The Comcast corporate blog noted a couple of interesting facts: 99 percent of its customers consume less than a terabyte per month, and its average user passes only about 60 GB. The WSJ article got an additional tidbit from Comcast, however, noting that 2 million subscribers exceed 300 GB a month, and noted that Time Warner Cable’s average use is 141 GB per month and growing 40 percent a year.
Here’s a look at my bandwidth history with Comcast:
As Glenn notes in the article, this is probably due to my backing up giant podcast sessions via CrashPlan. I’m curious, so I’ve stopped backing up the sessions that I don’t actually need to save long-term, to see if it helps reduce my usage. But I do have a teenager who streams Netflix constantly…
We’ll see. I may end up paying extra. I guess it’s nice to finally be a one percenter in something…?