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AT&T

AT&T shared data plans announced, but customers not forced onto them yet

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AT&T has followed Verizon’s lead and introduced its own set of shared data plans. But unlike Verizon, AT&T won’t force customers to switch to one of those shared plans. Beginning in Augu…

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Verizon

Verizon unveils “Share Everything Plans” – unlimited calling & texting with shared data starting at $50 per month

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Verizon has officially unveiled its Share Everything Plans that enable customers to have multiple devices sharing the same data limit. The company has been hinting for months that it would take this course, a…

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AT&T

AT&T drops data rates for international roaming; still costs an arm, but you can keep a leg

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AT&T has made some changes to its Data Global Add-On packages. Beginning tomorrow, June 1, AT&T will unveil a new tier of data packages for subscribers who travel outside of the United States. These ar…

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Verizon

Verizon says you CAN keep your unlimited data plan, but you will pay full price for new phones

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Okay, here we go again. Verizon said it’s killing unlimited data plans when users upgrade, then said it would be nice enough to give you a warning first. Then hours later, the company clarified that it wil…

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Verizon

Verizon will force 3G customers to lose unlimited data when upgrading, questions remain for 4G users

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Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said earlier today that his company will move away from 3G unlimited data plans and shepherd customers into its tiered data plans the next time they upgrade their phones. Shammo made th…

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AT&T

AT&T family data plans in the works says CEO

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Verizon might not be the only major U.S. carrier to offer shared family data plans this year. In an interview with CNET, AT&T Mobile CEO Ralph de la Vega confirmed that his company is also gearing up to delive…

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MetroPCS

MetroPCS 4G LTE now unlimited only for $70 plan; all other users will be throttled

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MetroPCS, famous for its flat rates and plan simplicity, is following the approach of larger carriers and showing that “unlimited” isn’t always unlimited. Now, the only way for customer…

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Verizon

Verizon expects to introduce shared data plans by this summer

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Verizon will likely introduce shared data plans by mid 2012, CFO Fran Shammo said at an investor conference on Monday. Shammo didn’t give many details about the oft-discussed introduction of family da…

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AT&T

AT&T considers asking app makers to subsidize some data use.

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AT&T has an interesting proposition: instead of having customers worry about tiered data and monitoring how much that video streaming is going to eat into their monthly allotment, just make app develope…

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Sprint

Are Sprint data plans really unlimited? Yes, says Sprint.

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Yesterday, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse made comments that suggested that the company throttles the top 1% of its customers who use the most mobile data. That was in direct contradiction to the massive ad campaign that…

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Android App Reviews

Smozzy lets T-Mobile users surf the web without a data plan (It’s inefficient but cool)

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A new beta app allows T-Mobile USA customers to browse the Internet without needing a data plan. Through a clever workaround compatible with Android 2.1 or higher, users can send out requests to the web and have…

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AT&T

AT&T will lower speeds of excessive users beginning Oct. 1

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Were you one of the faithful AT&T customers happy to be grandfathered into an unlimited data plans? If so, it might be time to wipe that smile off your face because AT&T is set to put the brakes on your acco…

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Android News

Verizon confirms tiered data pricing, begins on July 7

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We previously mentioned that there was talk of Verizon discontinuing their unlimited data plan for smart phones. Verizon confirmed this rumor, and gave official details about their new tiered data plans. Th…

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Sprint

Is Sprint’s Simply Unlimited plan working? Numbers say yes.

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Sprint reported it’s Q1 2011 earnings today, and the Kansas City-based carrier revealed some respectable numbers, thanks in part to its Android phones. Sprint reported that it had a net gain of postpai…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile launches “unlimited” calling, text, and data plan for $79.99

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T-Mobile announced today that it has launched an unlimited Talk, Text, and Data plan for only $79.99 per month. Available for a limited time on two-year contracts or Even More plans, the $79.99 feature will giv…

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