Comcast says itís no longer throttling heavy internet users' speeds

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 Paiís 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 anymore. In a statement to The Verge, the company explains: ďWith well over 99 percent of our internet customers using more modern DOCSIS gateways and... Continue reading…

Comcast says itís no longer throttling heavy internet users' speeds

Back in 2007, Comcast was caught throttling BitTorrent traffic, a move that led to an FCC investigation and later, an order from the agency to stop the practice. In response, Comcast ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Engadget

Comcast quietly deactivates congestion management system

Comcast this week quietly announced it has deactivated a controversial congestion management system deployed in 2008 to slow down heavy Internet users. The change went into effect on June 11 ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Techspot

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

There are still data caps and overage fees though.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from CNET

Comcast says it wonít throttle heavy internet users ó for now

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 ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from The Verge

Comcast says it doesnít throttle heaviest Internet users anymore

Congestion-management system was deployed after 2008 BitTorrent controversy.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Arstechnica

Comcast landline phone service still down in parts of United States - CNET

Comcast tells CNET the outage is mostly fixed, but some small businesses still say the phones are down.

Thu 7 Jun 18 from CNET

Comcast service is reportedly down across the United States - CNET

San Francisco, New York, Chicago and other major cities are reportedly affected.

Wed 6 Jun 18 from CNET

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