> > I'd say that this was because your old setup was sending a RST to
> > all those incoming SYNs and other packets, while your new setup just
> > drops them on the floor and doesn't respond.
> That's certainly part of the story, but the ISP isn't logging any
> download traffic overnight any more.
>> I'm not disagree about the choice of APN though.
I just looked back and I see that you're talking about a cable
TV internet connection, not GPRS/3G.
So, I'm not surprised that they are measuring things differently,
and could well be leaving IP and/or TCP headers out of the
traffic calculations. They're not really in the business of
billing by traffic volume in the same way as GSM operators are.
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