Australian ISPs should pay no mind to the cap

One of the great anomalies of the Australian broadband industry is the existence of usage caps, which around the world are virtually non-existent, writes Joshua Gans, an economics professor at Melbourne Business School, in The Age.In the US, some internet providers have talked of a 250 gigabytes-a-month limit. That has led to consumer outrage that forced those providers to desist lest they lose customers. This is despite the fact only 0.003 per cent of US broadband users exceed that level – just 0.21 per cent exceed 100GB.To read this article by Joshua Gans, an economics professor at Melbourne Business School, in The Age, in full, see:
business.theage.com.au/business/isps-should-pay-no-mind-to-the-cap-20090824-ewkk.html

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