Re: Metered

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Evan Platt, Mar 7, 2009.

  1. Evan Platt

    Evan Platt Guest

    On Sat, 07 Mar 2009 11:59:54 -0500, Van Chocstraw
    <> wrote:

    >Our power is metered so we only pay for what we use. Why can't broadband
    >and cable tv be metered so we only pay for what we use. Right now we pay
    >the same if we download a terabyte a day or do nothing for a month. On
    >TV we pay the same if you only watch 1 hour a day or 24 hours a day.
    >There is something wrong with that. I want to just pay for what I use
    >allowing for a small access charge.


    In addition to what Helpful Guy says, a majority of your TV (at least
    commercial tv) is paid for by commercials. And if you paid for tv per
    - use, would you put up for commercials? Likely not.
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    Evan Platt, Mar 7, 2009
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