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Comcast will probably be a little upset with me this month!

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by newtekie1, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. newtekie1

    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    That is what they get for giving me a free upgrade to 100Mbps...

    Good thing I pay for a high enough package that they don't enforce the data limit.:laugh:
     
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    Hehe you get those details of there site or though some thing else ?.. One has to wounder why so much and i bet they are checking that too :p.
     
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    Tell me you aren't renting one of their modems?!
     
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    So WTF is all that data mostly? Movies/TV?
     
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    That is from their sight. I know what it was...

    I am, but it works out cheaper for me to rent then to buy. Their box by my house is out in the middle of a field and has a tendency to get struck by lightning. So it kills the modem two or three times a year. I have one that I bought that I use when theirs dies so I'm not down while the send me a new one.

    Yep. I was going to rip the last part if my DVD collection but since Comcast upgraded my speed for free I said screw it and just downloaded them.
     
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    TPU members, please note that Newtekie1 is in the process of downloading the entire internet. :D

    @Newt : Is that TB just for one month?
     
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    Comcast stopped the excesive use policy. At least in my area.
     
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    I look at the note and just laugh but thats alot of movies man.
     
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    Actually, not even the entire month. That is just March's usage, so usage since March 1 to today, I've still got another week to go for a new high score!

    They haven't in mine, but they only enforce it on the lower packages.

    :D

    There are some TV series in there as well.
     
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    What happens when the yellow bar is full?
     
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    Not sure, I don't even know what full is, I always assumed it would fill up at 250GB...
     
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    Then he has downloaded the entire internet and can just sit around waiting for Java updates.
     
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    Lol I don't even have more than TB of HDD in my PC... I only use about 150GB
     
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    Use the unlimited data while you still can... I am :)
     
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    I have no idea what I use...I'd say 500-800gb a month...
    3 tablets, 2 phones, 3 HTPC's and a gaming rig...at least 2 HTPCs are watching something all day and the kid falls asleep watching something or another and I don't keep anything I can download so I know I'm DL'ing at least 300gb a month in games even though I have plenty of storage...LOL
    I set the DVR to record shows but I end up watching them online because by the time I remember what I recorded the baby is asleep and her room is right next to the living room...

    LOL I really wonder what I do use a month

    EDIT: I have to add this because its funny...
    My oldest sets up an old phone to vibrate once an hour all night long under her mouse pad to keep HULU from shutting down from lack of activity...LOL
     
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    Oh my i am in the same boat....Yeah I went from 80 gigs a month to 90gig in March1, had Win8 crap out on and after BF3 and PCars did its updates i had 150 gigs for this month ,So they updated me to the 125gigs a month ...Will see because Win8 has some bug in it where you loose your Admin rights and no way to change users that got deleted too out of pc settings and I had to refresh again ........:banghead: Just finished updating and re-installing all my crap.So your not alone.
     
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    That is a lot of porn you are collecting ;)
     
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    Bandwidth limits are pretty much non existent here afaik. Not mobile though.
     
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    When the internet dies. I know where I'm going..
     
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    the limit

    the limit is only 250 gb but they will warn you for a bad month by phone and then if you keep going they will ban you for a year but in these days 250 gb is nothing but until
    you get bthe call have fun =-)
     
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    What was your previous speed?
     
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    Not here now, I got rid of my home internet and tether to my phone. I used almost 30Gb of data last month and pay $79 a month for unlimited everything. Not true 4G but through playing with my csc files I manage around 5-7Mbps download and 1Mbps upload with USB or wifi tether. Sometimes the jitter sucks, but overall its fast enough for 480 youtube videos, hulu and most network sites to watch TV shows. Plus I can start downloads and go to bed and they are done in the morning.

    I see no reason that cell companies should throttle data unless they are seriously overselling their network, and paying for multiple internet connections seems silly.

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    I couldn't live with such slow speeds. Even the 22/2 connection at my office seems slow to me. I do tether toy cellphone when I'm camping or at a clients sometimes, but I have a 2GB monthly cap on my cellphone.
     
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