Mobile Data Usage Trends: 1GB per Day by 2020 [Infographic]

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As smartphone ownership grows, faster 4G LTE networks go live and apps made for high-speed data arrive on our phones — the average amount of data used will jump. Today, the average smartphone users chugs through just 15MB of data a day, but by 2020, the average user could be plowing through 1GB of data […]

Sprint Will Reportedly Offer Unlimited Data for iPhone 5

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Sprint has been rumored to be among the U.S. carriers scheduled to offer the next iPhone and according to Bloomberg, it will employ a weapon to ensure that it has something to use against the the competition. AT&T and Verizon will definitely be getting the iPhone 5, however, both offer tiered data plans. Sprint, according […]

Why Tiered Data Scares the Kilobytes Out of Me


The current industry trend is to move towards tiered data plans, but the scary news is this isn’t limited to our smartphones and mobile hotspots. No, it’s also aimed at restricting our in home use from services like Comcast. Data caps may seem quite high when you are looking at them in the store, and […]

Verizon Data Plans: Don’t Try to Add Mobile Hotspot Online

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Verizon’s new tiered data plans are live, and we are already seeing the effect to adding plan features online at Verizon Wireless. While current customers can keep their unlimited data plans, a quick trip online could easily cut you off from unlimited data forever. Now that the free Mobile Hotspot promotion has officially ended, users […]

5 Things You Should Know About Verizon’s New Tiered Data Plans


As you might have heard, Verizon has a big change coming tomorrow in the form of new tiered data plans that will kill off unlimited data, introduce a new data structure and more than likely, confuse the heck out of consumers. And while we already ran down most of the details here, we wanted to […]

Verizon’s New Tiered Data Plans Get Fully Detailed

Verizon Data Plans

It’s taken a couple of days but all of the pieces are in place for Verizon’s new tiered data plans and we wanted to run down all of the intel that’s been gathered in one, quick and painless post. Before we get into it though, there is something that you should know. None of this […]

Verizon to Introduce Tiered Data Plans on July 7th? (Updated)


We have known that July 6th is the day that the free 4G LTE mobile hotspot promotion will end. We have also heard that July 7th is the rumored release date of the Motorola Droid 3. Well, you can add another possible big release to the 7th as a report from Droid-Life indicates that tiered […]

Verizon Wireless Considers Speed as Tier for Mobile Broadband Pricing


Ever since AT&T has abandoned unlimited data pricing in favor of tiered pricing for mobile broadband usage, there are a number of thoughts to the matter, including multi-device data pricing. However, Verizon Wireless is considering yet another alternative as the carrier is pouring investments to upgrade its network to a faster 4G LTE technology from […]