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AT&T may implement speed and data tiers for 4G LTE service

January 21st, 2011

BGR has learned that AT&T may have plans to offer tiered data services when it launches its Long Term Evolution network later this year. The carrier apparently plans to trial two separate types of tiers alongside its LTE service: speed tiers and data tiers. Speed tiers will provide LTE data service at varying rates of …

Research concludes that tiered data plans are a win for consumers

June 29th, 2010

FierceWireless has a great article in which Roger Entner from The Nielsen Company breaks down smartphone data usage obtained from 60,000 cellphone bills. Apart from the fact that more than 1/3 of smartphone users do not have data plans and that 23% overall use no data per month, that data reveals that 6% of smartphone …

Verizon to launch LTE network on November 15th, handsets on Black Friday

June 29th, 2010

This information comes from a new tipster, but we have very good reason to believe that Verizon will begin rolling out its LTE network in 25 markets starting on November 15th. While 25 markets might not sound like a lot, but apparently they’re enough to give 100 million subscribers access to the next-generation wireless network. LTE …

How To: Monitor your AT&T data usage

June 2nd, 2010

We know that AT&T’s sudden announcement that it will put a halt to unlimited data put a lot of you into a tailspin this morning, but now that you’ve had some time to come to terms with the change (provided you didn’t immediately switch to another carrier), let’s take a moment to think about this. …

RIM is popping bottles in Waterloo, celebrating tiered data pricing

June 2nd, 2010

Tiered data plans have been part of RIM’s long term strategy, and we safely assume the boys and girls in Waterloo are pretty happy at the news this morning. RIM let us know that: These new pricing plans will translate to savings for BlackBerry customers due to the industry-leading efficiency of the BlackBerry platform. Thanks …

Verizon confirms tiered pricing for LTE data

May 27th, 2010

Speaking to a crowd of investors at a Barclay’s conference this week, Verizon Wireless CEO Lowell McAdam said that the introduction of its LTE network later this year will see the company introduce tiered data plans. According to McAdam, one of the reasons Big Red has opted to go this route with its next-generation network …