Revenue per megabyte

Here are some numbers on the revenue data carriers make per megabyte for various kinds of data.

  • Backbone Internet = $.0001 / MB
  • Residential Internet = $.01 / MB
  • Wireline voice calls = $.10 / MB
  • Cell voice calls = $1 / MB
  • SMS = $1000 / MB

Taken from Scott Lemon’s notes from Telecosm 2008.

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