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USA is very behind on its infrastructure so that doesn't help.

This.

Copper lines. Oh god why

Welcome to 1863
post #132 of 162
The new 512MB limit isn't gonna be very useful.
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Hope to god this part of Canada or really any part gets this ATM paying $140 a month the for just internet 110mb down 5mb up with a 305gb cap. And it's stupid IPTV setup.

Cable TV is a extra $110 they charge you $45 for just basic Chanel's then it's $20 a package after that if we had better internet I could cut the cord and just use Kodi+Exodus add-on.

And it's $5 per GB for over usage no limit on it do you can easily pay extra $300-500 if not carefull and check usage daily.
post #134 of 162
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there are some people who'd call that competition.

i am not one of those people. i call that a monopoly.

The only people who would call THAT competition would be the cable lobby.

The ONLY competition is Cable vs Cable, Fiber vs. Fiber, and Fiber vs. Cable.
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In 11 days I have already used 404 GB :-) That is from Oct 1st to the 11th. So that would be in line with what my average is which is about 1.5 TB a month. I had to pay the $50 unlimited fee. Although my 18 year nephew is paying it, since he is the greatest user in our house hold of data...
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Just got the email. sad-smiley-002.gif
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This is honestly 50% streaming.

how many hours per day/how many devices would you say that you use to get those amounts?
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post #138 of 162
To add, last year my area got hit with the caps when the caps where like 350 GB a month.

Dropped Comcast TV for Satellite because of that. So now I have Comcast internet (with the 1 TB cap) and Satellite TV...

So Comcast is getting like half as much from me every month from now on.

Also, bundling with Comcast doesn't save jack compared to getting Comcast and Satellite.

I think AT&T Fiber is coming soon, so I might ditch Comcast altogether.

... 15 year customer lost because they wanted caps... oh well... biggrin.gif
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post #139 of 162
Comcast has a cap? Don't think I've ever hit mine and I spend too much time downloading shows and games.
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Comcast has a cap? Don't think I've ever hit mine and I spend too much time downloading shows and games.

If you stream a lot of shows you may want to check your usage. Everything I watch is streamed and I go just over 1tb a month regularly. Luckily, I have no caps.
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