Time Warner recently said it plans to test metered Internet access in Beaumont, Texas, and is looking at Bell Canadaís DSL plans as inspiration for pricing. Over at the New York Times, blogger Saul Hansell calculated that, under those plans, downloading a HD movie might cost up to $30.

You think thatís a lot? Well, how about $220 for a single movie download? Thatís how much some ISPs in Europe used to charge their metered broadband subscribers. No wonder ISPs with unlimited plans beat out the competition once people fell in love with online video. Note to Time Warner: This could happen to you as well. Continue reading at Newteevee.com.

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