One of my clients has an AOL connection and it's also limited to 448kb, too.
But does he get above 8 Meg Down?
AOL sell 2 products effectively, BB Only as 8 Meg capped ADSL2+ and BB/Phone package as up to 24 Meg ADSL2+. Perhaps only the former has upload capped as well.
1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC