AT&T Rolling Out “Unlimited” Mobile Hotspot Tracking and High-Speed Cap Enforcement

When all of the carriers rolled out their new unlimited plans earlier last year, they all came with clear and advertised caps on high-speed mobile hotspot use. On-device data is unlimited at full speed (just subject to network management), but after you reached your mobile hotspot cap, speeds would be throttled to a set point. […]

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New AT&T Plans Announced: “Unlimited &More” Brings on the Streaming Bundles

UPDATE: The new AT&T plans went live this morning (June 28th) – and we’ve been digging deep into the fine print. A few interesting discoveries: You can only change between the free premium channels (HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax, Pandora, Amazon Music, or VRV) that come with the &More Premium plan once every twelve months. This seems […]

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Verizon Complicates Unlimited Plans – Adds “Above Unlimited” along with Beyond Unlimited & Go Unlimited

Early this morning Verizon announced that on June 18th, 2018 it will be rolling out a new tier of unlimited data plan:  Above Unlimited. It’s a little more ‘unlimited’ than Verizon’s existing ‘Beyond Unlimited’ plan. And definitely more unlimited than the speed-throttled (for hotspot data) ‘Go Unlimited’ plan. But Verizon must have laughed the executive out […]

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AT&T Increasing Price on Original iPhone Unlimited Plans – Again

(Original Story: 5/29/2018) Folks who have been hanging on to the AT&T Original iPhone Unlimited Plans, released in 2007 when the iPhone first debuted – have been seeing notices on their bill that another $5 increase is coming in July 2018. This will bring the data portion of the bill from $40 to $45/month. That is […]

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Reminder: Grace Period to Add AT&T Unlimited Plus / Choice Hotspot Lines Ends on 5/6/2018

When AT&T retired their Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice plans on February 28 of this year, they left a grace period for existing customers to add on hotspot lines through May 6, 2018. This article is a quick reminder of that impending deadline to lock in any additional lines of service you might want. The […]

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BREAKING: AT&T Unlimited “Enhanced” Plans Dropping Support For Mobile Hotspots!

UPDATE (March 1st, 2018): Details Confirmed As expected, AT&T updated its website this morning with the new “Unlimited Enhanced” plans – and all the leaked details we reported on earlier this week have indeed come to pass. The major reported downside is indeed real – there are NO MOBILE HOTSPOTS allowed on AT&T’s new “Enhanced” […]

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Verizon To Begin Locking Phones, Starts Down Slippery Slope

One of our favorite things about Verizon: unlocked phones. Unlike with most other carriers, all Verizon LTE devices are sold unlocked – and without jumping through any hoops you can swap SIM cards to use these devices internationally, or on any other compatible domestic carrier. But according to Verizon – this trait has made Verizon […]

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Google Project Fi Adds ‘Bill Protection’ Offering Kinda / Sorta Unlimited Data

We’ve had Google’s Project Fi cellular plan on our radar for a few years now, and we’ve even utilized the plan in our testing. We haven’t considered their offerings to be overly pertinent to the data hungry nomad seeking a mobile type home internet replacement however. As a secondary option or smartphone plan, it’s been an affordable […]

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2017 Mobile Internet Year in Review & Looking Forward Into 2018

2017 has sure been a wild ride in the world of mobile internet! The undeniable big story of the year is the return of “unlimited” cellular data plans, but the real limits lurking behind the scenes have never been more confusing. But despite the confusing limits and loopholes – overall there has never been a […]

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FMCA Offers New Sprint Unlimited Data Plan with Tech Connect+ Membership

    Last week the Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) announced a new data plan with Verizon. Today, the FMCA announced another unlimited offering included with their new Tech Connect+ Membership. For  $49.99 per month, the new membership package includes an unlimited Sprint based hotspot plan. Video version of this story: Enjoy Video? Subscribe to […]

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Sprint Reveals New Unlimited Dedicated Hotspot Option, With Some Limits

Sprint Wireless, revealed two new dedicated mobile hotspot device options – unlimited hotspot data for $50/month or 10GB for $30/month – when added to an existing Unlimited Freedom smarpthone plan. With this addition, Sprint joins AT&T and Verizon in offering “unlimited” service on mobile hotspot devices – leaving just T-Mobile still only offering tiered data […]

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US Mobile Adds Verizon – And Unlimited Data Plans With Hotspot

Today, US Mobile added both Verizon and unlimited plans to their cellular plan line ups. US Mobile is a newer (founded early 2015), prepaid MVNO company who previously ran only on the T-Mobile network – although they have advertised that Verizon coverage would be in the works. And now, Verizon is here. And so are some […]

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