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Topic # 100945 21-Apr-2012 01:46 Send private message

Just wondering if steam will be unmetered, i mean they have a chache and it's within their own network so i guess they should be able too..

Had to up our internet plan to 100GB for next month so i can download all the games i have waiting since i have about 5gb left on our 50gb plan :/

even if they had some kind of add on like snap have for unmetered access to a selection of their content servers...













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  Reply # 612754 21-Apr-2012 10:31 Send private message

They don't offer 'unmetered' traffic to the Steam content server.




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  Reply # 612877 21-Apr-2012 17:17 Send private message

Thought so, my usage seemed to go up when i downloaded a game off there. hopefully they unmeter it!













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  Reply # 613683 23-Apr-2012 14:34 Send private message

Hi there,

I know what you mean, steam sales are murder on my data allowance.

I'll pass on the feedback.

Cheers,
Warren






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  Reply # 614404 24-Apr-2012 16:20 Send private message

Thanks for that!













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  Reply # 614417 24-Apr-2012 16:29 Send private message

hamish225: Just wondering if steam will be unmetered, i mean they have a chache and it's within their own network so i guess they should be able too..

Had to up our internet plan to 100GB for next month so i can download all the games i have waiting since i have about 5gb left on our 50gb plan :/

even if they had some kind of add on like snap have for unmetered access to a selection of their content servers...


it's only $10 to go from 50GB to 100GB.  surely you aren;tdownloading that much stuff from Steam that an extra 50GB isn't enough?

Personally, I'd much rather have the extra data to use on whatever I want than have unlimited acess to a site of my ISPs choice.

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  Reply # 614696 25-Apr-2012 01:06 Send private message

With the price of data becoming cheaper, maybe slingshot could lower the price of datablocks or increase the size 3* for the same price. 150gb of non expireing data for $50

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  Reply # 626957 17-May-2012 17:04 Send private message

+1 for Unmetered steam content. I am trying to get my collection back after losing a HDD, and I can only download 2 or 3 games a month on my data cap, I still need some left for normal browsing too.

I would love to be able to get them all back, with no data cost :)

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