[LINK] Telstra: In one hand, out another
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Mon Jun 28 17:40:51 EST 2004
At 16:36 28/06/2004 +1000, Ian Johnston wrote:
>Its an *online* DVD library, presumably its users are buying content,
>consuming Telstra bandwidth and, hopefully, generating shareholder profits.
>(From the metadata on this Telstra-badged website
><http://www.fetchmemovies.com.au>: fetchmemovies - Australia's premiere
>online DVD library).
It's very slow, and I'm on ADSL - Telstra Wholesale ADSL I'm told too!
(Ok, that's the problem it's not a Telstra product to the end user so they
scam the ISP and the user gets pissed off.)
>It's probably a business that Telstra can justify being in.
Hey what happened? When it started to load, I had a "lowercase" navigation
down the left and was about to click on directors, then I get a page with
pictures and not search links?
I found the page
Very interesting :) Especially what it does and why. (Nothing nasty, just
OK, this is the same service as "homescreen.com.au" where you rent DVD's
each month for the cost of postage basically.
>PS: The registrant of the domain name - fetchmemovies.com.au - is George
>Patterson Bates, now George Patterson Partners
><http://www.georgepatts.com.au> - a Telstra advertising agency
><http://tinyurl.com/yv65c> (ASX PDF).
Well you have to dominate the market somehow.
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