The company said in a blog post on Thursday that Comcast is delaying its 1.2TB data cap for Xfinity broadband customers in the Northeast US by at least 2022. Comcast stressed in the post that “only a very small percentage of customers” need more data than this, but the company wants to give people more time “to get acquainted with the new plan”.
As millions transitioned into distance work and early schoolLast year, many broadband providers in the US Customers will be charged more for more than a specified amount of data per month. In November, Comcast said it would go ahead with its data cap, and that it was For some services as well.
Last year, Comcast told CNET that “about 95 percent of our customers are not affected by the plan, even during an epidemic.”
Of the 39 states where Comcast provides broadband, the delay will only affect customers in Delaware, Maryland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.