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Verizon to heavy wireless data users: 'You’re fired'

Bill Snyder | July 25, 2016
Verizon is cracking down on customers who foolishly believe that an unlimited data plan is actually unlimited.

Although unlimited data plans have largely disappeared, AT&T and T-Mobile, do offer them, and throttle the download speeds of very heavy users. The FCC doesn't actually forbid throttling, but when Verizon announced plans to slow some customers in 2014, commission chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the plan and said he was skeptical of the company's claim that throttling was needed to manage its network.

Tip of my cap to Droid Life, which first reported Verizon's plans.

Source: CIO


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