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Verizon, AT&T LTE data cap criticism: waste of money | BGR

1:45 PM

I remember when I used to be excited about LTE. It was going to be a super-fast wireless technology that would deliver broadband speeds over the air and make the Internet faster for millions of people who are stuck on low-end connections. How naive I was! In all my enthusiasm for LTE I’d forgotten that America’s largest two wireless carriers would inevitably find a way to make their LTE services borderline useless.

Ever since I upgraded to one of Verizon’s delightful capped mobile data plans, I’ve gone out of my way to use Wi-Fi connectivity on my HTC One as much as possible. This in itself isn’t a tragedy except that it makes little sense for me to keep paying $20 extra per month for 2GB of LTE data that I’m trying like crazy not to use. Because

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