Can You Give Me Some "Real World" Examples Of How Much Bandwidth Consumption Would Be Considered Too Much?

There is no hard and fast rule or example available.  The answer really depends on a number of factors, including overall use, time of day, and the number of applications a customer might be running at the same time.

The point of the technique is to deliver the best overall online experience possible. The technique should help ensure that all customers get their fair share of bandwidth resources to enjoy all that the Internet has to offer – including surfing the Web, reading emails, and downloading movies.