[AusNOG] ISP pricing in the NBN world
skeeve+ausnog at eintellego.net
Tue Apr 17 00:39:39 EST 2012
Our entire family have started using 'WhatsApp' - which is a phone number
based multi-platform - iPhone and Android. We use the groups for different
purposes and it is working out bloody awesomely.
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On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 00:36, Matthew Moyle-Croft <mmc at mmc.com.au> wrote:
> On 17/04/2012, at 12:00 AM, Paul Brooks wrote:
> > On 16/04/2012 8:36 PM, Matthew Moyle-Croft wrote:
> >> Interestingly, I'll point out what Apple have done with iMessage to
> avoid SMS tolls. (Mainly to serve the US market which SMS is often not
> included in the plans). Suddenly everyone who has iOS5 don't spend money
> on SMS, which, is a good thing considering SMS is an outrageous way of
> paying for bits. Admittedly it's Apple only (Android users froth here)
> but it shows that the value is probably not voice.
> > I'm amazed at the number of people who think iMessage is something new
> or remarkable -
> > like Yahoo IM, MSN Messenger, Google Messenger, Skype IM or even Jabber
> never existed.
> > Yet Another IM app, only this one runs on apple phones. Sending data
> messages to a
> > closed user group to bypass carrier messaging - whodathunkit.
> The point is:
> 1) It's built into the device
> 2) does not require any other app or user intervention. Just works.
> Instead of SMS, it sends via iMessage where it can and uses WIFI so you
> don't even use data on your mobile plan
> 3) uses an existing identifier (phone number).
> My Dad uses it. My mother-in-law uses it. Just works for them. No
> change in behaviour or extra layer of complexity, no unique new identifer
> _That_ is what Apple have done here Paul - none of the above did that.
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