Android Smartphone Users Consume Less Than 1 GB of Mobile Data


With 4G LTE speeds enabling smartphone users to do more on their devices and American wireless carriers capping the use of those devices with tiered and metered data plans, many U.S. smartphone users are concerned about their mobile data usage when connected to a 3G or 4G network. It turns out that for many users, […]

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


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 […]

Regional Carrier U.S. Cellular Now Eyeing Tiered Data Plans


After national wireless carriers AT&T and Verizon Wireless had changed to tiered data plans from unlimited smartphone data, it appears that U.S. Cellular will be migrating to the same data plan pricing and offer. In its recent earnings call, regional carrier U.S. Cellular CEO Mary Dillon said that her wireless company will be moving to […]

Is it Worth Buying a New Phone Now to Avoid Tiered Data Plans?


It’s been a few weeks since we have heard about tired data plans coming to Verizon, but once again we are hearing ┬áthat Verizon will end unlimited data plans. This is often followed up with readers asking if they should upgrade to a new phone now, in order to lock in an unlimited data plan. […]