TWC Tests Billing Broadband Customers Based on Use

Heavy Netflix users could face high fees

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Netflix addicts, prepare to pay up and not just for your subscription. Bloomberg reports that the cable company is testing technology to measure customers' broadband Internet use for a new consumption-based billing system, said the company’s CEO Glenn Britt.

In an interview yesterday at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association’s show in Chicago, Britt said that the cable provider is installing meters in the network that calculate customers’ internet usage, although the company hasn’t decided whether it will move to a new type of billing.

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