Future of Communications Newsletter – December 2011

The latest example is the recent debate around usage-based billing. Klinker doesn???t believe it would do anything to alleviate network congestion, and he wishes ISPs would be a little more innovative. ??? ???You should really do congestion-based billing,??? he suggested.???

Usage caps are not a means of managing network capex and opex, but are a pricing ruse to extract revenue and exclude competing services.

Until these factors are recognised, nothing will encourage ISPs to shift from their current local maxima.

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