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Subject: RE: UKNM: freeserve numbers - comments anyone?
From: Dominic Riley-BU
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 19:37:34 +0000 (GMT)

It doesn't really matter whether Freeserve has 400,000, 500,000 or 600,000
subscribers, they've opened up a terrific segment of the market in a very
short time.

Dominic Riley
Head of Marketing - BBC Online

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sajid Mohammed [SMTP:g23atrocketmail [dot] com]
> Sent: 24 November 1998 10:51
> To: uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com
> Subject: Re: UKNM: freeserve numbers - comments anyone?
> ---Stefan Magdalinski <stefanatisness [dot] org> wrote:
> >
> > Read, Think, Post.
> Okay then...
> 1. The figures describe 'active' users. If someone has sent me an
> e-mail to my account, does that mean it's active? No definition of the
> term active *immediately* renders the figures dubious.
> 2. If as stated 85% are active in that magic 30 day period and as Mr
> Danby says those who don't use the service after 30 days are
> unsubscribed, then surely that 475,000 figure should be 403,750?
> 3. Have these figures been externally audited by another organisation
> i.e. not Dixons or Freeserve? In fact, do any ISPs get their figures
> audited?
> I don't trust the figures, simple as that - it sounds a little too
> good to be true. I didn't make myself too clear in my post, but
> trusted organisations to audit all ISPs using the same methodologies
> would make the whole thing a lot easier.
> Stefan sticking up for Dixons - what next? Noam Chomsky joining the
> board of MacDonalds?
> [Sam says: and thank you gentlemen....shall we call it a day on that
> topic.]
> Sajid Mohammed

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