Before AT&T tiered data plans started coming into effect, users were happy to be unlimited data subscribers. Once the changes went into place they would be grandfathered, allowing them to keep their unlimited plan. This was before AT&T started throttling its top 5% of data consumers. Grandfathered customers are now suffering ... Read More »
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Things are not looking good for unlimited data fans. People who don’t like data tiers currently have a safe place to go to: Sprint. It seems like America’s first 4G network is going to start setting some limits, though. At least for 4G broadband users.
Sprint has announced that 4G mobile broadband users will ... Read More »
I have some bad news for all you AT&T (and possibly T-Mobile) customers out there. According to some rumors, Ma Bell will soon start to throttle the top 5% customers who use the most data. Supposedly, you can expect this bandwidth throttling to go into effect this October.
Details are scarce on this ... Read More »
There have been whispers, signals and signs all over that Verizon was going to implement a tiered data plan similar to AT&T or T-Mobile. Some of us may have passed the signs blindly, uttering things like, “There’s no way they would do that.” or, “They better not; my bill is high enough as it is.” ... Read More »
While everyone loves a good deal, most heavy users out there are worrying about the impending doom of tiered data plans. T-Mobile has just announced its new postpaid and prepaid unlimited plans, advertising unlimited voice, text, and web, but the fine print is just as present as ever. It seems very likely that consumers might ... Read More »
That was fun while it lasted. Verizon is planning to kill unlimited data plans this summer, says Reuters. Instead, the carrier will begin offering tiered data plans, penalizing those of us who consume a lot of data. This leaves Sprint as the only option — aside from regional carriers — for ... Read More »
In a little over a week, T-Mobile will completely overhaul their data plans in an attempt to give customers more options. A new cheaper data tier will become available for those looking to save some cash, tethering plans will finally be added, and T-Mobile will clarify exactly what “unlimited” data means. Read on after the ... Read More »