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10.19.16
T-Mobile agrees to pay FCC $48m over misleading data plans
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T-Mobile agrees to pay FCC $48m over misleading data plans

The $48 million settlement includes a cash fine, a few perks for customers and free tech for schools.

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08.30.16
Court tosses federal lawsuit over AT&T's data throttling
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Court tosses federal lawsuit over AT&T's data throttling

The carrier successfully argued that its status spared it from revealing limits on its 'unlimited' data.

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07.22.16
Verizon will disconnect its heaviest 'unlimited' data users
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Verizon will disconnect its heaviest 'unlimited' data users

Starting September 1, Big Red will cut off anyone going through more than 100GB per month.

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01.05.16
EFF: T-Mobile's video 'optimization' is just throttling
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EFF: T-Mobile's video 'optimization' is just throttling

Researchers don't buy T-Mobile's claim that it's simply fine-tuning videos for small screens.

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12.30.15
T-Mobile says it doesn't 'throttle' YouTube, it 'downgrades'
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T-Mobile says it doesn't 'throttle' YouTube, it 'downgrades'

Semantics may matter as the FCC investigates T-Mobile's Binge On service.

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10.16.15
Sprint is throttling data hogs who use more than 23GB in a month
10.16.15

Sprint is throttling data hogs who use more than 23GB in a month

97 percent of Sprint users won't have any problems with this.

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08.31.15
T-Mobile will throttle users exploiting tethering workarounds
08.31.15

T-Mobile will throttle users exploiting tethering workarounds

Under the leadership of its always-entertaining CEO John Legere, T-Mobile has undercut its competi...

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06.17.15
AT&T faces $100 million fine for quietly throttling data speeds (update: AT&T responds)
06.17.15

AT&T faces $100 million fine for quietly throttling data speeds (update: AT&T responds)

Look, it's no secret that if you've got a old-school unlimited data plan from AT&T, your data...

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