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Q: The cost of data transmission ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: The cost of data transmission
Category: Computers > Wireless and Mobile
Asked by: beatnavy98-ga
List Price: $25.00
Posted: 31 Jul 2006 13:48 PDT
Expires: 30 Aug 2006 13:48 PDT
Question ID: 751217
I am looking for information on the most cost effective way to send
data in the future.  My company is looking at two methods:

Send the data over a radio channel:  The capital expense associated
with this is farily high, however, once the system is in place the
cost to send data is virtually $0.

The other option is to send it over a cellular network.  This carries
a higher monthly cost (i.e we would most likely pay for unlimited
data) and the capital expenses would not be as high.  My gut feeling
is that cellular communications will continue to rise and the cost of
data transmission will decrease to a level that is acceptable.

I am hoping to see if there are any trends in the cost of data
transmission over a cellular network over the last few years so that
we can extrapolate what the cost of data transmission will be in the
upcoming 2-5 years.  What I want to see is how much this cost has
decreased and what the current average rates are to send 1 KB of data
over a cellular network.


Request for Question Clarification by hedgie-ga on 02 Aug 2006 09:36 PDT
Third option is to send it over the Internet, via ftp.

What's wrong with that?
There is no answer at this time.

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