The Planet Rolls Out Unmetered Hosting

Houston-based IT hosting provider The Planet has introduced two new dedicated server options for its customers. The Planet said today that it will give its customers two different, unmetered bandwidth options for their hosting, targeted at customers who have high traffic web sites or who offer streaming media or gaming content. The firm said the new packages include a 100Mbps offering at $1800 per month or 10Mbps offering at $200 a month for hosting. Most ISps meter bandwidth to customers, charging additional for transfers above a certain amount of data each month.