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Is the Era of "All-you-can-eat" Internet Coming to an End?
June 1, 2011 - As I mentioned in late May 2011 in Digital Radio Update, France Telecom, along with several other large European telecommunications networks, are indicating they may soon start charging fees to organizations (such as Apple and Google) that ultimately generate traffic that flows out on to those networks. It also appears that unlimited Internet access (at a fixed price) for end-users may soon be coming to an end.
According to a post on TheWrap.com, AT&T, Comcast and Charter networks are all putting in limits to the amount of traffic they provide to Internet users on their networks.
This same article states Netflix is officially the largest source of Internet traffic, generating about 30 percent of the peak each day -- up from 20 percent just six months ago.
Content providers that are also terrestrial broadcasters would serve themselves well by maintaining and cultivating the methods of dissemination they (for all intents and purposes) control, so as not to be held hostage by these large ISPs in the near future.
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