While other carriers have begun to offer unlimited data again (with some caveats), AT&T has remained recalcitrant on the issue. Now the nation’s second largest carrier is taking a step to try and urge customers off of grandfathered unlimited data plans. Beginning in February, AT&T customers who are grandfathered into unlimited data plans ... Read More »
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“Sprint beats all national carriers with unlimited data for $20/month.” That’s the headline Sprint is using for this announcement, but the wording “unlimited data” is quite a stretch. The plan does indeed offer unlimited data, but only 1GB of that will be LTE. The rest will be 2G data, which we all know sucks.
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The task of managing grandfathered unlimited data plans has been a bit tricky for some carriers. Most have implemented a throttling system that prevents customers from taking up too much of the network with their data usage. With AT&T, unlimited data users in congested areas used to be able to use up to 5GB of ... Read More »
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T-Mobile has garnered a reputation for standing out from the crowd in what it’s willing to do, and today it’s taking another interesting step. The company is now going after what it calls “network abusers,” which are T-Mobile users who are taking advantage of the company’s network and its unlimited 4G LTE data ... Read More »
On June 17, the FCC made it known that it hit AT&T with a $100 million fine for throttling its unlimited data customers. That’s the biggest single fine against AT&T in the carrier’s history, and perhaps as a way to avoid any kind of fines of that nature, Sprint has decided to opt out ... Read More »
FTC fines TracFone $40 million because it believes that throttled unlimited data isn’t really unlimited
After taking AT&T to task for throttling unlimited data plans in late 2014, the Federal Trade Commission is now going after prepaid provider TracFone.
If you prefer doing away with contracts and doing the whole prepaid wireless plan thing, MetroPCS is one of your best bets in the U.S. Operating on T-Mobile‘s networks, MetroPCS offers simple plans without any strings attached. And starting today, those plans are getting even better.
MetroPCS has announced today that all ... Read More »
If you’re in the market for a better plan for your data-hungry family, T-Mobile has just the thing. The “Un-carrier” has just launched a new family plan that includes unlimited talk, text, and full-speed LTE data. The plan is a great deal, starting at just $100 for two people. From there, it costs $40 to add ... Read More »
Verizon, the carrier who has long worked to put an end to unlimited data, has just made the decision to cancel its network “optimization” plans that would include throttling for heavy unlimited 4G LTE data users when the network is congested. A couple of months ago, Verizon announced that it would begin network optimization to ... Read More »
On Monday, Sprint took the wraps off of its Family Share Pack plan, which offers different allotments of shared data to be split among several lines. Fast-forward a few days and now Sprint’s got something new for all of the single-liners out there.
The Sprint $60 Unlimited Plan is, well, ... Read More »