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Comcast said it would lift its cap and instead put in place a tiered system like the ones Verizon and AT&T use for their wireless data services.

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So now everyone will have 300gb cap each month, and will be charged extra for ever 50gb or so you go over. It be nice if they used their billions they are making to just increase their capacity...
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Their capacity is fine they just want money.
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More than enough bandwidth for the average joe.
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Not from the USA, but my monthly traffic is around 1.5-2 terabytes.
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Well, maybe my bill wont be $160 a month now? .-. (TV/Phone/Web) Bundle on Xfinity with most of the movie channels....
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I've never gone over the 250GB limit, but that's because I've resisted not to. 300GB sounds more reasonable.
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Why invent a time machine to travel backwards, when you can just live in 'Murrika? rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Malcolm View Post

Why invent a time machine to travel backwards, when you can just live in 'Murrika? rolleyes.gif

Hahaha.

Everytime I start thinking "Hmmm, I could use the faster upload speed" Comcast goes and releases/publishes something like this. Oh well.
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post #9 of 168
This is crap.

hit 350GB sometimes, are you telling me, like idiot phone users, I'm going to have to pay more for something they can create infinitely and doesn't put any additional load on them?
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post #10 of 168
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

This is crap.
hit 350GB sometimes, are you telling me, like idiot phone users, I'm going to have to pay more for something they can create infinitely and doesn't put any additional load on them?

Yes.
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