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Comcast confirms 250GB cap effective October 1
From: "David Farber" <dave () farber net>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 19:17:18 -0400

The will lower the cap as time goes on. I assume they will loudly advertise the respriction and I hope Verizon loudly 
advertises it does not YET. djf


From: Sunil Garg [mailto:sunil () sunilgarg com]
Sent: Thu 8/28/2008 6:41 PM
To: David Farber
Subject: Comcast confirms 250GB cap effective October 1

The IP crowd might be interested in this. VentureBeat reports:

You just knew it was too good to last. Starting on October 1 of this year, Internet service provider Comcast will begin 
placing a cap on the amount of data its customers can access a month, DSLreports has learned 
<http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/Comcast-250GB-Monthly-Cap-Goes-Live-October-1-97294> .

The 250 gigabyte cap, now confirmed by Comcast <http://www.comcast.net/terms/network/amendment/> , represents on 14,000 
of the company's 14.1 million users, it claims. While that may be true today, and while 250 gigabytes may seem like a 
very high cap, going forward, this is going to be problematic.



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