T-Mobile to throttle P2P network abusers

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T-Mobile, for all of its Un-carrier ways, still has to act like a traditional carrier every once in a while. Such is the case where, next week, they will begin throttling users who engage in peer-to-peer file sharing and tethering outside of normal terms and conditions. Expected to stat August ...

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AT&T: We’ll throttle ‘Unlimited’ plans at 3GB for 3G, 5GB for 4G LTE

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AT&T today confirmed exactly where it is that they will reduce data speeds for their unlimited data plans.  In a statement provided to CNET, the carrier advised that 3G users will see a slowdown (throttle) at 3GB of data usage whereas 4G LTE subscribers get 5GB before reduction.  Those ...

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AT&T: About that 2GB data throttling…

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AT&T wants you to know that they do not have any plans in place to throttle data users once they cross a 2GB threshold.  Speaking in an phone interview with the New York Times, AT&T’s Mark Siegel advises that only the heaviest of users are crossing that mark and those are the ...

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AT&T throttling users at just over 2GB of data?

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Top 5% of data users are said to consume 12X as much as the average guy... but 2GB? Really?

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Virgin Mobile to implement ‘data speed reduction’ (throttling) on March 23

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Speeds will drop down to 256kbps for anyone who exceeds 2.5GB in a month.

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AT&T Confirms Plans to Throttle Data Effective October 1

You can’t say you didn’t see this one coming.  AT&T has confirmed their plans to throttle data speeds for their heaviest users come October 1st.  The good news here is that it doesn’t affect everyone, only the top 5% users.  Why?  Because they clog the tubes for everyone ...

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