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Comcast/Xfinity is rasing data cap to 1 terabyte for thise under the current 300gb per month cap starting June 1, 2016.

SlickPoon 50 48 April 29, 2016 at 04:51 PM in Services (2)
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Currently Comcast/Xfinity caps data usage for many customers to 300gb per month. Any overages result in extra fees. Finally, they have decided to up the data cap to 1 terabyte per month for all customers, regardless of internet plan, that are currently under the 300gb per month cap starting June 1, 2016.

http://corporate.comcast.com/comc...experience
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Only bc they would be sued if they kept it.
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I left them because of the cap. We couldn't stay under the 300gb.
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These "test areas" are no doubt areas that have little or no competition.
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1TB not too bad when compared to AT&T cap...
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Now... How to get Cox to match this?
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misleading. They are upping it to 1TB in "trial markets", not everybody.
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Quote from ThisLilPiggy View Post :
misleading. They are upping it to 1TB in "trial markets", not everybody.
As I understood all of the information about it, the markets with the 300GB cap are the "trail markets" and they will all be getting their caps upped to 1TB...
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These "test areas" are no doubt areas that have little or no competition.
Wouldn't it be the opposite? They are trying to make themselves more attractive compared to say Google Fiber whom doesn't have a cap at all.
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I just can't wait for the day when I can drop Cox and sign up with Google Fiber. This made living in OKC tolerable considering it a Republican control state. Not to mention the latest news about stripping doctors of their license if caught performing abortion.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wi...d-38663287
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Quote from ThisLilPiggy View Post :
misleading. They are upping it to 1TB in "trial markets", not everybody.
The only people that are capped are the trial markets.
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The cap has not been universally applied. So the "new" cap is bound to be applied in the "test area" to see just how folks feel.. The data will show just how much more they can squeeze from the customer before the test subject (customer) has a negative response (finds another provider).

In a streaming world, they test a new marketing strategy to recoup the money lost to cord cutters. DSL is not so good for the cord cutters, so they have the test subject bent over the barrel in those areas and areas where that is the only service.. The Test subject, calls and complains, calls are recorded and customer service scripts are written. Then deployed nationwide if possible.

Comcrap needs to be split back up to local controll.
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Last edited by telobeck April 29, 2016 at 05:41 PM
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1 tb is really hard to go over for normal family use
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I don't think this will be enough if you do a lot of streaming especially HD then pretty soon 4k.
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I've been filing FCC complaints every month since the first time I hit that 300GB cap. They are required to address and answer those complaints - if more folks complained, it would probably go away entirely. I don't event use 300GB every month, but I still object to the concept of an arbitrary cap.
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