1. Comcast to start capping internet use on Nov. 1 after customer data usage nearly doubles in one year – The Denver Post

    Comcast to start capping internet use on Nov. 1 after customer data usage nearly doubles in one year – The Denver Post

    Comcast internet subscribers are being notified that they will be limited to using 1 terabyte of data per month starting Nov. 1. Most users come nowhere near to using that much internet...

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    1. Long story short, we've tested a number of different plans in markets around the country, including a plan with 300 GB of data.
    2. In early implementations, several providers introduced caps but did not charge for overages, instead contacting users and attempting to move them to higher tiers of service.
    3. We've always said that as the Internet evolves, we will adjust our service to provide the best experience for our customers. Our data plans position our network to deliver the service all our customers need — where, when and how they want to consume it.
    4. Isn't it ironic that a company that owns service provider technology and content wants to create a scarcity model?
    5. That's only five hours per person per day if you use the 600 hours HD number — and you have to do 2.5 times for 4K content.
    6. Data caps are extremely customer unfriendly and highlight what happens when there is a lack of competition.
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