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RE: peering charges?
From: Michael Dillon <michael () memra com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 1997 01:59:00 -0800 (PST)
On Mon, 27 Jan 1997, Vadim Antonov wrote:
In fact, the only significant change in 90s was demise of "reseller"
surcharges -- which was something i was instrumental in transplanting
from Russia to US (an ISP in Russia i founded with friends in 1990
created an enormous infrastructure by _subsidizing_ local ISPs by means
of "wholesale" pricing and technology transfer; in effect we reinvented
franchise business). The lack of the high entry barrier for small ISPs was
what got Sprint into big league, and made it possible and practical
for mom-and-pop ISPs to bloom (which they did immediately).
Ahhh, so now it comes clear. The modern public Internet is the direct
result of Gorbachev's perestroika policies in the former USSR. :-)
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Re: peering charges? Sean Donelan (Jan 27)
RE: peering charges? Danny Stroud (Jan 27)
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