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Re: The Great Exchange

  • From: Anthony Sticha
  • Date: Wed May 27 23:59:49 1998

I wish that such a thing actually existed. Right now most charges are on
volume, with only one providor (to my knowledge) bringing a pipe in from the
US on a flat rate charge.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Donelan <SEAN@SDG.DRA.COM>
To: nanog@merit.edu <nanog@merit.edu>
Date: Thursday, 28 May 1998 12:37
Subject: Re: The Great Exchange


>>I think it's a North American view of the world, unsurprising on NANOG
>>:-) Traffic metering is the dominant charging mechanism for permanent
>>connections in Oz and Connect differentiate traffic based on its
>>source (domestic/cache/external).
>
>Hasn't a price war just broken out in Australia, with the dominant
>feature being the introduction of flat-rate pricing?
>
>--
>Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
>  Affiliation given for identification not representation
>
>