Sunday, October 23, 2005

One "Ring" to Rule Them All!

Verizon hasn't given up on the telco monopolies' moneymaking dream of the idiotproof locked-in unified access device. They've just released the ambitiously-named Verizon One Phone -- a POST phone, DSL modem, rudimentary family PIM, and wireless router all in one.

Okay, I can forgive Verizon for this (admittedly slick) effort at pandering to dummies. After all, they've got FiOS -- 15 Mbps for US$ 44.95.

Hey, Philippine telco monopoly PLDT, when will you realize that US$ 55 for 1 Mbps is just silly?

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