Comcast Says No to Tiered Pricing

Written by John Ponio    Tuesday, 07 December 2010 18:55

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Recently, the FCC said that it was ok for companies to give out tiered internet. What this means is that it is now fine for companies to offer (as an example) 10GB a month for $20, 100GB a month for $40, 200GB for $60, or whatever they want. Luckily for Comcast power-users, Comcast president Neil Smit told investors that "Right now we have no plan in place to activate usage-based pricing." Although most people come nowhere near this amount, Comcast currently gives each customer 250GB a month. Comcast is currently the largest internet service provider in the United States,