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T-Mobile's Uncarrier X Event Heralds Free Video Streaming

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aeternavi

Nov 11, 2015, 9:29 AM

Let me get this right

You are allowing unlimited access to certain services and keeping a limit on others? Sounds like net neutrality all over again.
No. Only if you flip a switch and go with the downgraded video quality. If you don't, there is no difference. Just like certain streaming services (music as well) allow you to choose a lower quality bitrate to save on your data.
Methinks you misunderstood net neutrality twice.

First you misunderstood in that net neutrality is a good thing, not a bad thing. Net neutrality is the principle that say that providers cannot discriminate about traffic in regards to the speed you'...
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undergroundgilligan

Nov 10, 2015, 3:22 PM

My only worry....

is "free video streaming" plus "free music streaming" = a slow network. As more and more people switch to T-mobile, it doesn't matter how much of an improved network a company has. This will surely test the quality of ones network. I wish them the best because I have a feeling at some point soon they will end up just like Sprint did when Verizon and AT&T started canning the unlimited data.
Keep in mind that this will be at 1/3 the data rate. So it could be a net savings on data depending on how many people decide to stream.
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Papeng27

Nov 10, 2015, 3:00 PM

OH YEAH!

UNCARRIER X FTW! Unlimited Free Video Streaming! YOu can now enjoy "Netflix and Chill" without worrying about consuming all your data bucket!
 
 
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