Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile to clamp down on data in May

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Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile are expected to introduce new data restrictions starting in May. According to Wireless Week, both carriers will throttle customers who go above 2.5GB of 3G/4G data per month. If, or when, a user crosses the threshold, the two MVNOs will dial speeds back to 2G, or ...

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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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