AT&T's LTE Network to Offer Tiered Data Plans
AT&T today announced monthly pricing plans for its new Long Term Evolution 4G network. As with AT&T's 3G data plans, customers can choose between several tiered options, which start as low as $15 per month for 200MB of data and overages that cost $15 per additional 200MB. Alternately, customers pay $25 per month for 2GB of data with overages charged at $10 per 1GB. Last, customers can choose to pay $45 per month for 2GB of smartphone data, and 2GB of mobile hotspot/tethered data. These plans mirror what's already available for AT&T's 3G devices.
T-Mobile Increases Mobile Hotspot Allowance
T-Mobile has given its unlimited data customers 2 more gigabytes of data just for mobile hotspot use. The unlimited plan costs $80 per month and had included 5 GB for mobile hotspots; now customers have access to 7 GB of data for mobile hotspots.
Verizon Wireless Rehashes Prepaid Plans
Verizon Wireless has adjusted its selection of prepaid service plans for smartphones, basic phones, and data devices. Verizon now offers three plans to smartphones.
AT&T Adds More Data to Mid-Range Plans
AT&T today tweaked its Mobile Share Value plans and added data to two of the options. Specifically, the $40 plan improves the data allowance from 2GB to 3GB, and the $70 plan improves the data allowance from 4GB to 6GB.
Verizon to Restrict Heaviest 'Unlimited' LTE Users
Verizon Wireless plans to use its Network Optimization policy later this year in order to manage its heaviest users. The change in policy applies only to subscribers with an unlimited LTE monthly data plan, who were previously grandfathered in and essentially unrestricted in their use of mobile data.
T-Mobile Gives MetroPCS Unlimited Music Streaming, Too
MetroPCS today announced a handful of new features that mirror services offered by its parent company, T-Mobile. First, MetroPCS customers now have access to Music Unlimited, which, like T-Mobile's Music Freedom, lets customers stream unlimited music over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment.
For LTE, there should be higher options
Add bandwidth, make data faster, then cap it lower and charge more. Huh?
I suspect that over time as bandwidth increases and the network is big enough to handle the load, the caps will be raised....but right now the...
Very affordable, where can I sign up?
AT&T, They killed the unlimited data plan