Pretty soon, all our online and real-world purchases could be paid through our carrier bills. Bill shock, anyone?

For years, carriers have been charging consumers with massive global data roaming fees.

Adam Savage, former co-host of Mythbusters, was given a $10,000 bill by AT&T for his trip to Canada. A Chicago Bears fan watched his team play while on a cruise ship on the AT&T network and it cost him nearly $28,000. A Portland family got a $20,000 bill from AT&T after he used an AirCard while traveling into Canada.

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As this site discussed earlier today, T-Mobile is expected to continue their reign as the “fastest-growing” carrier once Q2 results are released later this month.

Now,... the Wall Street Journal notes that although analysts expect all major carriers (except Sprint) to continue overall net additions of postpaid subscribers (which usually leads to higher earnings and better margin...

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T-Mobile under John Legere has been taking the fight to Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint. The “Uncarrier” is making good progress and injecting some much-needed competition into the market. We take a look at its moves over the last year.