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oh yea and i told them if theyre gonna cap if i dont use my 150gb than it should be pro rated lol
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post #192 of 216
yeah i got out of this one as well.

the amount of times that 2% 20% figure is given. i'm easily one who will go over.

i told them the cap is 100% the reason why i'm switching, and i forced them to remove the early termination fees by saying that it's nto what we signed for and they changed the terms of the contract, not us.

useless company.
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post #193 of 216
I'm sorry...but what exactly is the problem? They're placing a cap to punish those exceeding it? Yes please! I don't want to be stuck paying as much as the idiot using 10GB on their phone while I'm using 2GB a month. Want to listen to music? Buy a 32GB iPod Touch. Want to view the web? Buy a laptop. Stop abusing the system and the system won't abuse you.

Good job AT&T (for once)!
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were talking about landline internet but if youre happy their capping phones ur opinion is irrelevant.
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I'm sorry...but what exactly is the problem? They're placing a cap to punish those exceeding it? Yes please! I don't want to be stuck paying as much as the idiot using 10GB on their phone while I'm using 2GB a month. Want to listen to music? Buy a 32GB iPod Touch. Want to view the web? Buy a laptop. Stop abusing the system and the system won't abuse you.

Good job AT&T (for once)!
WOW at THIS GUY^
some people are just clueless. Data caps are a move backwards to do nothing but make ISP's more money.

Do you honestly believe that we (USA) have some of the worst internet in the world because we don't have the tech to keep up with the demand?

High Scale Data Transfer is the future, even for your grandma, you just don't know it yet.
This slows down innovation in the area of internet media.
Sure you may not use that much bandwidth now but what about in a few years?

Some people just don't get it I guess. Its ok, one day you will.
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were talking about landline internet but if youre happy their capping phones ur opinion is irrelevant.
Regardless, as long as the cap is within realistic limits (100GB or more), you should be fine. It's greediness that leads to restrictions like this. Do you really deserve unlimited internet for a paltry $50?

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WOW at THIS GUY^
some people are just clueless. Data caps are a move backwards to do nothing but make ISP's more money.

You lose an argument when you name call.


Do you honestly believe that we (USA) have some of the worst internet in the world because we don't have the tech to keep up with the demand?

Clearly.

High Scale Data Transfer is the future, even for your grandma, you just don't know it yet.
This slows down innovation in the area of internet media.
Sure you may not use that much bandwidth now but what about in a few years?

Nope. I don't sit all day in front of the computer...I have a life.


Some people just don't get it I guess. Its ok, one day you will.

I get that you're being greedy...it's OK, when you mature you'll see the error of your ways, kiddo.
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Regardless, as long as the cap is within realistic limits (100GB or more), you should be fine. It's greediness that leads to restrictions like this. Do you really deserve unlimited internet for a paltry $50?
I'll give you that if the internet isnt anything serious to you 100gb is plenty but if your like the growing amount of ppl who use the internet for more than just facebook, check accounts etc than 100gb isnt nearly enough as we grow with technology data usage is becoming more and more of a issue. Consider Netflix, Steam, Hulu, Youtube, Xbox live, Buying/Renting moving on Amazon etc there goes ur paltry 100gb at a garbage speed of 6mpbs.


its just sad that as Americans we pay premium price for some of the slowest internet. you really shouldnt be proud of it. Sad part is its people like you that allow them to rip everyone off its not us the savy consumers. if you ask how is it my fault? ill tell you your happy with ur crappy internet at expensive prices when everyone else is the world is running circles around us.
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LOL, complain about him calling you names then go on to ad hom him several times. Way to be a hypocrite. That being said you clearly are out of your depth here. You do realize there are these things called families, I know it's a hard concept to understand but when you factor in 3+ people using the internet daily, netflix HD service, services like steam and the ever growing cloud computing you can go through 150GB in a couple weeks of just average usage from each person. Hell a game on steam or other DD programs is around 10GB average nowadays and HD movies being 3GB+ per movie. Do you honestly not see how you can burn through that ridiculously low cap quickly? Or are you just that stupid? Opps I guess I called you a name, I look forward to you complaining about it then doing the exact same thing like the idiot hypocrite you are. The REAL reason for implementing caps is to discourage people from using netflix and use their service that surprise surprise, doesn't go against the cap.
Family? What's that? Oh, right...the three other people in my home sharing the connection! We use Netflix about twice a month AT BEST because we don't need to do that on a daily basis.

You talk about Steam and Netflix using up all this bandwidth, but doesn't that tell you that you're spending too much time on the computer? Doesn't take a genius to figure that out. Hell, I'm a programmer and I'm on the computer AT MOST two hours a day. I don't bother with video games much (outside of Black Ops [greatest game ever!]) and I don't watch TV outside of a couple shows weekly. I do spend an inordinate amount of time in the gym, running, cycling, playing basketball, and doing other activities that allow me to leave the Cheetos & Mountain Dew infested desk (that I'm sure you have).

I've mentioned before my mother works at Nike as a marketing executive and they constantly hear people talking about the brand apparel and shoes costing too much. Well, guess what? It's not meant for everyone! If you want "unlimited", switch...that easy, kid. EDIT: http://www.payless.com

Also, reported for name calling.

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I'll give you that if the internet isnt anything serious to you 100gb is plenty but if your like the growing amount of ppl who use the internet for more than just facebook, check accounts etc than 100gb isnt nearly enough as we grow with technology data usage is becoming more and more of a issue. Consider Netflix, Steam, Hulu, Youtube, Xbox live, Buying/Renting moving on Amazon etc there goes ur paltry 100gb at a garbage speed of 6mpbs.

its just sad that as Americans we pay premium price for some of the slowest internet. you really shouldnt be proud of it. Sad part is its people like you that allow them to rip everyone off its not us the savy consumers. if you ask how is it my fault? ill tell you your happy with ur crappy internet at expensive prices when everyone else is the world is running circles around us.
They're not ripping us off. They're protecting their right to offer services at a fair and reasonable price. Do you honestly expect to receive high-speed UNLIMITED internet for the paltry $50 you spend a month on it? As for these ridiculous arguments about the rest of the world owning us, who cares? The speeds are ridiculously fast as they are and I wouldn't even notice a speed increase. I have ZERO stream buffering, no lag, no issues period.
Edited by floatingDivs - 5/11/11 at 3:55pm
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Originally Posted by floatingDivs View Post
Stop abusing the system and the system won't abuse you.
Absurd statement of the year award.

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Originally Posted by floatingDivs View Post
Do you really deserve unlimited internet for a paltry $50?
I wouldn't pay 50 dollars a month for a capped connection.

What I "deserve" is irrelevant. What I'm willing to pay and what ISPs are willing to accept is all that matters. Cap my connection, I'm no longer your customer. That's it.

There are other ISPs that realize it costs a lot less than 50 bucks a month to support the 200GB to 1TB of bandwidth I'll use in that period of time.
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Absurd statement of the year award.

I wouldn't pay 50 dollars a month for a capped connection.

What I "deserve" is irrelevant. What I'm willing to pay and what ISPs are willing to accept is all that matters. Cap my connection, I'm no longer your customer. That's it.

There are other ISPs that realize it costs a lot less than 50 bucks a month to support the 200GB to 1TB of bandwidth I'll use in that period of time.
If you aren't a customer AT&T, why are you even in this thread?

Also, that's ridiculous usage there. What in the hell are you possibly doing with 200GB to 1 TERABYTE of data monthly. GOOD GOD MY MAN!
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