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(keitai-l) Re: Vodafone MMS settings

From: Arnold P. Siboro <asiboro_at_maltech.jp>
Date: 06/16/05
Message-Id: <20050616163236.0997.ASIBORO_at_maltech.jp>
No of course. Wireless resource is always much more limited that wired
ones, so I doubt carriers can carry the data if they allow such
unlimited plan.

(Some) plans don't even include data to/from full browser... so these
plans are only good for those whose fingers are fast enough to do a lot
of keitai-specific mailings/browsing, or those who are away from their
PCs for long enough during the day.

On Thu, 16 Jun 2005 15:51:18 +0900
Arjen van Blokland <ab_at_tkk.att.ne.jp> wrote:

> Do these flat fees also apply when you connect your PC through your phone?
> Have only heard of Willcomm offering these flat fee services, not the 
> others ....
> 
> Arjen
> 
> Gerhard Fasol wrote:
> 
> > > I confess ... that I am not very familiarized of
> > > what are the fares of keitai e-mails ...  in Japan
> >
> >The trend in Japan is to have a fixed fee data package,
> >which costs about YEN 4000/month = EURO 30/month and
> >includes unlimeted data, including unlimited emails
> >with attachments at 2.4Mbps (AU) and 384kbps (DoCoMo, Vod).
> >
> >All heavy users in Japan have fixed fee data packages,
> >and for them emails, picture-emails, web-brousing
> >is all included at zero extra charge without any limit at all.
> >
> >So I can send you 100 emails with 3 Megapixel color pictures
> >to your PC in Spain every day from my mobile phone here
> >in Japan and it costs me exactly zero in fees.
> >
> >Obviously this destroys the past business model of
> >mobile operators: even if I send 1000 times more
> >emails with pictures every day, they don't earn a yen
> >more, but must install a lot more equipment to cope with
> >the traffic.
> >
> >That's why carriers are now developing new business models
> >to replace the current traffice based business model.
> >
> >I gave a talk on these issues recently to the global
> >Mobile Payment Forum, and you can find this here:
> >http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/mobilepayment/
> >
> >Gerhard
> >
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Arnold P. Siboro (asiboro_at_maltech.jp)

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Received on Thu Jun 16 10:36:38 2005