Verizon Launching 250MB Shared Data Plan for $20 Per Month

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For customers who don’t use a lot of data (or maybe they’re just around WiFi hotspots most of the time), Verizon is launching a new 250MB tier that will be added to the bevy of options of Verizon’s Share Everything plans. The 250MB tier will launch today and will cost $20 per month in addition […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Plans Bring Toll-Free Mobile Broadband

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AT&T is making data plans a little bit easier to swallow. With a new sponsored data feature, the carrier says it’s like an 800 number for data plans where companies can sponsor data traffic from specific apps or services. This would allow companies like Facebook or e-commerce sites like Amazon, for example, to sponsor any […]

AT&T Mobile Share Value Plans Launch with Low Off-Contract Pricing

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AT&T is launching what it’s calling Mobile Share Value plans on December 8, which aim to take on T-Mobile’s “uncarrier” initiative with lower-priced off-contract plans for those looking for such an option on a carrier with better coverage. The new plans are additions to AT&T’s current Mobile Share plans, which has customers share a pool of […]

AT&T Axing Traditional Data Plans for Mobile Share Plans

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AT&T has officially announced that it will be making changes to its bevy of data plans starting later this month. The carrier will be getting rid of its traditional data plans and will be focused solely on offering its Mobile Share data plans for all new customers starting on October 25. AT&T’s Mobile Share plans […]

T-Mobile Unveils UNcarrier Plans Ahead of Media Event

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Two days ahead of a scheduled media event for Tuesday, T-Mobile USA has unveiled its new UNcarrier plans, which attempts to do away with contracts and phone subsidies that have been a staple of the U.S. wireless market for years. The carrier had argued in the past that such a move will give customers more […]

T-Mobile Ditching Smartphone Contracts Soon

Expect familiar iPhone 5S pricing.

In late 2012, T-Mobile confirmed that it would be carrying the iPhone in 2013. At the same time, the carrier also revealed that it would be abolishing contracts on its network in favor of its unsubsidized Value Plans. The carrier didn’t reveal timing but It now appears that T-Mobile could be ditching smartphone contracts as […]

Verizon Tablets No Longer Available On-Contract

Tablets like the Xyboard are no longer available on-contract.

With the introduction of its shared data plans, Verizon no longer will offer its tablets at subsidized prices meaning those interested in snagging one will have to pay an arm and a leg. First noticed by SlashGear, Verizon’s tablet selection online no longer lists any subsidized pricing. Instead, all of its tablets are listed at […]

Everything You Need to Know About Verizon Share Everything Plans

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Verizon’s new Share Everything plans are now available for new and existing customers. The Verizon Share Data plans shift the focus from a shared pool of minutes to a shared pool of data. Verizon is the first major carrier to roll out shared data plans, but AT&T is reportedly working on a similar offering that […]

Verizon Kills Data Usage Widget Ahead of Shared Data Plans

Verizon will kill the data usage widget ahead of its data plan changes.

Verizon has decided to kill off its Data Usage Widget just days before the launch of its new Share Everything data plan launch. Android Central is reporting that users on Verizon will start seeing a lengthy message from the carrier that indicates that they will receive an update to My Verizon Mobile that will remove […]

How to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan on Verizon

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On June 28th, Verizon will introduce its new Shared Everything Plans which will offer customers a shared bucket of data for up to 10 devices. It will also mark the beginning of the end of grandfathered unlimited data plans on Verizon. However, that doesn’t mean that those with a grandfathered unlimited plan will be forced […]

Verizon Share Everything Delivers Shared Data, Mobile Hotspot & More

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Shared data plans on Verizon are finally a reality, and Verizon didn’t stop there. The new Shared Everything plans on Verizon offer unlimited shared minutes and unlimited messaging as well as shared data plans between 10 devices. Not only has Verizon doubled the number of devices users can put on a family plan, they’ve also […]

AT&T: Data-Only Plans for Phones Coming by 2014

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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has said that data-only plans for phones could arrive within the next 24 months. According to Yahoo!, Stephenson made the remark at the Sanford Bernstein investor conference in New York saying that he’d “be surprised if, in the next 24 months, we don’t see people in the market place with data-only […]

Verizon Screws Future Galaxy S III Owners

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Lo and behold, it looks like Verizon has, as I thought it might, decided to screw over future Samsung Galaxy S III owners by ending its 4G LTE double data plan promo on June 5th. Today, Verizon confirmed (to us) that it would be ending the double data plans for its 4G LTE devices in […]

Confirmed: Verizon Double 4G LTE Data Plans Ending June 5th

Confirmed: Verizon Double 4G LTE Data Plans End June 5th

Yesterday we told you that Verizon might be ending its current 4G LTE double data plan promotion on June 5th and today, the carrier has confirmed that to be the case. Verizon has informed us that it will indeed be ending double 4G LTE data come June 5th which means those that wish to take […]

Verizon’s Double 4G LTE Data Promo Ends June 5th

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It appears that Verizon’s double 4G LTE data offer will be ending in just a few days on June 5th. Originally, we thought that Verizon’s double 4G LTE data offer would be ending on June 3rd but in an email, Wirefly has confirmed that the carrier’s promotion will instead be ending on June 5th. That […]

T-Mobile Rules Out Shared Data Plans

T-Mobile Says No to Shared Data Plans

T-Mobile won’t be following in the footsteps of AT&T and Verizon when it comes to offering shared data plans. In a blog post today, the carrier ruled out the idea of introducing shared data plans, at least for the time being. T-Mobile says that it doesn’t think consumers will benefit from a shared data plan. […]

Here’s How Verizon Plans to Take Your Unlimited Data Plan

Here's How Verizon Plans to Take Your Unlimited Data Plan

Today Verizon revealed how it will kill unlimited data plans. Shortly after releasing a vague statement in which is declined to provide much detail, Verizon has dished some details to The New York Times that clarify just what it plans to do with unlimited data. Customers who are already on an unlimited data plan will […]

T-Mobile Announces New Contract-Free Data Plans

T-Mobile Offers New Prepaid Data Plans

On May 20 T-Mobile will start offering new, less expensive contract-free data plans for mobile hotspots, tablets, and USB sticks. T-Mobile’s new plans start on Monday, May 18 with the base plan offering 300MB of data in a week for $15. The rest of the plans offer data for a month at a time. Those […]

Verizon Offers Little Clarification on Killing Unlimited Data

Verizon Offers Little Clarification on Unlimited Data Disappearing

Yesterday, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo dropped a bomb on owners of grandfathered unlimited data plans saying that the company would be killing those in favor of shared data. Shammo’s announcement though was unfortunately light on the details. Today, Verizon has released a vague statement promising to clarify that policy change when its shared data plan […]