Policing the Pigs

Spangler, Todd
June 2008
Multichannel News;6/9/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p3
The article reports on the tests made by Time Warner Cable Inc. and Comcast Corp. to deal with the small percentage of broadband subscribers who consume the vast majority of capacity on their networks in the U.S. Time Warner is experimenting with a financial stock that would represent a fundamental departure from the standard unlimited-usage pricing of the industry. Meanwhile, Comcast is searching to new, user-based bandwidth controls that put the heaviest consumers at the back of the line. INSET: The Meter's Running.


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