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Suddenlink Turns The Meter Back On
Though They Don't Appear to Be Charging Overages...Yet
by Karl Bode 08:56AM Tuesday Apr 23 2013
Last summer, cable operator Suddenlink decided to impose caps and charge their users overages -- before bothering to ensure that their usage meters worked. The result was a large number of complaints from users about meters that weren't reliable, and even tracked phantom subscriber usage when the power went out or modems were off. Suddenlink then suspended the usage meter and overage plans, first insisting their meters were accurate -- then acknowledging they did find problems. Some seven months later and users in our forums point out that the meters have returned, though Suddenlink hasn't returned to its plan to charge overages -- yet.

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Cabal
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join:2007-01-21

Seems pretty accurate

3 hours and no comments?

Looks to be working pretty well for me, used 43.6 GB and 52.5 GB in the two full months since they turned it back on.
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gatorkram
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Winterville, NC
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Re: Seems pretty accurate

If they start charging overages again, I plan to try an organize a mass protest and ask users to cancel service for a given amount of time.

Don't know how many people would be willing to do it, or if it would work, but we can't stand by and let this abuse continue.
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Wont happen

@suddenlink.net

Re: Seems pretty accurate

A protest by every suddenlink user on this site would amount to like 100 customers not enough to effect anything. but good luck lol

atuarre
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Conroe, TX
Good luck.
TBBroadband

join:2012-10-26
Fremont, OH
lol. That will never happen. Who are these people going to switch to when Suddenlink is their only option besides a mobile service or HughesNet which - then you'd claim those aren't valid options either.
semaj81

join:2002-08-12
Marietta, OH

Not for everyone?

I still don't have a meter... maybe this isn't for everyone just yet?