[mythtv-users] Comcast rendering my HDHR useless
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Nov 10 16:37:45 UTC 2008
Brian Phillips wrote:
> Raymond Wagner wrote:
>> That's where the recently enacted bandwidth limits Comcast has come
>> into play.
>> Travis Tabbal wrote:
>>> That plus supplementing over the internet for a few shows (hulu and
>>> such) or just waiting for the DVD/Bluray to come out, I'm set.
> You really could/would watch 250 GBytes of hulu in a month?
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Hulu, probably not. As far as I know, all their stuff is SD and low
bitrate. Now lets say you're streaming good quality HD at ~5-6GB/hr.
Now you're under 2hrs/day. 250GB seems like an excessive amount of
data, but when you put it in those terms, the cap only becomes reasonable.
Now look at Roadrunner's planned caps where the highest tier gets
40GB/mo. Suddenly, that 2hr/day on Hulu means you're over your cap and
have to pay extra to check email.
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