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AT&T Ups Throttling Threshold to 3GB

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Unlimited is Unlimited

by MadFatMan    Mar 1, 2012, 11:54 PM

It's reasons like this that reinforce per Yahoo news that AT&T is one of the top 3 hated companies in America. This is not limited to Telecom IT'S THE TOP 3 MOST HATED of all companies period.

Although At&t has an iron clad protection against class actions lawsuits built into their terms and conditions. One man successfully SUED BIG BLUE and won an $850 claim. (big blue is currently appealing this) ... All because of at&t throttleing practices on their estimated 17 million "unlimited data" subscribers .

But based on that precedent if the perfect storm were to hit AT&T where all 17 million subscribers followed suit that would be approximately $14.5 BILLION. That would send a huge messgae to big blue and if there was a mass exodus as a backlash from this it would seriously cripple their stock price, their net adds vs. Deacts. Their Obida and compromise their secure seating of being #2 behind VZW.

At&t got fat, rested on its laurels, and pocketed huge profits and FAILED to invest as much as they should of into their aging network. While they had the exclusive ON the iPhone. WHAT AT&T failed to bank on is that one day the exclusive would be gone and APPLE users are loyal to APPLE NOT big blue moreover it was a common theme amongst most iPhone users prior to 2011 that they hated at&t but they would not give up their iPhone. Now that TWO other major US carriers prerogative the iPhone as their At&t commitments come to a close ESPECIALLY with this throttle issue big blue cam expect more port outs with negative growth to report to the street.

This sounds more like an IQ test, " we will only throttle the top 5%.." um there will ALWAYS BE A top 5% mathematically.

Users who use more than 2gb are abusing the network and depriving other paying customers access... But our solution to have them PAY for a tiered 3gb plan that has an overwhelming rat of $10 per gb... Again no surprise that they are the 3rd moat moat hated company in America.

And the unlimited data but being throttled but still claiming unlimited ... They are taking the customers down to 56k .. at that point your iPhone just became a touch screen feature phone...

I know its wrong, people who have read this article know its wrong, AT&T FAN BOIS KNOW IT'S WRONG ... BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY A JUDGE LOOKED AT IT AND SAID IT WAS WRONG!

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