Originally Posted by Mr. Sinatra
BTW, I pay $9.95 for my high-speed internet service at HOME! I mean, c'mon. There's a lot more data that flows through that pipe for only $9.95!!!
Perhaps, but that pipe stays in one place at all times. It doesn't provide the capability of delivering your e-mail and offering you internet access practically anywhere that you are. that's a feat that requires a lot of work and a lot of equipment, moreso than a DSL or cable modem.
Most people also pay only a few bucks a month for flat rate local phone service at home, and yet they pay more for cell service. There's a reason for this too.