November 6, 2008
Starting in November, AT&T will limit downloads to 20 gigabytes per month for users of their slowest DSL service, at 768 kilobits per second. The limit increases with the speed of the plan, up to 150 gigabytes per month at the 10 megabits-per-second level.
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First, I thought it would be good news to reduce download the illegal software or video. But it would be bad for user who uses iTunes to download LEGAL video. For a moment, I forget about videophone. It would be bad news. I figure on how much bandwidth it would use on video stream during base of one-hour conversation. It depends on heavy motion.
It doesn’t look good. I smell the riot over ISP issues. Okay, maybe send letter to communicate company is good to start to have them listen us. Fire away!
I got confuse with bits and bytes. Therefore, I make mistake and update the correct calculator. Therefore, it’s approximately 345 Mbytes per hour. It’s not too bad. I hope.