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Comcast “Secure backup and & Share” closes down

impossible to have an unlimiteddata plan and not lose money

Comcast, the largest high-speed internet provider in the U.S. closed down its “Secure backup and & Share” service as of the 1st December 2013 and deletes all customer data. This was due to them limiting customers to 50GB from their original unlimited plan for just $4.99 per month. They say this is because in the world we live in it is impossible to have an unlimited data plan and not lose money. This upset customers and in the end, instead of leaving the service open, they decided to shut the service down.

I’m sure this will not be the only online backup company who will realizes that you just can’t give away unlimited storage, especially in our ever growing digital world.