Tag Archive: Data


T-Mobile gives all plans unlimited data in latest Uncarrier move

What is Uncarrier 12 and why is T-Mobile offering unlimited data?

T-Mobile’s latest Uncarrier move is less about thanking you and more about increasing its monthly revenue.

The company has announced that it is moving all postpaid plans to a so-called T-Mobile One scheme, getting rid of data buckets in favor of a single account type that includes unlimited, calls, text, and data, along with all the other Uncarrier benefits previously announced such as low-cost roaming, weekly perks, and  [Read More…]

AT&T plays catchup with new data plans

Over the past year, AT&T has been feeling the competition within the mobile space. We have seen and reported on the reintroduction of its unlimited data plans, BOGO programs, data increases for GoPhone plans, and extended coverage outside of the US. AT&T now seeks to simplify the rest of its data structure and eliminate data overages with its

High-speed wireless network are everywhere, but the U.S. is way behind on data speeds

The U.S. lags behind many countries in terms of data rates, but a rising tide has lifted worldwide access and speeds.

If you live in any sort of relatively populated area around the world, chances are you have access to a solid LTE or at least 3G connection. High-speed mobile networks are practically ubiquitous, but that doesn’t mean the experience is anywhere near the same around the world. Data from OpenSignal’s latest State of Mobile Networks report backs up  [Read More…]

Android 7.0: Data Saver will prevent overages on cheaper plans

Android 7.0 Nougat can help you use less data in an intelligent way.

We all like new features and a better way to do things, but when they can save us some money we might just like them a little more. That’s what Google is aiming for with the new Data Saver feature in Android 7.0 Nougat.

For many of us, especially if we bought a less expensive Android, the amount of money we spend  [Read More…]

Ting data now only $10 per gigabyte after first

Wireless service provider Ting today dropped the price of its data to a mere $ 10 per gigabyte, making plans more affordable for its customers. Specifically, this is the cost of data after the first gigabyte. At just $ 10 a gig beyond the first, Ting’s pay-for-what-you-use approach is the best choice for most American cell phone users. –

Verizon promo gives customers 4 lines and 16GB of data for $150

Verizon Wireless on Thursday announced a new limited-time promotion which sees the carrier offering up extra data at no additional cost. Specifically, the deal is catered to family plans looking for four lines of service. Typically, Verizon’s 8GB (Large) plan runs $ 70 per month, but for the time being, anyone who signs up on the

Sprint testing new unlimited data plans for $60/month

Unlimited data is a big topic of interest these days, particularly today, since Verizon announced that it will be deactivating unlimited data customers who use more than 100GB/month. While Verizon may not be such a fan, other carriers are competing to offer the best value to customers.

Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T all offer unlimited data plans, but Sprint has begun testing a new plan that undercuts its already low prices. Sprint’s latest plan is dubbed the Unlimited Freedom Plan and  [Read More…]

Verizon expected to crack down on unlimited customers using ‘extraordinary amount of data’

According to a new report, Verizon may be planning a crackdown of sorts on customers it deems to be using “an extraordinary amount of data” each month. Specifically, Droid Life reports that, according to its sources, unlimited data customers that Verizon flags as using too much data will have an opportunity to move to a different plan starting July 21.

From Droid Life:

According to sources of ours, Verizon is working on an Unlimited Data Plan Migration  [Read More…]

Verizon Prepaid plans gain ‘Always-On Data”

Verizon Wireless recently rolled out a new feature for its Prepaid customers which gives them unlimited access to data. Well, sort of. Called Always-On Data, it lets subscribers use data at 2G speeds if they go through their allotted monthly bucket. Now, hitting your cap of 4G LTE doesn’t end your Facebook browsing and Pokemon

International data overseas: How AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, Verizon and Project Fi compare

Oh, you’ll have to pay extra for roaming data outside the U.S — the question is how much.​

The editors here at Android Central tend to travel a lot for this job, and that isn’t limited to staying in our home country. And when we travel, we need to have our phones with us and connected to data — that’s kind of what we do. We’re no strangers to dealing with roaming internationally, and thankfully for  [Read More…]