Under pressure to keep prices competitive, nearly all of the major Internet service providers rushed to provide flat-rate, all-you-can-eat pricing. But now that customers think a pricing standard has been set, ISPs are left to deal with the problems posed by unlimited access: servers overwhelmed by voracious use and networks that cost more to run than they bring in.
AT&T, Sprint rethink Net pricing|
By Janet Kornblum and Jeff Pelline
AT&T and Sprint are planning key changes in their pricing for Net access.
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