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According to leaked docs, Comcast is officially bumping up their previously tiny upload caps on two of their plans tomorrow. Their 6Mbps/384Kbps plan is becoming 6Mbps/1Mbps, and the 8Mbps/768Kbps plan is becoming 8Mbps/2Mbps. Some people might think they have this rate already because of Comcast's recently rolled out PowerBoost feature, which eliminates bandwidth caps on files of 10MB or less, and gives you a peak speed of about 2Mbps. This explains any extraordinarily high results you've been getting when using a bandwidth test site—which usually test uploads with files less than 10MB. Look out for this to hit tomorrow. See the official release after the jump.
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Pretty nice ... I have the 8/768 plan. But it still means jack when your speeds are throttled the moment you try and use the speed being advertised. And bandwidth caps? Sorry, no thanks.
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same here, will see if its true, i'll report back tomorrow!
edit: oh this is only for philadelphia, well thats retarded.
Edited by spice003 - 6/11/08 at 8:36pm
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My line already got the boost 3 weeks ago.

Went from 42k upload to 120k. Plus my upload speed got the powerboost feature.



My connection now. It's a bit faster.
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mine is doing quite well now....
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mine is doing quite well now....
Still no competition.
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rofl - way to read the whole post

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Some people might think they have this rate already because of Comcast's recently rolled out PowerBoost feature, which eliminates bandwidth caps on files of 10MB or less, and gives you a peak speed of about 2Mbps. This explains any extraordinarily high results you've been getting when using a bandwidth test site—which usually test uploads with files less than 10MB. Look out for this to hit tomorrow. See the official release after the jump.
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Huh...

Mine seems pretty bad... comparatively. What package do you guys have?

Edited by CorporalAris - 6/11/08 at 9:10pm
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God I hate you people

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God I hate you people

Ouch... Your upload sucks...
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