[clug] broadband ISPs in Canberra

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Tue Sep 28 12:53:08 GMT 2004

On 27/09/2004, at 3:41 PM, Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au wrote:

> It's all rather like postage used to be in the UK before Rowland
> Hill's postal reforms were adopted. Hopefully, on day people will
> comment on how quaint and archaic the arbitrary subdivision of bits
> for billing was.

My personal favourite inaccurate analogy is of traditional vs low-cost 
airlines.  The market can get into a place where all the established 
providers are charging way over the cost of actually providing the 
service, but new entrants will eventually destabilize it.


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