(OT) No More downloads for Comcast Customers
silentph03nix at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 01:53:41 UTC 2008
On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 12:38 PM, Howard Coles Jr. <dhcolesj at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 30 August 2008 12:09:33 pm Brian wrote:
>> On Sat, August 30, 2008 12:59 pm, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
>> > we're all "subject to a limit" generically speaking.
>> > --
>> I would have a rough time with the cap as well.. 2 kids
>> 3 computers.
>> Current: 13.1 Kbit/s / 98.8 Kbit/s (Out / In)
>> Today: 59.4 MB / 1021.1 MB (Out / In)
>> Month: 2.6 GB / 58.1 GB (Out / In)
>> Steam downloads alone for my boys games is
>> << OT added to Subject to make others happy. >>
> No kidding, you'd be toast already!
> I can download 2 GB in half day, easy. The kids play online games on Sites
> related to their school work, and they do a lot of researching online. I'd
> be out of the water.
> I checked again, and all the sites "say" 250GB, which to me, is still not
> right considering their advertisements. However, I specifically threw out
> the "2GB" number this morning chatting with Comcast's Tech support, and the
> response was "Yes, All Comcast customers are subject the the bandwidth
> limit". It would have been hard for her to mistake that for 2TB, or anything
> else. My question was: I need to know if I'm subject to the Rediculously
> low 2GB limit I just read about? (thinking they would correct me with the
> real limit if it was different than what I quoted).
> My problem is I can't find another internet provider where I live.
> See Ya'
> Howard Coles Jr.
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I did a little quick research and found that there apparently IS a 2GB
limit on their USENET downloads. Maybe the rep thought you were
asking about that limit and not the other limit. Everything else I
saw listed 250GB as the limit on standard downloads.
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