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AT&T to Throttle Heaviest Data Hogs

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Seriously people...


Aug 3, 2011, 12:55 PM
Look, when att says top 5% this really truly does only apply to a handfull of people. Half of those whining and complaing are no where near that point!!! Tmo does the SAME THING and thats after 2gb of data is used on their promotional plan. Yes, the network is bogged down, and that is precisely why this is being done....and in refrence to a previous post, good luck trying to begin a lawsuit, the contract is clear, and no where does it state that AT&T cannot make changes to data speeds. Your data is still unlimited. If you actual read the contract your signing yu will see the clause where it states that AT&T holds the right to deny, disconnect, or modify service if it is deemed harmful, or adversely affects the wireless network or hinders its...
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Aug 12, 2011, 4:43 PM
ATT Rep...

Good comment. I have all my old contracts scanned in PDF format and whatb you say is there 100%, and has been since the early days of cellular service.

I think Boost mobile says it all - and in plain English. "Unlimited does not mean unreasonable" and on their brochure it makes reference to the same clause that you mentioned above about AT&T's rights is the same in the Boost contract. Ditto Verizon, Sprint, and even going back to US West and GTE.

These people just don't get it - the cellular system is a SHARED RESOURCE, but a lot of people with unlimited plans act like it is there own personal network. Obviously they were not around in the early days when we were paying $40.00 a month for service and 40 cents a minut...

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