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Confirmed: Verizon to disconnect heavy data users who don't move from unlimited plans

Verizon confirmed that it will soon kill service to customers on unlimited plans who consume "extraordinary" amounts of data on unlimited plans unless they switch price plans.

Confirmed: Verizon to throttle speeds so prepaid users can stay connected

Verizon said it will launch a service that enables prepaid smartphone customers to stay connected at lower speeds after they've consumed their LTE data allotments.

T-Mobile offers zero-rated Pokemon Go data, but that may not be such a big deal

T-Mobile is hoping to ride the Pokémon Go craze by offering customers free, unlimited data while they're using the app. But whether that particular freebie is such a big deal isn't clear.

Verizon reportedly plans to increase service plan pricing

The "fireworks" Verizon promised last week apparently include a rate hike for its monthly service plans.  

AT&T MVNO H2O ups data allotments for priciest plans

H2O Wireless sweetened its three most expensive monthly plans, adding more data to each plan while leaving the pricing intact.

Ericsson study finds viewers 'across age groups' migrating toward smartphones

A newly released study by Ericsson found some important things about two types of screens used by viewers: one, that the amount of viewing on large television screens in the home hasn't changed much in four years; and two, that the amount of viewing on smartphone screens has changed massively.

CTIA: Americans consumed 9.6 trillion MB of mobile data last year

American mobile users ate through 9.6 trillion MB of data last year, more than doubling the 4.1 trillion MB of data they consumed in 2014, according CTIA's latest annual report on the wireless industry.

T-Mobile trots out new data plan for two lines while AT&T, Verizon hike activation fees

T-Mobile introduced a temporary promotion offering two lines of service with 6 GB of monthly LTE data each and unlimited talk and text for $80 a month.

Unlike Netflix, Facebook doesn't degrade video for specific mobile carriers

Facebook said it doesn't degrade the quality of its video for specific mobile network operators, unlike Netflix. But whether Amazon or YouTube do is still uncertain.

T-Mobile quietly launches data-only plans for smartphones

As expected, T-Mobile rolled out data-only plans for customers interested in using their phones for everything but talking. And it did so very quietly.