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Comcast gives the internet a victory, ends throttling - for now

2 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Comcast announced that it is endingits throttling practices for now. The company said with a stronger network, it doesn't need to slow down heavy internet users, but it reserves the right to change its decision in the future.
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Comcast says it isn't throttling heavy internet users anymore - CNET

Comcast says it isn't throttling heavy internet users anymore - CNET

2 monthes ago   |   By CNET

There are still data caps and overage fees though.
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Comcast says it won't throttle heavy internet users - for now

Comcast says it won't throttle heavy internet users - for now

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Comcast has ended its practice of throttling heavy internet users that are congesting the network, the cable company said in a Monday announcement. It said that its network is now strong enough to handle congestion, without needing to purposefully slow down speeds.
The news coincides with the Monday deadline for net neutrality rules to be rolled back. Under FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Restoring Internet Freedom Order, companies may have more freedom to throttle, block traffic, or offer premium internet speeds at premium cost. But for some reason, Comcast is choosing not to throttle its users...
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