said by Crookshanks:This is quickly becoming typical family with every single device they own able to do everything you just mentioned. 5 years ago all of this was unheard of for virtually everyone. That coupled with DD becoming the future of gaming with modern games exceeding double digit GB sizes. said by flycuban:
And they are doing this why??
To monetize the extremely small percentage of their users who consume >300GB/mo. It's a win-win for them; they make more money or the heavy usage customers flee to other providers. (*)
Of course now we'll see at least three different people reply with grossly inflated bandwidth numbers while claiming that they are representative of the "typical" user. To them, the "typical user" watches multiple HD streams simultaneously, downloads a different Linux distribution every day, has VPNs established to their friends and family where they exchange hours of home videos, and stores every byte of their data in the cloud.