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This is the TBTF Log, an experiment in reporting important breaking news
in a very timely way. The
TBTF newsletter continues unchanged. The most recent issue is
TBTF for 2000-03-31: Spampoena.
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weeks' logs table of contents.
Friday, April 14, 2000
4/14/2000 4:44:56 PM
Wednesday, April 12, 2000
4/12/2000 4:40:07 PM
4/12/2000 3:57:58 PM
Dow Jones to launch bandwidth index.
TBTF for 1998-12-15 introduced
two companies making a market in bandwidth, Band-X and
RateXchange. The latter
has now teamed with Dow Jones to publish its price index, which will go live on
May 1. As the graph shows, bandwidth rates dropped precipitously when the
online markets geared up; further drops can be expected as bandwidth continues
down the path toward commoditization as the raw material of the Internet age.
Here are RateXchange's
and coverage in
RateXchange began as a subsidiary of NetAmerica (NASDAQ: NAMI), but now the
parent entity is renaming itself after the sub. Other companies making markets
in bandwidth include Arbinet and Enron Communications.
Thanks to TBTF sometime-columnist Lloyd Wood for the tip.
Sunday, April 2, 2000
4/2/2000 5:19:29 PM
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