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[Ars] FiOS customer discovers the limits of “unlimited” data: 77TB a month

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Yes, Virginia, there is a limit to what Verizon will let you do with FiOS' "unlimited" data plan. And a California man discovered that limit when he got a phone call from a Verizon representative wanting to know what, exactly, he was doing to create more than 50 terabytes of traffic on average per month—hitting a peak of 77TB in March alone.

"I have never heard of this happening to anyone," the 27-year-old Californian—who uses the screen name houkouonchi and would prefer not to be identified by name—wrote in a post on DSLreports.com entitled "LOL VZ called me about my bandwidth usage Gotta go Biz." "But I probably use more bandwidth than any FIOS customer in California, so I am not super surprised about this."

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I am sure big red is right in this but still am jealous of his server rack at home. biggrin.gif
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So this guy uses more bandwidth in a month than probably what I've used in my life. Not sure how I feel about that.
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Hmm the most ive used in a month is about 30TB and Optimum didnt really care
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77TB? Wow
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That is funny... and impressive.
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Hey...if Verizon is selling "Unlimited Data"...they should live up to it.

Now off to read the article wink.gif
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So much por... err, win!
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?? The guy was using a personal connection for business purposes, not really surprised here. What is surprising is that the article states you can't host any type of server on residential plans.
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This guy probably puts more into his Server a year than your average american puts into his/her car purchase

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