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AT&T

AT&T shared data plans announced, but customers not forced onto them yet

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AT&T has followed Verizon’s lead and introduced its own set of shared data plans. But unlike Verizon, AT&T won’t force customers to switch to one of those shared plans. Beginning in Augu…

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AT&T

AT&T drops data rates for international roaming; still costs an arm, but you can keep a leg

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AT&T has made some changes to its Data Global Add-On packages. Beginning tomorrow, June 1, AT&T will unveil a new tier of data packages for subscribers who travel outside of the United States. These ar…

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AT&T

AT&T considers asking app makers to subsidize some data use.

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AT&T has an interesting proposition: instead of having customers worry about tiered data and monitoring how much that video streaming is going to eat into their monthly allotment, just make app develope…

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Verizon

Verizon gets in the holiday spirit early, doubles data cap

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If you’re a new or existing customer looking to upgrade on Big Red, you’re in luck (for a limited time). Verizon Wireless has decided to double their data caps when you buy any 4G capable phone. Inst…

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Verizon

Verizon will lower download speeds for new “extraordinary” data users, compress content

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Mobile phone providers advertise “unlimited” data usage, but they often punish users who test the invisible boundaries those plans include. Verizon is the latest carrier to use such a strategy…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile UK cuts data caps for new/upgrading customers only

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The UK arm of T-Mobile disappointed customers when it announced that the Fair Use Policy for data usage was being capped at 500 MB. That was a rather large departure from the previous cap of 1GB. T-Mobile has clar…

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Verizon

Verizon announces 4G prices and timeframe, no limit to data usage

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Verizon has finally confirmed its 4G pricing and rollout information. The 4G LTE network will begin Sunday December 5 in 38 markets. It’s important to note that the network launches with only USB modems…

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Verizon

Verizon’s tiered plans aren’t as scary as we thought — at least for smartphones [OPINION]

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We knew that tiered data plans for Verizon Wireless was inevitable and for the past couple of months many VZW users (this one included) were scared of what Big Red was going to push on them. Today we get a peak of wha…

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Sprint

Sprint: We’re not doing tiered data…yet

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And the drum of inevitability continues to beat-on. Though Sprint has made it clear that it has no plans to offer tiered data plans, CEO Dan Hesse said that the carrier is “watching very closely” an…

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Carriers

Verizon WILL introduce tiered data. Here’s why it does and does not make sense.

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Verizon has been hinting for months that it would switch to tiered data plans, most likely to come when the carrier introduced LTE next year. But rumors are circulating that they could introduce data plans as ea…

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Android App Reviews

3G Watchdog monitors usage for people suffering through tiered data plans [App Reviews]

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Cellular providers are on a path of ending unlimited data plans. AT&T has already done it, O2 is right behind them, and Verizon has signaled it will do the same soon. As companies return to the metered data ap…

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