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Sprint to Start Throttling Heaviest Users

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amarryat

Oct 16, 2015, 1:58 PM

AND not OR - big difference

"Sprint claims the 23GB threshold is far more than most customers ever use, and can be used to load 600 photos, stream 60 hours of music, or stream 50 hours of video. "

is wrong. Should be:

Sprint claims the 23GB threshold is far more than most customers ever use, and can be used to load 600 photos, stream 60 hours of music, AND stream 50 hours of video.
I'm sorry, but the whole "50 hours of video" thing is so very wrong. Perhaps at low quality, but I prefer to watch YouTube videos in HD so I can actually see it, instead of a bunch of squares that kinda/sorta look like a video. A single hour of 1080p ...
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rawvega

Oct 16, 2015, 12:36 PM

De-priortization, NOT throttling

Is Quality of Service the same as throttling?

No. With throttling, when you hit the applicable data threshold, your wireless data speed is reduced for your entire cycle, 100% of the time, no matter where you are. With QoS, your data is de-prioritized only when and where network resources are constrained.Once network resources are no longer constrained or you move to a non-constrained location, your speed will return to normal.
That's true. Some users may get irritated by it but this is just to ensure fairness on other users that are not on unlimited high speed data bucket.
Hypocrisy nevertheless. Sprint can no longer throw stones at T-Mobile. Truly unlimited data was the only thing Sprint had going for themselves. This is tantamount to waiving the white flag of surrender.
 
 
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