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post #71 of 216
Um... that is a horrible argument; I want unlimited data, and they haven't appeased me.
Edited by Bandeto - 5/9/11 at 6:36pm
post #72 of 216
AT&T: Do you want caps on your internet?

Uninformed Sheeple: We don't haz to press da capz buttonz no moarz?

AT&T: Uhh, YEAH, that's exactly what we meant. AND, your interwebz will be much fasterer!

Uninformed Sheeple: YAY!!!
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post #73 of 216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clipze View Post
dont worry with that speed you wouldnt be hitting any caps if you tried
yeah, you can.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MotO View Post
Hey did you file a complaint with the FCC like we talked about awhile back? Updates? I'm still waiting on them to "investigate" my case.


I'm nerd raging so hard right now. "Our users wanted data caps." The situation as literally gone full retard now. Jeet Christ. I just emailed Randall Stephenson on every public email of his I could find. I'll send a letter to his house. I'll call this secretary. I'll send 100 pizzas to his wife. I'll kick in the next AT&T switching box I see. I don't care. I'm pissed.
i'm gong to be doing it.

i've been speaking with a LOT of people at AT&T, and since we've moved the service we signed up for (6/1.5) is now 1.5/256, and there's nothing faster available, so i'm not going to let them go on this one, especially considering how much we've been overbilled so many times.

they'll make a plan, but i'm not going to let it slide. and yes i will be phoning the FCC as well
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post #74 of 216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Clipze View Post
dont worry with that speed you wouldnt be hitting any caps if you tried
Its pretty easy if my cap is ~250GB, and others in the house watch a lot of netflix. Did I mention my steam games list is ~125 games? So yeah, this blows.
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post #75 of 216
Blah...just contacted charter which is the only other available service provide which has the same price, speed, and cap as AT&T.
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What a sensationalist title, this is the actual quote:
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They told us that the people who use the most should pay more
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post #77 of 216
Quote:
Originally Posted by last_exile View Post
This was the last straw. I switched to Clear two days ago
Have fun, inconsistent speeds and they cap you at night... Which is the very reason they are being sued right now.

Edit: I use clear and I'm in Charlotte, not very many people here in Charlotte to go with except time warner. I don't know how Clear is in your area, hopefully a lot better than here
Edited by goobergump - 5/4/11 at 9:03pm
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post #78 of 216
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by goobergump View Post
Have fun, inconsistent speeds and they cap you at night... Which is the very reason they are being sued right now, not very many people here in Charlotte to go with except time warner.
this is exactly why comcast + AT&T will not be the last to implement caps unless something is done about it. Many ISP's have Monopolies on the areas they serve, so they can pretty much get away with anything they want......
post #79 of 216
"Users" meaning the ATT executives. no duh.

Can't wait to jump ship off ATT.
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so what options are there? it seems as if verizon is the only isp that doesnt have a cap and they dont offer internet service in my area. whens the google internet service going to happen? hurry up google!
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