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Subject: Re: UKNM: RE: UKNM Digest V1 #115
From: James Bruce
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 10:16:30 GMT

You're right, I don't believe you, I'm paid to know how market forces work!

James Bruce
Managing Director
WebWeaver Media Construction Ltd.
Tel: 0171 379 5950
Fax: 0171 240 9096

-----Original Message-----
From: Nick Sellors <nickatderby [dot] org>
To: uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com <uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com>
Date: 15 December 1998 20:43
Subject: Re: UKNM: RE: UKNM Digest V1 #115

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.

Nick Sellors PSINet UK Ltd
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