Boost Mobile has announced via its Facebook page that it will begin throttling the mobile broadband speeds of customers who exceed their monthly data limits. The change in policy goes into effect January 20. According to Boost, its Monthly Unlimited plans will offer 2.5GB of full-speed data, but will be throttled down to 256Kbps if/when users exceed that threshold. Customers will be alerted when they reach 85% of their monthly limit. Customers' data speeds will resume to normal at the beginning of the next billing period.
What constitutes abuse of unlimited? Rhetorical. Don't bother answering. We've had this fight on Phonescoop a thousand times since AT&T first started throttling. Its always have consumers & people under 40 vs sales trolls & people who miss the days wh... (continues)
I swear if I didn't have such a boring job I would get rid of my smartphone and have home internet, I'm so sick of these games the wireless carriers play!!! Us consumers pay a lot for our wireless bills, and I intend on using it!
That's a nice attitude. We have a right to speak our thoughts, opinions, and feelings on the topic. If you're that sick of it, maybe you should stop reading forums, message boards, newspapers, or anything else. No one's forcing you to.