Mobile pricing fixed by ministerial fiat
, Wednesday June 27, 2007
It may be time to fix your mobile phone costs for the next five years.
"Ridiculous," you say.
"No one would offer a deal like that, and I'd be a mug to take it."
Moore's Law, which says the capacity of silicon chips doubles every 18 months and the price halves, and Metcalfe's law, which gives a handy reckoning of the value of networks, would seem to indicate committing yourself to a technology spend five years out is folly.
But in the looking glass world of New Zealand telecommunications, the Five Year Plan has made a dramatic resurgence.