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Re: Network end users to pull down 2 gigabytes a day, continuously?
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
There is no technical challenge here; what the pirates are already doing works pretty well, and with a little UI work it'd even be ready for the mass market. The challenges are figuring out how to pay for the pipes needed to deliver all these bits at consumer rates, and how to collect revenue from all the viewers to fairly compensate the producers -- both business problems, though for different folks.
Will the North American market change from using speed to volume for pricing Internet connections? Web hosting and other markets around the
world already use GB/transferred packages instead of the port speed.
What happens if a 100Mbps port is $19.95/month with $1.95 per GB transferred up and down? Are P2P swarms as attractive?