Internet Service (Continued)
- No linkage of usage/expenses to users
- All users pay same CSF fee of $9.40 per IP address per month
- 90,000,000 bps/30,000 IP addresses equals 3,000 bps per user.
- Some IP addresses are using 5,000,000 bps
- One user could consume $100K of bandwidth!
- How to charge more for “extra” usage
- What is considered “extra”?
- High cost and time to build and maintain usage billing system. It could cost as much as $300K to build.