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and in other news, hell froze over today

comcast will never be able to support 100mbits, and even if they do, theyll limit their customers to only going to comcast.net
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100mbps!!

fine print: you may not download over 100gb a month. if we detect any p2p usage, your throughput will decrease to 100kbps - this is to ensure that everyone gets a piece of the bandwidth.



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Regarding bandwidth throttling for p2p apps:

Quote:
Originally Posted by killerhz View Post
I don't care and I doubt they would.
I care.

I mean...

It'll be so slow downloading my... Linux distros... yahhhh...
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post #24 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by mth91 View Post
and in other news, hell froze over today

comcast will never be able to support 100mbits, and even if they do, theyll limit their customers to only going to comcast.net
Hell might have been a little breezy today but luckily it was far from freezing over. Do you have any technical understanding as to why Comcast wouldn't be able to pull this off?

Their 50/5 service in the Twin Cities area (normally offered 6mb/8mb + Speedboost) required some changes to their headend to be compliant with DOCSIS 3.0 standards and some new modems for the customers (also DOCSIS 3.0 compliant). The key difference is that the new 50/5 uses multiple downstream channels instead of a single forward data channel.
post #25 of 29
I'd be happy with Charter's 10mbps instead of AT&T's HORRIBLE 1.5(1.1 actual)!!!!!!!! Can't even get a decent ping with AT&T
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post #26 of 29
when will comcast start capping how much you can DL? I've seen them talk about it, but no real dates.
Edited by Opeth07 - 6/5/08 at 10:20pm
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post #27 of 29
Comcast is good if you can't get FiOS.
post #28 of 29
Damn 100 Mb!! I only Get 180kps Down and 20kps up.

I would be happy with 1MB Internet.
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post #29 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2long4u View Post
I can see it now 100m down and still 360k up.
I remember an article titled almost exactly like this, except i think comcast was replaced with some other company...

And it was from 1996.

Hmm...
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