[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com

Steve Keylon skeylon at lamppostgroup.com
Fri Oct 5 14:28:24 UTC 2012


http://www.wgow.com/article.asp?id=506372
Listen live.

And, I'm down for a Chugalunch.

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Steve Keylon
Lamp Post Group
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866-272-2057 ext. 1072


On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Aaron Welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On WGOW talking about this at 10:30.  Chugalunch after anyone?
>
> -AW
>
> On Oct 5, 2012, at 9:36 AM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>> But isn't this also true of commercial providers to some extent.
>> Cell, cable, and other providers have all oversold and are trying monetize the bandwith.
>> And they all are making decisions that piss off a lot of us.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>
>>>
>>> Service providers count on a certain amount of oversubscription. For
>>> every bandwidth hungry gamer they count on a dozen grandmas checking
>>> email. I don’t think EPB has enough experience (after all, they ARE
>>> just government employees, not entrepreneurs) at being business
>>> people. They understand grants, and taxes, and electric rates. They
>>> like publicity. They hate actual usage of the network because they
>>> can’t figure out how to make money under that model, and, frankly, I
>>> don’t think the majority of EPB people actually care about the
>>> necessity of profits. They can always just go back to the FEDS and
>>> get another grant, or, alternatively, raise the electric rates to
>>> close the gap.
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