Friday, August 29, 2008

Comcast to cap monthly consumer broadband | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone - CNET

Read the full article for examples of how to get to 250 gigabytes a month

Starting October 1 customers of Comcast's residential data services will have an invisible barrier on their monthly data usage. Under the new guidelines of Comcast's Acceptable Use Policy announced Thursday, that cap will be set at 250 gigabytes per month, per account.

Users who go over the limit will get a courtesy call from Comcast's customer service for the first instance. However, under the new policy a second-time offense means the service is immediately suspended for an entire calendar year.

Surprisingly the company is not providing any tools to help users monitor their current usage.

Comcast to cap monthly consumer broadband | Webware : Cool Web apps for everyone - CNET

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