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well the thing is its not about fair or whatever, its what ends up being the best money making model for them. its no ones right to have uncapped internet lol
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8GB a day is not alot for me... If I downloaded and uploaded 24/7 for a day it would be roughly 172GB down, and around 50GB up. This is on a $50/month connection. I probably do about 10-12GB a day, browsing, streaming videos, espically HD ones takes alot more bandwidth than you think. As well as IGN insider HD videos which average about 50-300MB a piece. The Age of Conan beta client alone was 12GB. So basically, comcast is saying you can *fully* use your connection about 1 1/2 days of the month. [B]Which isn't fair.
Christ, how fast is your connection? I'm lucky if I get 500kbps downstream, and I'm paying the same as you
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It's a good idea if it lowers costs or at least gives consumers some more options. You want to use more, then you pay more. It is not fair for normal internet users to have to pay the same 40 bucks a month so you can download movies and porn all day.
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It's a good idea if it lowers costs or at least gives consumers some more options. You want to use more, then you pay more. It is not fair for normal internet users to have to pay the same 40 bucks a month so you can download movies and porn all day.
Haha, you're crazy if you think they're gonna lower costs for the average consumers. This is just another way for them to make more money.

Even with a fast connection I doubt I'd be able to use that much bandwidth in a month... There isn't that much material out there for me to download. Highest I've ever hit was 128gb.
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Haha, you're crazy if you think they're gonna lower costs for the average consumers. This is just another way for them to make more money.

Even with a fast connection I doubt I'd be able to use that much bandwidth in a month... There isn't that much material out there for me to download. Highest I've ever hit was 128gb.
i paid ccast for 20mb down and 3 up and it was 49/month .... then i switched to business for more speed .... they better set a higher cap for business
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i paid ccast for 20mb down and 3 up and it was 49/month .... then i switched to business for more speed .... they better set a higher cap for business
How much does the business cost?
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How much does the business cost?
129.99 and that is with out any web hostnames etc... i really just got it for better upload speeds
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ironic, this morning i woke up and typed in overclock.net in my browser and I got this.

but my cap rolls over today back to 60 gigs
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verizon fios FTW. speedtest rated me 10402 down and 4105 up and 18 ms ping. also no limits on anything. im considering upgrading connection soon too since this power is being split between 3 computers a xbox and a wii so its not really that fast when a lot of things are in use but still great for the cost.
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I'd have FiOS if it where available in my area.
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