What is a "download cap" and what is an "upload cap?"

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by iNcReDible fRoGG, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. And what is the different between kilobits and kilobytes. Thanks.
     
  2. XR250rdr

    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    8 kilobits make up a kilobyte
    cap just means limit in this context
     
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    8 bits make a byte and 1024 bytes make a kilobyte and 1000 kilobytes make a megabyte and 1000 megabytes make a gigabyte!

    Capping is what your ISP will do to you if you use too much bandwidth. They cut you off once you hit a certain amount. My advice get a new ISP (Internet Service Provider)
     
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    [paradox] No replacement for displacement. 6.0L Crew.

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    I thought caps only existed in my shithouse country?

    Its basically a limit yes. Theres usually 2 possible outcomes.
    Excess charges
    Shaping to slower speeds
     
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