by Mike Masnick
Fri, Apr 24th 2009 2:40pm
So Time Warner Cable has supposedly backed off its metered broadband until it can figure out how to do a better job presenting it (though, it's also threatening to delay upgrades if people don't accept caps or meters). Yet, as reader Matthew Henry alerts us, it appears that Time Warner Cable has instead just started kicking "unlimited" users offline without much warning. Apparently, when the user called to ask what was up, he was told he shouldn't have used so much of his unlimited broadband account. This is the sort of stuff Comcast used to do years ago and which helped contribute to its awful reputation. Nice of Time Warner Cable to try to fix its own reputation by going down the same bad path.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Cable Company Totally Unsure What Neighborhoods It Serves, Wants $117,000 For Broadband Service
- As Comcast Broadband Usage Caps Expand, Company Still Refuses To Admit They Even Have Caps
- UN Broadband Commission Releases Questionable Report On 'Cyber Violence' Against Women
- Time Warner Cable CEO: Cable TV Pricing Is So High Because We're The Mercedes Of Entertainment
- Comcast CEO Admits You 'Can't Keep Raising Prices Forever,' But Seems Intent On Trying Anyway