Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-28 Thread Tom DeReggi
- Original Message - From: John Scrivner [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 10:29 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) I am not going to debate what the ultimate broadband system

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Seriously, how much does a sub use anyway? If you keep control over p2p, how much are they really going to take anyway? Anyone got numbers? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Although the service is not available yet in my area, it is getting close and reports are it could be available in 2006 -

RE: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Rick Smith
Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 4:21 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) I agree, most sub's use about 1Mbps to 2Mbps if they very active downloading content (ftp, streaming, and some p2p) (I limit p2p

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Tom DeReggi
-Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 4:43 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) I can get a 100Mbps or 200Mbps feed today at very

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Travis Johnson
a fortune in hardware -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2005 4:43 PM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: RE: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) I can get a 100Mbps

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Bob Moldashel
Tom DeReggi wrote: Bob made a good point regarding contracts. Use the you can serve them today, to your advantage, and lock them in. Charge install fees because you can, so yoour gear is paid for by the time FIOS does come, and you are in the position to be your most competitive. My view is

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Bob Moldashel
Travis Johnson wrote: I have been saying for YEARS on these lists that you can NOT compete on price... you have to compete on service and customer support. Period. We currently charge $10 per month more than CableOne. They are selling an up to 3meg connection for $29.95. I currently sell a

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread Travis Johnson
LOL. Because I still enjoy coming to work each day and I'm making a good living... and I get to do what I want from replacing bad radios on top of 9,000ft mountains to changing out light bulbs (literally)... ;) Of course, there are days that aren't so good Christmas Eve I had to

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread John Thomas
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) Seriously, how much does a sub use anyway? If you keep control over p2p, how much are they really going to take anyway? Anyone got numbers? [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Although the service

Re: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need)

2005-12-27 Thread John Scrivner
Subject: RE: [WISPA] verizon fios pricing (how much speed do they really need) Right. Unless there's a technology upgrade soon in the 2 / 5 gig areas, we're going to need something else to compete... I have a 20 meg feed right now, and it's about 1.5 meg average... But to no customers can I