Tag: Product Bundling

Pricer’s Points: The decoy effect: Why you make irrational choices every day (without even knowing it) | Kent Hendricks

Pricer’s Points: The decoy effect: Why you make irrational choices every day (without even knowing it) | Kent Hendricks

The decoy effect describes what happens when, while choosing between two items, a third item is introduced that causes you to switch your preference between the first two items. A few weeks ago, I was at a clothing store trying to decide between two shirts. I liked the way one shirt fit, but I liked […]

Newegg Bundles Monitors And Motherboards With GPUs To Mask GeForce And Radeon Price Gouging | HotHardware

Newegg Bundles Monitors And Motherboards With GPUs To Mask GeForce And Radeon Price Gouging | HotHardware

Graphics card prices are insane right now, a direct result of the shortage created by cryptocurrency miners snatching up cards quicker than retailers than stock their shelves. This has led to huge markups on practically every mid-range and high-end GPU product, usually through third-party sellers. The solution? That is a point of debate, and interestingly […]

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services | The Guardian

NCC to develop new pricing structure for broadband, data services | The Guardian

Ahead of the revolution expected to happen when broadband services become more ubiquitous in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to develop a new and proper pricing structure for high speed Internet services in Nigeria. The move is in line with the Commission’s mandate of creating an enabling environment and promoting fair competition […]

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Leaving it to the best and brightest to confirm what we already suspected, a new Harvard University study concludes that consumers pay less and have more pricing transparency when they subscribe to municipal broadband services. The study, conducted by Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, also concludes—at least to a degree—that Comcast varies […]

T-Mobile reveals NB-IoT pricing strategy challenging Verizon | TelecomLead

T-Mobile reveals NB-IoT pricing strategy challenging Verizon | TelecomLead

Mobile US announced its pricing strategy for narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) services challenging main rival Verizon. Based in Bellevue, Washington, T-Mobile said its price for the narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) will be $6 per year – offering at one tenth the cost of Verizon’s Cat-M plans. T-Mobile is able to offer cost effective NB-IoT plan to enterprises and […]

How Payers Can Build a Successful Bundled Payment Strategy | HealthPayer Intelligence

How Payers Can Build a Successful Bundled Payment Strategy | HealthPayer Intelligence

The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Initiative helped cut Medicare reimbursements at participating hospitals by $3,286  during its first 21 months for lower extremity joint replacements.  The BPCI is split into four bundled payment models with different strategies for when an episode of care starts. Each of the models relies on 48 MS-DRGs codes […]

Tax reform reaction: AT&T is giving bonuses to 200,000 employees | CNBC

Tax reform reaction: AT&T is giving bonuses to 200,000 employees | CNBC

AT&T told CNBC the bonuses announced on Wednesday are above and beyond any existing agreements, which means some workers would get two $1,000 allocations: One with a new contract, and one when the tax reform bill is signed. AT&T’s tax reform announcement comes a month after the Justice Department challenged AT&T’s pending merger with Time […]

Batman’s new villains: How T-Mobile CEO John Legere plans to foil the cable and satellite TV giants | GeekWire

Batman’s new villains: How T-Mobile CEO John Legere plans to foil the cable and satellite TV giants | GeekWire

Opportunity for disruption: It’s no coincidence that Legere is taking aim at cable’s practice of bundling TV, phone, Internet and other services for the best prices. One of T-Mobile’s first signature “Uncarrier” moves was essentially a pricing strategy, decoupling the cost of the phone from the monthly price of the wireless service. There are opportunities galore […]

T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018, challenging cable and satellite giants with purchase of Layer3 TV | GeekWire

T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018, challenging cable and satellite giants with purchase of Layer3 TV | GeekWire

T-Mobile says it will launch its own TV service in 2018, expanding its competitive focus beyond the U.S. wireless giants to target major cable and satellite providers with its latest “Uncarrier” initiative. The Bellevue, Wash.-based wireless company says it will acquire Layer3 TV Inc., a Denver, Colo.-based television technology company started by cable veterans, leveraging […]

Rift Gets Dynamic Bundle Pricing In Oculus November Update | Upload

Rift Gets Dynamic Bundle Pricing In Oculus November Update | Upload

We’re still waiting on the big Rift 2.0 update promised back at Oculus Connect in October, but Oculus does have some small tweaks for us in the meantime. The Oculus November Update for Rift and Gear isn’t exactly headline-grabbing, but there are some nice inclusions. Namely on Rift the company has finally introduced dynamic bundle […]