Latest Bandwidth cap Stories
Now that most consumers are getting used to tiered data plans from cell carriers, cable companies are looking to follow suit.
Various Internet companies, such as Netflix and Hulu, are imploring US lawmakers to stop cable providers from imposing online-data consumption limits for broadband customers.
Comcast Corp. said on Thursday that it would raise its monthly data cap from 250 gigabytes (GB) per month to 300 gigabytes for basic plans, and would begin charging extra for customers who exceed the new limits.
Recently, many U.S. Internet service providers have fallen in line with their international counterparts in capping monthly residential broadband usage.
CAMBRIDGE, England, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- http://Broadbandgenie.co.uk has joined communications regulator Ofcom in condemning the use of the word 'unlimited' when selling broadband and mobile phone tariffs that are anything but. Confused consumers have received huge bills, leading to anger and mistrust of broadband and phone suppliers.
AT&T said on Monday that it would limit the amount of data its broadband subscribers can use each month in an attempt to rein in â€œdata hogsâ€.
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