10 February 2007

Broadband Throttling

Broadband throttling is:
  • try to move backward
  • MISLEADING THE PUBLIC WITH CHEATING MARKETING STRATEGY DESERVES A GOOD LAWSUIT
  • Better call it Streamyx Narrowaband or Streamyx Limitband
  • 4 days finish bandwidth and sit down there wait for another f***ing month to get another bandwidth usage
  • wanna throw up whenever i see the advert "breaking the speedometre"
  • "jaguh kampung" mentality? or the "we are still better than ghana" thinking?
  • definately ridiculous
as A. Asohan says in Throttling broadband access for all

Maxis did it first when it rolled out its wireless broadband service last year. Under the “Terms and Conditions” of usage, it had this little gem: “Maxis may, at its sole discretion, automatically disconnect the customer’s Internet session after a period of inactivity, which may vary from 20 minutes to 30 minutes.”

And if that’s not all, here’s the clincher: “Each customer’s total usage per month shall NOT exceed 3GB of data volume transmitted ...”

and I want add more complaint, bandwith during weekend is reaaaally suck (dial-up standard)

Average bandwith during weekend, 1.5Kb/s

@see http://www.lowyat.net/v2/latest/broadband-throttling-the-star-takes-notice.html
p/s: I am one of the Maxis broadband subscriber
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