Comcast_Is_Starting_The_Tiered_Internet_Whether_We_Like_It_or_Not

Stephen Shaw sshaw at decriptor.com
Tue Aug 21 09:49:01 MDT 2007


On 8/21/07, Matthew Walker <rorith at kydance.net> wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, August 21, 2007 9:39 am, Jason Hall wrote:
> > My isp is unlimited, but does mention in very easy to find parts of the
> > contract that after 12gb, they might rate-limit (not block) certain P2P
> > services.   Great, they were up-front about it, had reasonable amounts,
> and
> > I know what I'm getting.  If they hadn't told me, but did that anyways,
> I'd
> > be pissed.
>
> That's how I feel about Xmission. People think it's ridiculous that I use
> an ISP that
> caps my monthly bandwidth. But I /know/ what the cap is, and I know how
> they measure it,
> and what they do if I hit that cap.
>
> Plus, with the nice high cap they have, I'd have to actively /try/ to hit
> the cap.
>
> --
> Matthew Walker
> Kydance Hosting & Consulting
> LAMP Specialist
>
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I agree, if the ISP doesn't let you know, then complain and go after them.
Usually comcast will give you free internet/major discount.



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