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Originally Posted by v193r View Post
I dont understand what gives them the right to change and enforce the new TOS on me without my say or consent.
The fact that you keep giving them money. Stop doing that.
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post #12 of 50
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Originally Posted by DAI_JAZZER View Post
lucky try doing that with 3.0mps
not that hard

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Originally Posted by Ikthus View Post
Moderate your downloading habits? You're lucky you get that much. Rogers (pretty much one of the two major ISPs in Canada) gives a 60gb monthly cap and charges $2 for every extra gigabyte you go over.
I pay $40 a month w/ unlimited bandwidth and I'm using Rogers infrastructure for my cable internet

you should look into teksavvy or acanac. Literately the same speeds w/ unlimited bandwidth for so much less... and your using the same cable connection and modem too.
Edited by darksideleader - 5/6/11 at 10:24pm
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Originally Posted by error10 View Post
The fact that you keep giving them money. Stop doing that.
I am going to stop business with them. Im in the market for a new ISP. Still looking.

Ohh and best part is that I download all that with the rate of 150 kilobytes/sec. With is $15 a month i think.
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I am going to stop business with them. Im in the market for a new ISP. Still looking.

Ohh and best part is that I download all that with the rate of 150 kilobytes/sec. With is $15 a month i think.
Yep, ATT is a total ripoff.

Comcrap isn't MUCH better, but it's probably the best you'll get.
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check out sonic.net
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50GB for $10 ? thats pretty good

my isp charges $100 for around 50GB lol.
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I've never had a DL cap and I hope to whatever forces out there that I never have to experience that.
   
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Jesus that's cheap. For 250GB we will get charged $1875 plus $30 line rental. We got 1 Telecommunication company owning the landlines. Every ISP you got to go through them and pay line rental plus the ISP. Other option we have is 3 cell networks. $10 for 140mb
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have you considered business-class internet lines?

some ISPs here offer them for slightly more, but with significantly greater data caps. another plus for people locally is if the speed dips below what they're paying for, for over a day, they can complain about "negatively impacting" them and usually be reimbursed that month.

my friend hasn't had to pay for his in 3 months due to outages (weather related).
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I love how people are telling you to moderate your usage. Seriously people? Blame the victim mentality happening strong.

These caps have nothing do to with fairness and everything to do with increasing revenue while disincentiving usage of competing online services.

Eventually it will change but for now we have to speak with our dollars and our votes. Be vocal about this stuff. I tell my customers about these issues sometimes too.
Yeah, what the hell?

"Moderate your usage"

Get the hell outta the thread, imho!

This absolutely sucks for the OP. I hate these data caps more than I hate Bobby Kotick.
    
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