Comcast to Impose Bandwidth Cap

Susan Hall

Starting Oct. 1, Comcast will impose a 250-gigabyte cap on the amount of data subscribers can upload or download each month, reports The Associated Press in a story in The Washington Post.

 

The company will contact those who go over that amount and ask them to curb their use. Though in May, when the company floated the idea, it talked about a possible $15 fee for every 10 gigabytes they go over, but there was no mention of the fee in its announcement of the cap.

 

Users could download about four standard-definition movies a day before hitting the cap, the story says, adding the limit is far more generous that those used or proposed by Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable or Frontier Communications.



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Sep 15, 2008 12:19 PM Xavier Xavier  says:
I'm switching over to FiOS. I don't care if it costs more. This cap crap is stupid. Reply

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