Bandwidth price drops changing Internet dynamics

Posted on February 28, 2008  /  1 Comments

The cost of international capacity between the US and Asia has dropped dramatically in the past ten years. In 1996, US$10,000 would buy a 64kbps IPLC between Asia and the
US. The same money buys a STM-1 (155Mbps) circuit in 2006.

Dramatic drops in the price of international capacity as a result of market deregulation in the Asia Pacific is resulting in a shift in the dynamics of Internet traffic, according to a presentation at the APRICOT conference in Taipei this week. Read more.

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  1. I need the price of internet global bandwidth that deliver in IRAN-TEHRAN with satellite or fiber.please guide me.