Data is Not Data is Not Data on Verizon’s New Shared Data Plans

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To preface this post, I’ll start by saying that I think Verizon’s shared data plans is a step in the right direction and makes it more affordable for consumers to connect to the Internet in the post-PC era since unlimited data plans ended. Rather than paying for entirely separate and expensive data plans for each […]

Verizon Preparing Another Big 4G LTE Expansion

Verizon Preparing Another Big 4G LTE Expansion

As expected, Verizon has added several more cities to its previous list of markets that will be seeing 4G LTE service starting on June 21st. Verizon has announced that several more cities will be getting high-speed 4G LTE data later on this month. The list is already a fairly expansive one and we expect the […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Expanding Again June 21

Verizon's 4G LTE Network Expanding Again June 21

Verizon has announced that its 4G LTE network will be expanding again on June 21st. The announcement comes shortly after Verizon launched a massive expansion to the United States’ eastern seaboard. And while this expansion isn’t anywhere close to that one in size, it still should be a welcomed for those living in a few […]

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 […]

AT&T Changes International Data Plans to Be Competitive With Verizon

AT&T Changes International Data Plans

AT&T is changing its international data plans, making them cheaper and more in line with Verizon’s recent changes. The new AT&T international data plans start on June 1 and give users an option of three tiers starting at $30 a month. The lowest tier offers 120MB per month for $30, the middle tier offers 300MB […]

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 […]

HTC EVO 4G LTE Packs Secret 3G Feature

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Today is the day that at least some HTC EVO 4G LTE owners will be getting their devices and they’ll be happy to know that their new device, unlike the EVOs of old, supports simultaneous voice and data over Sprint’s 3G network. Amongst all of the HTC EVO 4G LTE’s features, this is one that […]

Sprint Launches New Tethering Plans

Sprint Unveils New Tethering Plans

Sprint has rather quietly killed off its 5GB tethering plan and introduced two new tethering plans to customers on its network. In a post on its community forums, Sprint outlined the details. The 5GB for $29.99 a month plan has been sent off into the sunset and in its place, the carrier has introduced two […]

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. […]

AT&T 4G LTE Expands to Three New Cities

AT&T 4G LTE Expands to Three New Cities

With Verizon lighting up a host of new cities with 4G LTE today, it’s only right that AT&T make an expansion of its own as the carrier bolstered its new 4G LTE network with three new cities today. While AT&T’s roll out isn’t as expansive as Verizon’s, it does bring three major cities into the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Verizon Plans Massive 4G LTE Expansion for May 17th

Verizon Plans Massive 4G LTE Expansion for May 17th

Verizon has planned a massive 4G LTE expansion for May 17th wherein the carrier will be launching its high-speed network in 28 new markets across the United States while expanding it in 11 others. The carrier has a tendency to stagger its 4G LTE roll out announcements but today, it took a different approach and […]

Verizon Reveals More Upcoming 4G LTE Markets

Verizon Reveals More Upcoming 4G LTE Markets

Yesterday, Verizon announced a flurry of new markets set to be given 4G LTE coverage on May 17th. And sure enough, the carrier is at it again, announcing even more markets that will be graced with the high-speed network later on this month. Verizon has revealed five more U.S. cities that are set to be […]

Verizon 4G LTE Coverage Expands Again on May 17th

Verizon 4G LTE Coverage Expands Again on May 17th

Verizon is already miles ahead of both AT&T and Sprint in terms of its 4G LTE footprint and the carrier plans to widen that gap again with another 4G LTE expansion that will take place on May 17th. The carrier’s 4G LTE network is already in place in over 200 markets in the U.S. AT&T, […]

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 […]