08 Jul '11, 12am

US telco titan Verizon has stopped offering new smartphone customers unlimited data plans

US telco titan Verizon has stopped offering new smartphone customers unlimited data plans

Verizon Wireless (above) joined AT&T and T-Mobile USA in a shift away from plans that allow smartphone or tablet computer users to stream unlimited amounts of digital data for fixed prices. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG SAN FRANCISCO - THE leading provider of service for smartphones in the United States on Thursday stopped offering new customers 'all-you-can-eat' data plans. Verizon Wireless joined AT&T and T-Mobile USA in a shift away from plans that allow smartphone or tablet computer users to stream unlimited amounts of digital data for fixed prices. As modern lifestyles increasing involved using wireless gadgets to access videos, pictures, maps, and other data on the internet, companies handling that traffic are asking people to pay monthly based on quantity. Verizon customers who already have unlimited wireless data plans were able to keep them, but no new accounts are availabl...

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