quote: I'm happy about it but for 90% of us this won't even affect us.
quote: Frankly, if the 'majority' doesn't use more than 250Mbyte - or 5Gbyte - then it shouldn't be a problem that a few people does.
quote: Since the "air" is a shared medium if lots of people start downloading porn at the same time, users that only want to make a VOIP call or require low bandwidth but low latency and jitt are in big trouble.
quote: This would be achievable by a multi-tiered Leaky bucket system, for example.
quote: Why should everyone else have to pay into your heavier internet use? Also, what's so hard about understanding that if a lot of people want to use more, then that is going to cost more too?
quote: No one is subsidizing anyone, the ISP's advertised "Unlimited" at a certain price point, hence that is what you should be entitled to.
quote: Secondly... If it's a case of congestion with the backhaul and international links, then they should increase capacity, or turn on some of the dormant fiber that they have lying around.
quote: Seriously, I'm all for bandwidth caps, provided they still keep the unlimited plans at the same price point, but introduce caps at LOWER price points so those who only use say... 1gb a month could save a bit of money.