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Why Unlimited Data Is Impossible To Maintain

Phone carriers make us pay to use more data, but how much does data actually cost them? Is data actually that expensive?

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AT&T defeats class action in unlimited data throttling case

“Customers who sued AT&T over its practice of throttling unlimited data plans will not be able to pursue a class-action lawsuit against the company. AT&T argued that the customers could only have their complaints heard individually in arbitration, and Judge Edward Chen of US District Court in Northern California has sided with the cellular company.”

No, It Does Not Cost 1/1000th Of A Penny To Send A Text Message

“Eric Barker tells us that it costs something like 1/1000th of a penny to send a text message over a mobile phone network. It is of course possible to put the numbers that way: but it’s grossly misleading I’m afraid.”

Here’s why cell carriers freak out when you use your unlimited data

“In a story almost as old as unlimited mobile data plans, there has been a fight over those who provide the plans and those who actually test the boundaries on what unlimited use actually means. This week AT&T said it would only start throttling users on its unlimited plans when they reached about 22 GB per month, as opposed to 5 GB per month, in response to a Federal Communication Commission fine.”

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Written by: Jules Suzdaltsev

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