In case you missed the news last month, Comcast is rolling out its 1TB data cap plans to a lot more people in November. If you’re in one of the affected areas, it’s probably a good idea to start monitoring your usage.
If you’ve managed to avoid Comcast’s awful data caps so far, your luck is probably about to run out. Starting November 1st, 18 new markets will get hit with the 1TB data caps that some areas already deal with.
Thanks to confusing bundles, hidden charges, misleading promises, and obscure terms, everyone agrees that cable TV and internet providers are the absolute worst. I tried to comparison shop for internet service in my area and ended up an awful mess of sketchy terms, and upsells. It shouldn’t be like this.
I’m a Comcast customer currently living in Atlanta. As such, I am one of the lucky
victims customers who gets to try out Comcast’s data caps. This means my home internet has a cap, after which I will be charged fees for using my internet. This is some horse shit.
Comcast has decided to jump on the streaming TV bandwagon, announcing an upcoming service that will allow Xfinity users to watch a selection of networks on their laptop, tablet, or phones. Provided they’re on their home Wi-Fi network, that is.
We’ve said it time and again, you can often lower your bills just by asking. If an ISP like Comcast isn’t cooperative, though, you may have a new way to get a discount: file a complaint with the FCC.
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