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Bandwidth usage as low as 2% in rife broadband overselling scandal

US operators have been so pre-occupied tripping up each other’s misleading 5G marketing campaigns, that they have successfully tricked consumers into paying over the odds for broadband packages built on false promises of better video streaming experiences. AT&T, Comcast and Charter are all guilty of overselling, according to a Wall Street Journal exposé, leaving subscribers with mountains of unused bandwidth. The findings are particularly poignant considering how just last week data was published confirming the pervasive video throttling practices of the tier 1 telcos. Of course, the likes of AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile will all claim throttling is a necessary evil in peak times but then why would they be so picky – with researchers finding that not all…

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