Articles tagged in cost

03.08.10

Dissecting The Mobile Phone Plan Markup

Erik Chang

Mobile phone companies provide the basic service of transferring information, whether that be in the form of phone calls, text messaging or internet data plans. However, the method in which they charge for these services is not so basic. By coupling various services into packages and failing to disclose specific details, these companies make it difficult to understand exactly what

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10.01.09

Costs Around The World: Internet Access

Erik Chang

When it comes to Internet access, not all plans are created equal. The data transfer speeds vary greatly around the world, as does the cost for basic access.

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08.28.09

Mobile Service (and Costs) Around the World

Erik Chang

tweetmeme_url = ‘http://www.billshrink.com/blog/mobile-phone-plan-costs/’; Trends in use of mobile phones around the world vary as much as the people carrying them. Looking at some of the key factors, including pricing, usage and prevalence within a country, highlights these differences. Interestingly, as of 2006, many countries passed 100% penetration of their population, reporting more mobile phone subscriptions than people.

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