[INFOGRAPHIC] Will there be Metered Internet Usage in the US?

Filed in by Angela Bartels | April 7, 2011 12:17 pm

If you have an Internet connection at home, you probably don’t think twice about streaming a video, uploading photos or sending email. Most consumers assume that with their monthly paid subscription, they have unlimited bandwidth. In reality, there has always been a silent bandwidth cap, however, most don’t surpass that limit.

As technologies advance, the amount of bandwidth applications take to access is increasing. More importantly, ISPs are lowering their bandwidth cap – some to 150GB in the US and 25GB in Canada! And as connections get faster, the cost per Mbps is getting lower but is your bill actually decreasing? Take a look at some interesting facts about what’s going on with bandwidth from your household.

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