By Humberto Saabedra on April 1, 2015
AT&T’s suit dismissal attempt against the FTC fails and the carrier will have to face the FTC in court over unlimited data
By Christopher Price on August 7, 2014
Carrier appears hellbent on throttling their most savvy and enthusiast users that have maintained grandfathered plans throughout the years.
By Christopher Price on January 8, 2013
We find the lowest prices that Verizon will sell these devices, and the LG Spectrum, plus the MiFi 4620L… sans any contract at all.
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By Christopher Price on July 25, 2012
Novatel’s latest MiFi is a mix of old and new. But, in a good way… we’ll explain. Nobody has tested this unit more than us.
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By Humberto Saabedra on May 16, 2012
Verizon’s CFO confirms the end of grandfathered unlimited data plans coming later this year, and what it means for current users
By Christopher Price on March 19, 2012
Verizon Wireless answers exclusively to PhoneNews.com about one of the most burning questions for grandfathered 4G LTE customers.
Posted in Deals, Editorials, LTE, Verizon | Tagged Apple, fcc, Galaxy Tab, grandfathered plan, ipad, LTE, micro-sim, MiFi, novatel, phone-as-modem, Samsung, sim, smartphone, tethering, unlimited data, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 55 Responses
By Humberto Saabedra on March 1, 2012
In an almost assuredly begrudging about-face, AT&T has announced in a statement that those customers with unlimited data plans will now be throttled after hitting 3GB during a billing cycle, the same amount as currently offered on their newer tiered data plans, following weeks of complaints from users reporting and alleging that AT&T was throttling […]
By Christopher Price on February 10, 2012
AT&T posted in internal memos, over the past 24 hours, that the company will be increasing its handset upgrade fee to $36. This is double the previous upgrade fee, which was $18. It also matches the standard activation fee of $36 for new customers. The carrier cites the increasing costs of handsets in making the […]
By Christopher Price on July 19, 2011
Verizon Wireless promised those with smartphones on the $29.99 unlimited data would be able to keep it, and even upgrade to 4G smartphones at their convenience. Many feature phone users presumed they were covered by this, having what Verizon long-ago touted was the same plan. The carrier has begun to inform feature phone customers, who […]
By Humberto Saabedra on October 14, 2010
A loophole has been discovered in AT&Tâ€™s automated system that allows customers with iPhone under the new metered data plans the option to switch to the previous unlimited iPhone data plan. The process requires a feature phone and some time set aside to perform the steps. This loophole cannot easily be closed by AT&T as […]