AT&T Cites Data Usage Concerns, Verizon Wireless Claims Perfection
Broadband's Impact, Wireless
December 10th, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 10, 2009 – This week a top AT&T official said the company is considering how to price data usage and looking to make customers more aware of their data usage patterns. Meanwhile, competitor Verizon Wireless claimed to already be ahead of the game on this issue.
Comcast Launches Data Usage Meter To Address ‘Excessive Use’
National Broadband Plan, Net Neutrality
December 2nd, 2009
WASHINGTON, December 2, 2009 – Comcast announced Tuesday the pilot market launch of a data usage meter the company plans to soon roll out nationally.
The meter is meant to help make customers aware of how much data they consume in a month, Jason Livingood, executive director of internet systems for Comcast, wrote on a company blog. Comcast has a company policy against excessive use of bandwidth or currently data usage above 250 Gigabytes per month per Comcast high-speed internet residential customer account.