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  • When "postalization" of the nation's phone system appeared imminent in 1917, Theodore Vail, the president of AT&T, admitted that his company was, effectively, a monopoly.

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  • (The process was called "postalization," a word that should send shivers down the back of any believer in free markets.)

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  • The White House resorts to email harassment to sell health-care postalization.

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  • The most obvious result of tariff rebalancing and competition in long-distance and international markets has been the postalisation of telecommunications prices. The term ‘postalisation’ refers to the trend towards flatter pricing levels which are increasingly distance-insensitive, mimicking the pricing of old-fashioned postal services which impose a flat rate for delivery of a standard letter, regardless of whether it’s going across the street or across the country.

    ITU website

    July 17, 2009