Verizon to Kill Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon to Kill Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon has confirmed that it will be killing off grandfathered unlimited data plans that it offers to 3G customers who had contracts in place prior to the carrier’s introduction of tiered data last July. According to Fierce Wireless, Verizon CFO Fran Shammo confirmed the news at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and Telecom conference. Shammo […]

AT&T Family Data Plan Coming Soon

AT&T Changes International Data Plans

It appears that AT&T family data plans might be rolling out in the near future. In comments made to CNET, AT&T’s CEO Ralph de la Vega seemed to hint that the carrier’s highly anticipated family data plans might actually be rolling out sooner rather than later. De la Vega said that the carrier has a […]

Has Verizon Already Screwed Galaxy S III Owners?

Has Verizon Already Screwed Future Galaxy S III Owners?

It looks like Verizon is at it again. First, it was (and still is) the carrier’s treatment of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and now, it appears that it’s going to be giving another Samsung device, the Galaxy S III, and its future owners the same kind of terrible treatment. To bring those of you out […]

Verizon 4G LTE Double Data Plans Ending in June?

Verizon 4G LTE Double Data Plans Ending in June?

It appears that Verizon will stop hosting its current 4G LTE double data promotion in the early part of June leaving customers just under a month to take advantage of the offer before it disappears. A report from Droid-Life indicates that Verizon will be stopping the promotion on June 3rd and it’s unclear if the […]

AT&T CEO Regrets Offering Unlimited iPhone Data

AT&T CEO Regrets Offering Unlimited iPhone Data

AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson, in some surprisingly candid remarks, has stated that offering unlimited iPhone data was a mistake and that he loses sleep over iMessage, Apple’s internet-based messaging service, a service that is cutting into the company’s revenue stream. According to the New York Times, in remarks at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference in […]

Verizon’s Shared Family Data Plans Coming This Summer

Verizon's Shared Family Data Plans Coming This Summer

During the company’s first quarter earnings call, Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam confirmed that the company’s long awaited shared family data plans will launch sometime during the summer of this year. Previously, the carrier had said that the shared data plans would be rolling out by the end of the year but McAdam said that Verizon […]

AT&T Unveils New Pay-As-You-Go Data Packages

AT&T Unveils New Pay-As-You-Go Plans

In addition to announcing the availability of the HTC One X, it’s latest flagship Android phone, AT&T has announced new GoPhone data packages that the carrier will be rolling out starting April 22nd. GoPhone data packages are, in short, pay-as-you-go plans. They appeal to customers who don’t need the latest and greatest smartphone or better […]

AT&T Pays iPhone Owner in Data Throttling Case

AT&T Relents, Pays iPhone Owner in Data Throttling Case

AT&T has officially admitted defeat in its ongoing data throttling lawsuit brought on by an iPhone owner who claimed that the carrier unfairly throttled his data after advertising an unlimited data plan. A small claims court judge had previously ruled in Matt Spaccarelli’s favor and today, AT&T decided to pay up awarding Spaccarelli with a […]

Almost Half of AT&T’s Unlimited Customers Are Paying Too Much

Almost Half of AT&T's Unlimited Customers Are Paying Too Much

You may have heard. Unlimited data on AT&T isn’t exactly unlimited anymore. And while many are upset with the carrier’s new data throttling policy, with some going as far as taking the carrier to small claims court, nearly half of those grandfathered into an unlimited plan on AT&T would save money by downgrading to one […]

Which iPad 4G LTE Plan Is The Best For Me?

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Less than a week from now the first 3rd gen iPads will finally land in customer hands. Those of you who bought a 4G LTE model from Verizon Wireless or AT&T will have one other choice to make once the tablet is all set up: the data plan. You can activate and cancel service right […]

New iPad: AT&T 4G LTE vs. Verizon 4G LTE

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The iPad 3rd generation models are the first Apple products compatible with Verizon and AT&T’s 4G LTE networks. This is a serious upgrade from the iPad 2′s mobile wireless feature since 4G LTE offers speeds that are several times faster than 3G and many wired Internet connections. But which carrier should you choose? (Read: New iPad Speed […]

Mobile Hotspot Included in Verizon’s iPad 4G LTE Data Plan

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Update Below: Verizon Wireless Clarifies and Confirms. As expected, Apple’s new iPad 3rd generation tablet is available with sweet and speedy 4G LTE from Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Tim Cook also announced that customers will be able to use the tablet as a mobile hotspot as well — that’s even better. (Read: New iPad Supports […]

AT&T Continues to Spin Tiered Data Plans; Offers Developers a Way to Pay for Consumer Data Charges

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After having created an uproar by eliminating the unlimited data plans just days before launching the iPhone 4, AT&T is seemingly continuing its vendetta against unlimited iPhone data plan subscribers who had been grandfathered in before the carrier switched over to tiered data plans. Most recently, the ‘rethink possible’ carrier had created an outraged community […]

AT&T’s Upgrade Fee Doubles This Sunday

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While many of you may have been on board with the changes that AT&T recently made to its tiered data plans, we still wish there were more options, you’re probably not going to like the change that the carrier will be bringing about this Sunday. The company has confirmed to Android Central its plans to […]

T-Mobile USA Caps Domestic Data Roaming on ‘Unlimited Plans’

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T-Mobile USA, the nation’s fourth largest wireless provider and the carrier known for unlimited data plans with throttling in lieue  of overages, is now further restricting its ‘unlimited’ plan offerings when users roam domestically. Unlike international roaming, domestic roaming occurs when a customer stays in the U.S. but enters a geographic area where T-Mobile may […]

T-Mobile Offering New Beefed Up Data Plans on January 25th

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T-Mobile appears poised to launch two new promotional data plans on January 25th, thing is, don’t expect T-Mobile employees to tell you about them. According to a document procured by TMoNews, the data plans, which are called Unlimited-Premium 5GB and 10GB data plans, will go into effect next week but employees are instructed not to mention […]

AT&T Introducing Revamped Data Plans This Sunday

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AT&T will be switching up its three data plans this coming Sunday, January 22nd, which will bring a $5 increase but also an increase in data as well. Yes, you will be paying more if you sign up for one but you will be paying less per byte that you use. So how does it […]

Sprint Bullish, But Undecided About Unlimited LTE Data Plans

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Sprint is in the midst of a transition from 4G WiMax technology to LTE to drive the future of its mobile broadband product line and services. While the Now Network remains the sole carrier of the four largest national carriers to offer truly unlimited, unthrottled 4G data plans, it’s still unclear if the same unlimited […]