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Subject: Re: UKNM: RE: UKNM Digest V1 #115
From: Nick Sellors
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 20:26:44 GMT

On Tue, 15 Dec 1998 12:19:04 -0000, jamesatwebweaver [dot] uk [dot] com (James Bruce)

>Wrong! the reason that US hosting costs are lower in than the UK's is that
>the competitive picture is vastly different. Penetration of over 30% and a
>multitude of mature players keeps the costs low, whereas the UK's relatively
>modest takeup allows upstream providers to bloat their margins, this then
>feeds downstream.


The main reason that hosting in the US is cheaper is purely and simply
because of international bandwidth requirements and their associated
costs. I don't care if you don't believe me, because I know what I'm
talking about.

>Don't be fooled by all this bandwidth junk!!!

See .sig - I'm paid to know about this stuff.

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  Re: UKNM: RE: UKNM Digest V1 #115, James Bruce

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