It only took a few lawsuits for AT&T to admit that what they were doing was wrong and change their policies. I’m still not sure how they thought they could get away with throttling unlimited data users after 2gb, while for the same monthly fee you get 3gb on a tiered plan.
First they removed unlimited data plans for new customers, then the crackdown on tethering, now AT&T has a new weapon aimed at their loyal customers who are lucky enough to still have their precious “unlimited” data plans. It’s quite obvious that AT&T hates the fact that the unlimited data plan is still alive and kicking, [...]
Google Voice is a great way to supplement text message usage and cut down on the number of paid messages sent through your carrier, but it has its share of issues. After using Google Voice as my primary means of sending text messages for 2 months I had to switch back to standard text messages [...]
In yet another ploy to get more money from customers, AT&T announced that they are getting rid of their 1000 message, $10 per month text message plan. New customers are now only given the choice between unlimited messages for $20, or a pay-per-text plan, which will cost you a ridiculous $0.20 per message. I have [...]
Last year we saw AT&T eliminate it’s $29.99 unlimited data plan, and Verizon is now following in their footsteps. Both companies are allowing customers with existing unlimited plans to continue on as if nothing has changed. They are not doing this out of the kindness of their hearts, rather to avoid the flood of customers [...]
I don’t think it would be a stretch to say that just about every person reading this blog is a cell phone owner. I would also guess that a majority of those people are using smartphones, and with smart phones come data, texting and voice plans all adding up to a pretty hefty bill at [...]