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Price Squeeze Explained

Thursday, September 30th, 2010 by

(This is a clearer explanation of the price squeeze, abstracted in part from a longer blog posting from the author here: http://blog.internode.on.net/2010/09/24/price-squeeze-update/)

Those who follow developments in the Australian Internet industry will be aware that many Internet Service providers and their customers are currently suffering the effects of another ‘Telstra Price Squeeze’ in geographic areas of Australia where Telstra holds a monopoly on ADSL broadband services supply.

However, those outside of the Internet service provider industry may be understandably unclear on what this is, what it means, and why it matters.

Where this is mentioned, it can be frequently misunderstood by consumers to mean that providers are just ‘crying poor’ or ‘not trying hard enough’ – that its nothing but an exercise in sour grapes.

It is none of those things.

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Price Squeeze Update

Friday, September 24th, 2010 by

Those who follow developments in the Australian Internet industry will be aware that providers and consumers are currently suffering the effects of another ‘Telstra Price Squeeze’ in ‘monopoly’ ADSL geographic areas

This is an update on the current status of that price squeeze, and an indication of interim plan changes that are coming up for Internode customers while the process continues toward full resolution.

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Internode plan changes: 10th August 2010

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 by

Internode regularly revises its market offerings.

Internode has released a set of changes to our broadband ADSL plans that are effective from 10th August 2010.

This post provides a short summary of what changed (and what didn’t change) in this particular plan revision. (more…)

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