Don’t tell the existing clients. Quietly upgrade their speed to the new tier. I
have did me that in the past and no one bat an eye.
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> On Apr 7, 2018, at 12:50 PM, Matt Hoppes <mattli...@rivervalleyinternet.net>
> No. We continue to take on customers. Comcast offers a 200 which we all agree
> most people aren’t using. Really it’s marketing more than people need it.
> But increasing speed is lowering price.
> 10 meg for $50
> 20 meg for $70
> So I offer 25 for $50 and 50 for $70. Now my 20meg customers downgrade to the
> $50 plan.
>> On Apr 7, 2018, at 15:44, Adair Winter <ada...@amarillowireless.net> wrote:
>> Increase speed, do not lower price.
>> Are you up against competition that is driving you to need to offer speeds
>> that fast? If not, make a good comfortable upgrade for the customer and
>> leave room to offer more later
>>> On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 2:23 PM, Matt Hoppes
>>> <mattli...@rivervalleyinternet.net> wrote:
>>> So I'm looking at deploying 60GHz equipment, and we currently have a very
>>> small fiber network. With the 60GHz, fiber, and even 5GHz nanopops I can
>>> offer huge amounts of bandwidth to end users.... but I have two questions:
>>> * My wholesale bandwidth costs are dirt cheap (that's not a problem just a
>>> statement).... so picking up the bandwidth is not an issue.
>>> * Do end users actually care if I offer them a 200-300-400Megabit plan?
>>> * I can offer extremely cheap Internet - like 200 Megabits for $100, or
>>> maybe even $75 -- I haven't run a full business case yet. But how do I
>>> avoid cannibalizing my existing income?
>>> "Oh! You have 200 Megabits for $75? Well then I'd like to downgrade from
>>> your $90 for 35 Megabit plan"
>>> * Do I throw on some huge data limit? What do you do if an end-user
>>> actually decided to use 200megabits 24x7? Sure it's fine if it's temporal
>>> usage, but it can't be a 24 x7. Maybe throttle to half the speed if X usage?
>>> Still very much in the exploratory stage of all of this -- but working on
>>> long term business plans.
>> Adair Winter
>> VP, Network Operations / Co-Owner
>> Amarillo Wireless | 806.316.5071
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