Items tagged with usage-based billing

Comcast hasn't exactly been one to avoid bad PR. We need only think back to the whole BitTorrent throttling fiasco, or more recently, Level 3's accusation that Comcast is essentially putting an extortion charge on whisking Netflix traffic down to its subscribers. But here's one bit of good news coming from the Comcast camp -- the ISP reportedly isn't planning to bill its customers based on data usage, Yahoo News reports. "Right now we have no plan in place to activate usage-based pricing," Comcast bigwig Neil Smit told investors on Tuesday. No need to pull the plug, Comcast says it isn't switching... Read more...