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Was so you thought AT&T meant it when it's sold to an unlimited data plan for the Smart -- that you just -- -- Webster's had to tell us why that's actually not.
The case and I think story with AT&T an obvious -- Yeah it really isn't okay yes AT&T but the wireless industry as a whole I think has been moving away from these all we can -- data plans and going towards -- -- he would products services -- nothing unusual it.
Up until now AT&T has basically said we're gonna stuff roughly annual service was going just really starts slowing down on the amount of -- -- downloading.
Once you reach the top 5% use in your particular area.
-- -- -- very confusing not very clear and some people complained often they downloaded to -- provides this service was slowing down -- -- went to court in California.
And one is KC 1850 dollars.
By eighteen T -- will look okay yes you on an unlimited plan.
But we never promised what speed that to unlimited data would come -- so anyway that's why we overloading our networks ash will be clearly is it because I'm because something for you may I think yes -- -- you know.
I'm shopping -- -- you know -- he's going around with a knife on to some mini computer and you hand and hogs up a lot of the network -- and that's the problem -- -- His -- -- he wants to do look under these so called unlimited plans and this looks confusing but look up to three gigabytes of usage in any month.
Beyond that point you'll service is really going to stop to slow down.
The full G Smartphones unlimited plans off the four gigabytes of they that you also will be slowed down.
By the way you will get a warning to AT&T does this already but you will receive a text warning.
-- text message saying look you're getting close to.
We'll track eighteen T actually go after the people viewers on this during the roof right yeah why I think -- -- -- the people that are actually -- up the -- why don't ankle after.
Google and Yahoo! and seamless I mean -- and made up all these other is that apple -- -- using almost the day.
This is their way of trying to counteract the because look they've spent billions of dollars building up their networks all the profits are going to incidents that site like Google and and the device makers like apple.
So the only way around this is to stop charging those people who were bringing in all this state to download them holding more of the of the network littered the British and yelling at the company yes exactly competition I got to get this -- is three gigabytes of data it's enough to stream fifteen -- -- mean it's all videos so that's 25.
It's also enough to receive a 150000.
Emails so you know that's -- average.
OK as far as they're actually I guess a lot of content is now -- -- iPhone so I mean yeah you've seen -- -- stop -- crushed.
While apple and that's why I cannot expect to business client.
AT&T com viable we have a huge business on an unlimited plan it would just blow out the network and this is one of the gonna have to go to the -- plan -- it isn't gonna happen with the other guys as well -- you know Verizon already has a similar version of that 5% rule in place sprint has one -- the is the only carrier that now does have a true unlimited.
Plan and T-Mobile.
They don't carry the iphones as -- -- an issue because some people do.
Yeah I think it's so interesting that -- you know and like you said companies like AT&T fairing up.
Bill their networks and other -- and -- because of a massive data hog and in the customer.
Whether it's a business customer personal -- to blame eighteen of course disease your network -- Also one other quick fact those are still using two G phones and -- -- bear out that.
I'm being told look you gonna have to upgrade sorry but it's -- pretty soon he -- not gonna get any calls in or out because it's just -- -- Fast forward a year from now -- in -- CNET Networks look like right exactly right -- -- thank you start.
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