[Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com
chevyiinova at bellsouth.net
Fri Oct 5 14:57:14 UTC 2012
today's chugalunch = flash mob @ epb cafeteria
----- Original Message ----
From: Steve Keylon <skeylon at lamppostgroup.com>
To: Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <chugalug at chugalug.org>
Sent: Fri, October 5, 2012 9:29:05 AM
Subject: Re: [Chugalug] EPB articles at timesfreepress.com
And, I'm down for a Chugalunch.
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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?
> 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
>> 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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