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 »
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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 »
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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 »
T-Mobile may offer unlimited data, but even though you can get all the data that you want, its uses can be limited. If you use your mobile data connection for torrenting or other peer-to-peer file sharing, you may find yourself throttled with no one but yourself to blame.
Some people may cry foul at T-Mobile for throttling its ... Read More »
It’s hard out there for a Verizon Wireless customer with unlimited data. Just weeks after Verizon confirmed its plans to “optimize” the data of its unlimited 4G LTE subscribers, a new leak has revealed that Ol’ Red may soon make it more difficult for unlimited users to upgrade ... Read More »
Last year I briefly switched to TracFone’s Straight Talk SIM when I cancelled my Verizon contract, but I eventually left the service because of their undefined data policy. Straight Talk SIM offers a no-contract plan for $45 which includes unlimited talk, text, and data, but we all know that “unlimited” is never really ... Read More »
I recently ended my personal wireless contract with Verizon so I could have the freedom to use the phone and network of my choice, without any long term commitments. Verizon offers the best nationwide 4G LTE network, but I rarely needed the kinds of speeds they provided and they didn’t support the unlocked phones that ... Read More »