There is a proposed Settlement of a lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The Court has granted preliminary approval of the Settlement and has certified the Settlement Class. Similar lawsuits were filed and have been coordinated and transferred to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
These lawsuits claim that Comcast promised and advertised specific speeds and unlimited Internet access but impaired use of some P2P file-sharing traffic on its High-Speed Internet network. Comcast denies these claims, but has revised its management of P2P and is settling to avoid the burden and cost of further litigation.
A description of the Settlement Class and the terms of the Settlement are available in the Settlement Notice posted on this site. A Claim Form can be submitted online or downloaded and printedand submitted via mail. You can also view Court Documents, including the Final Settlement Agreement, copies of pertinent Court orders and other court filings, and other information concerning the Settlement and the Lawsuit. Additional information can be obtained by calling toll-free 1-877-567-2754.
Comcast agrees to credit or refund some current or former High-Speed Internet service customers. Comcast agrees to pay up to $16 million dollars, less Settlement costs, to eligible Class Members. If you submit a valid Claim Form, you will receive a share of this amount, not to exceed $16.00. The Settlement is not an admission of wrongdoing by any party.
If you meet the eligibility requirements needed to be a Settlement Class Member, to obtain a payment you must complete and submit a Claim Form. You also have other options under the settlement as summarized below.
PLEASE READ THE NOTICE CAREFULLY TO DETERMINE IF YOU ARE A SETTLEMENT CLASS MEMBER AND YOUR RIGHTS AND OPTIONS UNDER THE SETTLEMENT.