Tag Archive: Unlimited


T-Mobile will throttle data on unlimited LTE users if data is used for P2P sharing

A new report says that T-Mobile will soon begin to throttle data speeds for customers who are signed up on its unlimited 4G/LTE plans if they see that the data is being used to access peer-to-peer file sharing networks.

Verizon tipped to be closing unlimited data smartphone upgrade loophole

It’s hard out there for a Verizon Wireless customer with unlimited data. Just weeks after Verizon confirmed its plans to “optimize” the data of its unlimited 4G LTE subscribers, a new leak has revealed that Ol’ Red may soon make it more difficult for unlimited users to upgrade to a new smartphone while retaining their bottomless bucket of data.

Starting August 24, Verizon is expected to introduce a policy change that will require customers upgrading to a smartphone at a  [Read More…]

Verizon may be about to close a loophole for its remaining unlimited data users

A new rumor claims Verizon Wireless is about to close a loophole that some of its grandfathered unlimited customers have used to continue to get that plan, even though Verizon stopped offering such a service for its new subscribers a few years ago.

Verizon to put some limits on unlimited data

If you’ve managed to stay on an unlimited data plan on Verizon, you might soon notice that your speeds beginning to slow down if your using a lot of data . A limited set of customers will fall under the umbrella of Verizon’s so-called “Network Optimization” policy, which Verizon says is not throttling. The shift impacts customers in a very specific set of circumstances, according to Verizon:

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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited, a new ebook rental service for $9.99 a month

Amazon has today announced a new ebook rental service called Kindle Unlimited. The new service enables consumers to choose from over 600,000 books, listen to thousands of audiobooks from Audible and more for just $ 9.99 a month. Think of it as a music streaming package, but for books with Amazon.

Amazon debuts all-you-can-read Kindle Unlimited plan

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The new service features access to more than 600,000 books and thousand of audiobooks

Amazon on Friday debuted a new Kindle Unlimited subscription service which allows access to more than 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks. Priced at $ 9.99 per month, the service includes such popular books series as The Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, and The Hunger Games.

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Spider-Man Unlimited coming to mobile platforms in September

Mobile gaming giant Gameloft has been quite successful with its mobile games based on Marvel film properties, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, The Amazing Spider-Man 1 and 2, and Iron Man 3.  It also happens to have published Despicable Me: Minion Rush, one of the better 3D endless runners out there. So what happens when we combine both things?

Spider-Man Unlimited, it turns out. Gameloft has just announced that Spider-Man Unlimited will be coming  [Read More…]

Straight Talk amps up data limit on unlimited plan

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With many of the prepaid wireless companies switching up their plans recently, Straight Talk is quick to fall inline. However, while some might decrease the amount of data provided with their plans, Straight Talk is bumping theirs up.

Straight Talk advertises its $ 45 plan to have “unlimited” data, but anyone who reads the fine print knows that this claim isn’t entirely true. Okay, yes, you  [Read More…]

Boost Mobile debuts new unlimited talk, text, data plans

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Boost Mobile on Tuesday announced a trio of new rate plans for feature phone and smartphone users alike. Priced as low as $ 40 these “Monthly Unlimited Select” options each allow for unlimited talking, texting, and data. What’s the difference in them, you ask? That would be the full speed data buckets for each plan.

With the unveiling of Monthly Unlimited Select, Boost Mobile once again evens  [Read More…]

Three UK reportedly killing unlimited tethering for new contract customers

A report this morning by Wired UK claims that local carrier, Three, is set to put an end to unlimited tethering allowances for new contract customers. It’s supposed to be part of a raft of changes to the contract offerings which will still see all-you-can-eat data options available, but tethering will now be capped on those at 2GB.

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