers from the DSL provided by an independent ISP to Embarq DSL. The order was declined after seven days, because there was already DSL on the line. Now I find this funny for a couple of reasons, the biggest being that ILEC’s slam […]

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