Next year, Comcast will start charging Xfinity customers in northeastern US states overage fees for exceeding their monthly data cap.
Cloud gaming over something like Stadia uses about 10 GB of data every hour at 1080p.
So if you’re not watching your data usage carefully, you could end up with a higher than normal monthly bill.
If you do, you should be able to see real-time data usage as well as data usage over a set period time.
Until the FCC rules data caps are arbitrary and ISPs stop squeezing every dime out of customers, we’re all screwed.
Back in March 2020, several major ISPs suspended data caps, waived overage fees, and even raised speeds.
Yet data caps and overage fees still exist when millions of people still need any and all amount of financial relief they can get because the pandemic is still nowhere close to going away. »