Sprint Bullish, But Undecided About Unlimited LTE Data Plans


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 […]

Data Unlimited for iPhone 4S is Still Unlimited, But Is This the Last Time?

iPhone 4S data plan options

If you are planning an iPhone 4S preorder on AT&T, you should be sure to carefully select your new data plan, or you might accidentally lose your grandfathered unlimited iPhone data plan. After AT&T recovered from a rocky iPhone 4S preorder launch, upgraders noticed that AT&T is forcing all iPhone 4S customers to get a […]

Sprint Confirms Unlimited Data for iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S

Yesterday, Apple announced the new iPhone 4S. And while the carriers were suspiciously mum on the device, we do know that it will be coming to the three biggest service providers in the United States, a list that includes AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. Still, even after yesterday’s announcement, Sprint did not answer the one question […]

Sprint Shuts Down Premier Program

Sprint Premier

In some rather unfortunate news, Sprint has gone ahead and closed the door on the Sprint Premier program and has also announced that Gold customers will not be able to take advantage of an annual upgrade once the end of 2012 rolls around. Sprint Premier services will still be available until the end of 2011 […]

iPhone 5 Carrier Breakdown: Speed, Coverage, Quality & More


So you’re going to get the iPhone 5 when it is expected to launch in October. Unlike past iPhone launches, this time around you may have many more choices. If the rumors come true, the iPhone 5 will arrive on AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile at the same time. This is a departure from past iPhone launches […]

Sprint Customers Truly Taking Advantage of Unlimited Data


As the last of the major national carriers to maintain an unlimited data plan for smartphones, a recent study shows that Sprint subscribers are fully aware of the benefits and are taking advantage of their data plans. Unlike AT&T and Verizon Wireless, which charges for tiered and metered data plans, and T-Mobile, which throttles your […]

Apple and AT&T Still Facing Charges on iPad Data Bait & Switch

ipad data plan bait switch

If you can remember all the way back to early 2010 when the iPad 1 first launched, you may remember a certain unlimited data plan that went along with the 3G model of Apple’s tablet. It didn’t take long for the iPad to make history, but it also didn’t take that unlimited data plan long […]

Sprint Hanging On to Unlimited Data Plans for As Long As Possible


With larger rivals AT&T and Verizon Wireless having already moved onto metered data plans, Sprint is looking to maintain its unlimited data offering for smartphones for as long as possible. In an interview with Engadget at Sprint’s Overland Park, Kansas headquarters, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse says that he wants to offer something simple, and that […]

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

Verizon tiered data mobile hotspot

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 […]

Verizon Confirms Tiered Data Plans Coming July 7

verizon tiered

Verizon, according to the folks at Fierce Wireless, has confirmed that the leaks were correct and tiered data plans will arrive on July 7. This marks the end of unlimited data for new Verizon customers, as the highest capped plan is for 10 GB of data per month. Existing customers, however, will be grandfathered in and […]

Verizon to Offer Two Tiers for 4G LTE Smartphone Tethering


Alongside the carrier’s new metered data plans that are set to go live on July 7th, the same day that the flagship Motorola Droid 3 is supposed to be unleashed, Verizon Wireless may finally announce its pricing plans for smartphone tethering. The carrier will announce two tethering plans–one for users who are grandfathered into the […]

Verizon Ending Unlimited 4G Data On Thursday?

HTC ThunderBolt

It looks like an announcement about the end of unlimited 4G data could come from Verizon as soon as tomorrow. There have been reports that have stated that Big Red would be ending its unlimited 4G data plan option completely in favor of a 5GB for $49.99 a month capped plan for customers using LTE […]

4G LTE: One Writer’s Switching Plans: Bye-Bye AT&T, Hello Verizon


After having been an AT&T customer for 12 years–it started with PacBell Wireless in San Jose, California, which evolved to Cingular, which then became the ‘new’ AT&T–I am finally ready to leave the AT&T family to say hello to Verizon Wireless with the HTC Thunderbolt, the carrier’s first 4G LTE smartphone, on March 17. Unlike […]