Time Warner Cable expands broadband data caps2012.07.06 09:28 by Daniela
Keywords: Time Warner Cable, broadband
Time Warner Cable has extended its offer of a $5 monthly price-break to light Internet users to additional markets in Texas, including Austin and Dallas. Any customer in these regions that agrees to be capped at 5 GB per month will receive $5 per month off of their service charges. Overage rates will be billed at a rate of $1 per gigabyte, with a maximum overage fee of $25.
Customers will have a 60-day grace period (two billing cycles) to adjust usage patterns, during which the MSO will notify customers of overages but won't charge for them.
TWC was experimenting with usage-based pricing models in 2009 and back-tracked after a public outcry. The company has taken slow and measured steps to roll out usage-based pricing in dribs-and-drabs.
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