TITLE

Bandwidth caps: Go ahead, use 250 GB

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
CED;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of Rogers Communications Inc. to place caps on the amount of Internet usage by its subscribers and charge additional fees for limit breakers in the U.S. in 2008. It adds that Time Warner Cable Inc. and AT&T are trying to figure out appropriate caps. It mentions that Comcast Corp. caps monthly usage for its subscribers at 250 gigabytes. Moreover, it asserts that there are only few subscribers that fit the limit breakers category.
ACCESSION #
35519271

 

Related Articles

  • HEAVY BROADBAND USERS IN CABLE'S Cross-Hairs. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;5/11/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p1 

    The article reports on the decision by some U.S. cable companies to charge users of their broadband services according to the amount of data they send and receive. Time Warner Cable has decided to suspend its plan to test usage-based pricing for its broadband subscribers. Comcast started capping...

  • Rogers enforcing data usage caps.  // CED;Jul2008, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p6 

    The article reports on Rogers, a company which is on the verge of implementing a system that will meter subscribers' data consumption and charge for usage caps. It is stated that while Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC) are experimenting with the same methods, Rogers is now on its third month...

  • No More Cable 'Free Lunch' on Web? Gruenwedel, Erik; Latchem, John // Home Media Magazine;6/8/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 23, p1 

    The article reports that Internet providers in the U.S. are planning to charge subscribers for excessive use. Time Warner Cable is testing a metering program for its Internet subscribers. On the other hand, Comcast Corp. is looking to put a limit of 250GB for Internet users. It is noted that...

  • Cable Firms Add Broadband Users As Video Users Flee. PATRICK SEITZ // Investors Business Daily;11/17/2015, p00 

    The article reports on the number of broadband Internet subscribers added by American cable television companies including Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc., and Charter Communications, according to research firm Leichtman Research Group.

  • The Pros and Cons of the Proposed AT&T-DirecTV Merger. Reisinger, Don // eWeek;6/16/2014, p1 

    The article offers information on the prospects of the proposed merger between telecommunications firm AT&T and direct broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV in the U.S. It mentions that if the merger takes place, AT&T will offer packages including wireless phone service, satellite...

  • Dow Firm AT&T Boasts Big Yield. KEN SHREVE // Investors Business Daily;5/20/2014, pB09 

    There's been no shortage of headlines around

  • Too clever by half. Santo, Brian // CED;May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p3 

    In this article the author discusses the high broadband speeds that various companies are offering at a price that only a few customers can pay. He talks of Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) which is already facing criticism to expand its usage billing tests. He notes that Rogers Communications Inc....

  • Policing the Pigs. Spangler, Todd // 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...

  • Supersize me: the year of the mega-merger.  // CED;May2014, p6 

    The article discusses some of the mega-mergers in the telecommunications industry in 2014. It discusses the buying of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, an announcement of a 50 billion dollars offer by AT&T for DirecTV, and takeover of T-Mobile by Sprint. Further it mentions how these mergers will...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics