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Thursday December 08, 2011

Comcast: No Plans For Usage-Based Broadband Pricing

At least one of the major players in the broadband industry says it has no plans for usage-based broadband pricing. Hopefully everyone else follows in Comcast's footsteps.

Many cable operators are considering new pricing for broadband services that would link the amount of data their subscribers consume with the amount they pay. But Comcast isn’t one of them, according to execs. Comcast Cable president Neil Smit and CFO Michael Angelakis implied that such plans probably wouldn’t be good for the company’s growing broadband business.

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