TITLE

Putting the Squeeze on Bandwidth Hogs

AUTHOR(S)
Barrett, Randy
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/7/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue concerning the failure of broadband-service providers to determine the finite amount of bandwidth they allocate to customers in the U.S. The author explains that all providers require residential customers to agree not to use too much bandwidth. However, only three service providers that include Cox Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and Qwest Communications International Inc. explicitly state limits on bandwidth use.
ACCESSION #
25020196

 

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