It has long been clear that Internet providers, especially in mobile, would much prefer offering pay TV-style “packages” or services rather than one-price access to an Internet data pipe. “Want access to Facebook? Ah, that’s part of our ‘premium gold’ plan.”
via Mobile users: ready to pay extra for Skype, IM, streaming video?.
My monopoly last mile provider will be able to charge me extra for browsing the web. Only in America where real production via manufacturing is moved overseas while BS revenue streams via squeezing every last rube using monopoly status is now all we innovate in this country.