AT&T Unlimited Smartphone Plans to Increase $5/month in February 2016

AT&T is joining the trend of increasing the price of unlimited data in an announcement today. A $5/month increase will go into effect for all smartphone plan customers with the grandfathered unlimited option on their February bill. The price increase will take the unlimited data portion of the phone bill from $30/month to $35/month. It […]

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Unlimitedville Offers Unlimited Cellular Data Plans on Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T

Unlimitedville is a small company out of Tennessee that has been providing cellular services to folks in rural areas who can’t get cable or DSL services. They’ve just recently become aware of the RVing market, and that our needs are similar. The are always seeking out unlimited data options for their customers, and this page […]

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FoxFi on Verizon – Tethering Unlimited Plans Blocked or Broken?

All current Verizon phone plans include access to the Personal Hotspot feature built into iOS and Android to create a local Wi-Fi hotspot to share your cellular connection. But on older plans from before the days of shared data buckets, this feature cost extra to activate and add to your plan. In particular – the […]

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Downsides of Binging: T-Mobile’s Stealth Price Increase, New Data Stash Limits

T-Mobile’s #uncarrierX announcement on Tuesday was bursting at the seams with good news for customers – the highlights being doubled data plan sizes and especially the new “Binge On” feature that allows for video streaming from compatible services (including Netflix, HBO, and many others) without it counting against your monthly high-speed data caps. But while T-Mobile was […]

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Verizon Refuses To Join AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile in “Unlimited” Throttling

The definition of “unlimited” has been getting murky lately. In July T-Mobile added fine print to its Unlimited Data Plans indicating that users who use more than 21GB during a month will “have their data usage de-prioritized” on congested cell towers, sticking the heavy users in the slow lane relative to everyone else. And last […]

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Sprint’s Unlimited Plans now $70/month AND Subject to Throttling after 23GB of Usage

Today, Sprint’s price increase to their Unlimited Smartphone Data plans went into effect – raising the price from $60/month to $70/month. Along with the price increase also comes the news that they are implementing network prioritization which could mean speed throttling for customers who exceed 23GB of data usage in a month. This is a direct retraction of […]

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Verizon to Raise Price of Grandfathered Unlimited Plans by $20/month

Those who have acquired a coveted grandfathered unlimited data plan on Verizon have always wondered what might be coming down the pike in the future. Will the plans stay around? For how long? Verizon has never made it a secret it is fundamentally opposed to the concept of unlimited data, and even though less than […]

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Sprint to Increase Price of Unlimited Phone Plan by $10/month on Oct 16

Sprint rumored a while back that they would likely need to increase the price of their unlimited phone plans at some point, and potentially even discontinue them in the future. Today, they announced an upcoming $10/month price increase on their unlimited phone plans that include unlimited talk, text and data. The price will be going […]

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Is the OmniLynx Verizon Unlimited Data Plan Ride Over Already?

OmniLynx, the new unlimited data plan on the Verizon network that sounded too good to be true, seems to have reached its limits. Since about September 12, the devices have been on ‘back order’ according their ordering website. This morning, customers who had pending backordered devices got the following e-mail: The wireless provider previously servicing […]

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Millenicom Reborn? – Unlimited Verizon Data Plans for $47.75/month from OmniLynx Wireless (HSVWiFi.com)

A post on RV.net went up today from a customer of OmniLynx Wireless saying they had found a Millenicom replacement, which up until about this time last year was a top choice for RVers who needed a lot of data. Millenicom used to offer a 20GB Verizon plan for $89.99/month. That option abruptly went away last […]

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T-Mobile Declares War on Unlimited Plan “Abusers”

In a blog post this morning, T-Mobile CEO John Legere declared war on the few T-Mobile customers who have found ways to take advantage of T-Mobile’s smartphone unlimited data plans to provide unlimited tethering. Last August T-Mobile announced a similar initiative, but did not actually crack down with actitve enforcement. This time – the gloves are off. […]

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T-Mobile “Mobile Without Borders” Extends Coverage to Canada & Mexico

T-Mobile’s newest #uncarrier “Amped” move announced today is huge news for RVers: starting July 15th T-Mobile will offer free seamless roaming across Canada and Mexico. T-Mobile has long been a favorite of travelers because all Simple Choice plans offer free unlimited data and text messaging in 120+ countries worldwide, but voice calls were charged per-minute, […]

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T-Mobile Clarifies Throttling – Defines “Unlimited” as 21GB

T-Mobile news tracking site TmoNews has noticed a subtle recent change in the fine print attached to T-Mobile “Unlimited Data” plans. Last month T-Mobile began enforcing “Data Prioritization” that slowed down “customers who use more data than what is used by 97% of what all customers use in a given month” on congested towers – but it […]

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FCC Announces Plans To Fine AT&T $100,000,000 Over Misleading “Unlimited” Data Claims

The FCC announced today that it is planning to fine AT&T a hefty $100 million as punishment for AT&T’s misleading claims around its “unlimited” data plans. Even though AT&T has not offered new customers unlimited data plans since 2007, many existing customers have stuck with AT&T to keep these perceived valuable grandfathered plans active. But few customers ever […]

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T-Mobile Bringing Unlimited Data to Tethering / Hotspot Users

T-Mobile fan site TmoNews received some exciting leaked details of a change coming to all T-Mobile smartphone plans later this week: Unlimited Tethering Data In the past – not all T-Mobile smartphone plans included the ability to tether (via USB or by creating a personal hotspot). And those that did would cut off the tethering […]

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