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    Need to switch ISPs, would like some input

    So I've been happy with Clear up until now; recently they started throttling bandwidth based on my uploading habits, and it affects not only my upload speed but they're also choking my download speed because of it.
    When you've got an advertised "unlimited usage" with a supposedly guaranteed upload speed, and you're getting 0.3% of that speed, it's time to leave.

    So my question is for Comcast users with heavy upload use (2GB - 5GB individual files weekly). Do you see any heavy throttling of your speeds when doing lots of large uploads?
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    Yes on my residential line, no on the business line. And the business line has significantly better upload speed.
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    It's pretty difficult to throttle a T3 line.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    It's pretty difficult to throttle a T3 line.
    Do you have a T3 at home?

    When I was in the hospital, I was impressed with their 30/30 symmetrical connection. Wow.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dcrowell View Post
    Do you have a T3 at home?

    When I was in the hospital, I was impressed with their 30/30 symmetrical connection. Wow.

    My brother inlaw works at GTRI (Georgia Tech Research Institute), over 400 Mbps up and down, it's amazing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dcrowell View Post
    Do you have a T3 at home?

    When I was in the hospital, I was impressed with their 30/30 symmetrical connection. Wow.
    If I did...no one besides my wife would ever see me again.

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    yep, definitely throttling from comcast on a home acct

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