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post #21 of 74
I should add that Comcast business does not have a cap, and they'll let you sign up for it just to your house. It does cost like 50 percent more for the same speeds though, so not a popular option.
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post #22 of 74
From my ~5 or so years of being with them, I'm pretty confident that Windstream has no caps nor throttling, though I didn't do a hard-core read of the TOS (just a skim). Then again, they are a phone-related-only company, so they don't seem to have any agendas. They seem to WANT you to use their DSL for as many things as possible.
 
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post #23 of 74
I know that this is a US ISP thread, but here in The Philippines, it's a mixed bag. Internet is slow, patchy and expensive unless you have Sky Cable. They have a very limited area though.

I pay $50 a month for 4 Mb down and 0.5Mb up. Unlimited and unthrottled though.
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post #24 of 74
I have the 50/5 package from Wide Open West (WOW). No caps, no throttling. If you don't get 80% of your speed they consider it a problem and try to fix it/credit your account.
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post #25 of 74
So after pouring through the centry link tos there is no limit at all on their Internet but they will warn you if you have "excessive use" which they can define any way they want to, as I said I used 1tb+ a month and that probably wasn't excessive for my area, not a huge city but still large, but someone else got a warning at 200 gigs thus there is no REAL cap but there is a we can call you out at any point in time for any amount of usage cap. Also it says you will be given multiple warnings before termination so it's not that big of a deal.
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So after pouring through the centry link tos there is no limit at all on their Internet but they will warn you if you have "excessive use" which they can define any way they want to, as I said I used 1tb+ a month and that probably wasn't excessive for my area, not a huge city but still large, but someone else got a warning at 200 gigs thus there is no REAL cap but there is a we can call you out at any point in time for any amount of usage cap. Also it says you will be given multiple warnings before termination so it's not that big of a deal.

After digging around the site for a while I finally found the updated EUP with defined limits (first time I've seen this, honestly): http://qwest.centurylink.com/internethelp/eup.html
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Thread Starter 
Thanks for all your information guys! I have updated the OP and put some more information in there.
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The only downside is that I don't have the luxury of choosing from multiple cable providers. Charter is the only non-DSL high speed where I live. They can also change at any time what the download cap is (not good PR but they can). I just think they could have made it at least small print.

I have even less of a choice. I have A: Mobile broadband from Verizon where I was averaging 200kb down 70kb up or I have B: my current ISP Broadstripe cable 15mb down 2mb up (Averaging 12/1.2). Broadstripe service is pretty bad though which makes me really angry, also there's a 200gb cap.
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I have the 50/5 package from Wide Open West (WOW). No caps, no throttling. If you don't get 80% of your speed they consider it a problem and try to fix it/credit your account.

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post #30 of 74
Oh. AT&T U-verse has 250 GB cap.
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