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Verizon prepaid plans get massive data limit increase for no extra money

by: Kris CarlonFebruary 5, 2016
New Verizon prepaid customers can now enjoy almost double the previous data limits for no additional money: 2 GB for $45/month or 3 GB for $60/month, with a bonus 1 GB for signing up to Auto Pay.
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How to set a mobile data limit on your Android phone

by: Nirave GondhiaOctober 15, 2015
Have an Android smartphone with a monthly data limit and want to make sure you don't go over? Here's a 3-step guide with everything you need to know.
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System checkup, keep tabs on background data usage – Android customization

by: Jonathan FeistJune 18, 2015
We look at the basics of managing data usage, especially background data, and its impact on your battery life on this week's Android customization post.
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Data caps are back for Telus customers in as arbitrary fashion as you would expect

by: William Neilson JrFebruary 27, 2015
Telus Mobility announced last week that internet users would soon be charged if they exceed their monthly data allowance.
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FTC continues to push throttling charges after AT&T issues denial

by: William Neilson JrOctober 29, 2014
FTC Chair Edith Ramirez did not back down when asked about AT&T on a conference call with reporters.
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Rogers gushes over LTE-Advanced technology, ignores their low data caps

by: William Neilson JrOctober 27, 2014
Canadian telecoms provide some of the worst service-per-dollar anywhere in the world.
 
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AT&T, Verizon comically claim that data caps are helpful to consumers

by: William Neilson JrSeptember 30, 2014
The FCC is asking the public whether they should consider data usage allowances.
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Canadian official racks up $20,000 bill for using 2GB in another country

by: William Neilson JrAugust 28, 2014
The official was charged nearly $20,000 in data roaming charges by Telus.
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Another reason why a wireless provider is no match for a wired provider

by: William Neilson JrAugust 20, 2014
There is a disparity between a wired & wireless connection.
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T-Mobile announcing more apps to be exempt from data caps

by: William Neilson JrJune 26, 2014

TalkOfDC

Several days ago, we reported that T-Mobile was allowing data from select music streaming sites to be exempt from customers data caps. Now, T-Mobile is exempting data generated from select network speed-testing apps.

In a statement provided to FierceWireless today, T-Mobile stated:

“The Ookla Speedtest.net application is designed to measure true network speed–not show that a customer has exceeded their high-speed data bucket. Other speed test providers are also whitelisted.”

Basically, T-Mobile wants customers to know their network speeds without effecting their monthly data allotments. T-Mobile continues telling those worried [...]

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