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AT&T to Sweeten Data Plans on January 22nd

AT&T is starting to shake things up a bit on the Tiered Data Plan spectrum.  Announcing new packages starting January 22nd, they hope to compete with Verizon while Big Red

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U.S. Cellular Next in Line for Tiered Data

The number of wireless providers providing all-you-can-consume data is set to dwindle by one more as U.S. Cellular is the latest carrier to be tied to tiered plans.  According to

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Tears for Tiers: A Look Inside Verizon’s Imminent Tiered Data Pricing

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about Verizon’s plan to adopt tiered data pricing. The blogs have been buzzing about it, readers have been flaming about it, and trolls… well… they’ve been trolling about it. I can’t say I’m surprised about the move, considering I’ve been a guinea pig to corporate greed for many years now. I’m often asking myself: “Why do I allow these companies to continually rip me off?” And, like most people, I just sit there and take it. Sure, we’ll complain about it, but do we ever do anything about it? I mean, if Verizon is such a bastardization of a company, why don’t we just switch carriers?

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Verizon Set to Offer Tiered Data on July 7

Verizon is ready to add their name to the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans come next month. According to information passed to Droid-Life, Verizon will be offering

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Sprint Not Planning Tiered Data Plans, Yet

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was in the hot seat today with Walt Mossberg at the Dive into Mobile conference. When pressed about the carrier’s plans to offer a tiered data plan, Hesse said they aren’t planning to change things up.

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T-Mobile’s Tiered Data Plans Get Outed

T-Mobile is joining the growing list of carriers offering tiered data plans. They nation’s fourth largest wireless provider looks to be breaking their lineup of handsets down into three buckets and assigning available data rates. There will no longer be a one size fits all plan for T-Mobile now that there are classes of phone: Feature phones, Standard Smart Phones, and Premium Smart Phones.

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And So It Begins, Verizon CEO Confirms Tiered Data Plans

I kind of want to put this article in the rant section, because it is well known how I feel about Verizon and their habits of nickel and diming their