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http://www.virginmedia.com/images/tm-table-fu-large.jpg
That's the chart for "upgraded" upload customers (which I fall into).
http://www.virginmedia.com/images/tm-table-su-small.jpg
That's for the people on the normal upload rates.
50mb is uncapped for downloads and for uplaods:

XXL is now and has been for a while 100 Mbps
Those tables are invalid.
   
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Originally Posted by Monstrous View Post

Basically, the top 5% of downloaders in each connection type, get throttled to 25% of their connection speed for 5 hours. There's also a hard limit for it. I think on the 10mb it's 3.5gb between 10am-3pm and 4pm-10pm..

I wish. It's less than 1GB during 4-10. Their throttling is the worst in the industry.

On the plus side, between 10pm and 10am it is 100% free. And any data you download during this time doesn't count towards your daytime stats.
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I'm paying $60 a month for 1MB/s in Cali...
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Now if US ISP's can do this.
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XXL is now and has been for a while 100 Mbps
Those tables are invalid.

XXL is still 50Mbs and has no throttling on downloads and only has throttling on uploads if you have a 5Mbs upload
http://shop.virginmedia.com/broadband/compare-broadband-packages.html

Looking forward to getting 100Mbs for the same price, although I may just downgrade and get 60Mbs for less than I pay now biggrin.gif
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I'm currently using a 140MB/s from Flows Trinidad at a cost of 800TTD (135US)/ (80£) per month . Max download speed is 16 MBps.


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i pay $30/month for 1.5mbps down in suburban los angeles. gotta love ATT
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meanwhile, in La Grange, 1.5mbps costs $50 a month! biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Rubers View Post

http://www.virginmedia.com/images/tm-table-fu-large.jpg
That's the chart for "upgraded" upload customers (which I fall into).
http://www.virginmedia.com/images/tm-table-su-small.jpg
That's for the people on the normal upload rates.
50mb is uncapped for downloads and for uplaods:
Quote:
Customers with Broadband size: XXL (50Mb) – your downstream usage excluding file sharing traffic (see below) remains unaffected and we'll soon be increasing your upload speeds from 1.5Mb to 5Mb. However during peak times we'll need to slow you back to 1.75Mb if your upload usage is particularly high.
http://help.virginmedia.com/system/selfservice.controller?CMD=VIEW_ARTICLE&ARTICLE_ID=389387&CURRENT_CMD=SEARCH&CONFIGURATION=1029&PARTITION_ID=1&USERTYPE=1&LANGUAGE=en&COUNTY=us&VM_CUSTOMER_TYPE=Cable
So it's not so bad. If the 100mbit upgrade is along similar lines I'll be happy!

It's changed semi-recently then. When I bought the 100mb, there was a cap on the 50mb download. Or maybe I just told that to the billpayers to convince them to get the 100mb...
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Meanwhile in the US...................*crickets* Comcast lowers my speed but ups my cost.
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