The answer is yes – and no.
Global financial market traders already use IPC, TNS, BT Radianz and other niche providers, but all those businesses were built for a different time.
While the cost of bandwidth continues to drop, customers aren’t seeing reductions in their bills. Is it simply that as prices decline customers end up buying more? Partly.
The average user of the Internet views it as a monolithic global network – you connect to the Internet and off you go to read news, shop or stream content. The reality is much more complex.