Broadband Companies Begin March to Usage-Based Billing

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 12:59 pm

We’ve been waiting for this to come to pass, and it looks like the days of tiered broadband pricing are finally upon us: Here in South Texas, Time Warner Cable customers have been given the online equivalent of a scale in the bathroom, a “usage tracker” that adds up all the household’s Facebooking and YouTubing. [...]

AT&T Moves to Tiered Pricing for Broadband

By: Thursday March 17, 2011 10:15 am

It begins: Starting May 2, AT&T will begin implementing monthly usage limits for its U-Verse and DSL users and charge $10 fees every time a customer exceeds the cap. According to Broadband Reports, DSL customers will have a 150GB monthly usage limit, while U-Verse subscribers will get 250GB. AT&T will impose the $10 fee for [...]

Comcast Shaking Down Netflix for Streaming Fees, Violating Principle of Net Neutrality

By: Tuesday November 30, 2010 8:50 am

The news that Level 3, which has just partnered with Netflix on online video delivery, thinks Comcast is charging them for fast service, brings the debate on net neutrality to a whole new level. Netflix has made online streaming a major part of their business model. I’ve used the online service before and was amazed [...]

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