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Originally Posted by levontraut;14671021 
hell. on my plan i got a 50 meg line and uncaped and it is only 32 pounds a month.

last month i was on 2 terabytes.

You'd never see anything like that here in the US. TWO terabytes of data? Lol, the companies here would rape and pillage us with after-charges if we had that kind of usage.

Business lines do have leeway, but you pay way more for that kind of access.

/sigh..wtb better broadband access for all of Americans
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post #22 of 56
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Originally Posted by Maniak View Post
You'd never see anything like that here in the US. TWO terabytes of data? Lol, the companies here would rape and pillage us with after-charges if we had that kind of usage.

Business lines do have leeway, but you pay way more for that kind of access.

/sigh..wtb better broadband access for all of Americans
only way that is going to happen is if the People stand up and make it happen.....
post #23 of 56
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Originally Posted by S.M. View Post
I have been paying for a 3.5MB connection for 4 years from one company because they are a monopoly in my area. And every single month I have had it the price has increased. I pay $50 a month for a 3.5MB connection with 350kb upload.

Yeah, $50. No TV or phone combo. Just cable internet.

Today I get a letter in the mail that says I am transferring too much information monthly, and that they are going to give me a $5 surcharge for every 25GB of data over MY LIMIT of 100GB PER MONTH.

Last month while I was working 40 hours a week, I transferred just over 300GB of data.

They have no option to upgrade my limit of transferred data. All speed plans only allow 100GB per month.

What do I do?

http://www.wavebroadband.com/product.php?id=1
....move? O.o
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LOL viva la unlimited bandwith plan for 50 canadian $
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dude i say just get comcast, i mean unless you think the 50$ is totally worth the 3.5MBps increase then keep the connection. I have comcast with 25+ Mbps download speeds and about 5Mbps upload and my dad pays about 120+ with 3TV boxes and 1 HDTV box with a 10$ filipino channel. I think just for the speed I get i'm happy with what were paying for since I dont really get to 200+GB for bandwidth i use. I do hate when comcast resets my modem out of nowhere but it barely happens and when it does it usually around 3-5 AM, when I call they say they're doing maintenance.
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....move? O.o
I'm pretty sure i speak for OP also when i say this, but just because 1 can afford a $50/mo Internet bill, doesn't meant that 1 can afford to move somewhere else just to get a better speed with the same $50 bill

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dude i say just get comcast, i mean unless you think the 50$ is totally worth the 3.5MBps increase then keep the connection. I have comcast with 25+ Mbps download speeds and about 5Mbps upload and my dad pays about 120+ with 3TV boxes and 1 HDTV box with a 10$ filipino channel. I think just for the speed I get i'm happy with what were paying for since I dont really get to 200+GB for bandwidth i use. I do hate when comcast resets my modem out of nowhere but it barely happens and when it does it usually around 3-5 AM, when I call they say they're doing maintenance.
I believe he said his isp has a Monopoly in his area.... that usually means that there are no other providers available........
post #27 of 56
for $50 i get a 100/100 unlimited, last month i had 14 TB of total data transfer, the 10 of them was upload though..
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post #28 of 56
Don't worry, most (if not all) ISP's are insane.
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From their website:

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Downloads up to 50 Mbps and uploads up to 5 Mbps—with speeds this sizzling, there is no competition!
Hahah at least they're honest.
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Well I'm putting together a plan of action.

I last renewed my contract in June, and it is a 12 month contract ending next june. In this contract it states nothing of a bandwidth cap. And in this contract it clearly states $40 a month.

I'm going to press the issue that they are not operating their business in compliance of a legal contract. If they give me fuss I will get in touch with the BBB.
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