Moore’s Law and IP Transit and Transport Pricing

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I was reminded that Moore’s law is actually playing itself out within the IP transit and IP transport space. We have all seen the trends of IP transit price declining. As a matter of fact, discussions on a variety of LinkedIn Groups cite prices as low as $4 per mbps. During my days as the Director of IP Services at Band-X, Inc. I couldn’t make a decent profit if I sold transit below $100 per mbps - $4 seems absurd, but it’s not.