What’s really behind the Comcast 250 GB bandwidth cap

So you think it’s the FCC’s order telling Comcast not to block P2P applications? Not so, according to Harold Feld of the Media Access Project. It’s actually Comcast’s settlement with the Florida Attorney General. Apparently, Comcast had kicked off the highest 1000 users regardless of bandwidth use or geographical location because they were violating Comcast’s […]

Going the wrong way: Comcast caps Internet usage

Comcast announced that starting October 1, it is imposing a 250 GB monthly limit on its customers’ downloads. You might say, 250 GB seems awfully high, I’ll never exceed that. Indeed, just sending emails, browsing websites and downloading music occasionally won’t get you even near 100 GB per month. So what’s the cap all about? […]

Clearwire WiMAX demo coming to S.F. CTIA show

We’re not sure yet if the Intel sport-utes will be in the house, but we have confirmed that Clearwire will have a live, working Mobile WiMax demo during the upcoming CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment show in San Francisco, Sept. 10-12. The mini-WiMax network demo should help kick off a big month for WiMax in […]

The Top 10 net neutrality influencers

Since we couldn’t make it to Aspen this year to participate in the expected discourse on one of our favorite topics — network neutrality — we here at Sidecut Reports humbly offer our “Top 10” list of net neutrality influencers, the people leading the debate into 2009, what we are calling Phase II of the […]

Now live: The Sidecut net neutrality report

As promised, our report on net neutrality — Net Neutrality Phase II: The Battle of 2009 — is now live and ready for ordering via instant download. By combining our long background of reporting and analysis of the issue with interviews of leading legislators, top policy execs from the biggest companies, as well as representatives […]