Impact on Phone Carriers of Unlimited Plans

The price competition among wireless phone service providers has certainly benefited consumers. But the extensive marketing of unlimited usage plans — at the same time that prices have been dropping — is impacting on network speed for Verizon and AT&T customers.   Rayna Hollander describes it thusly for Business Insider: Verizon’s and AT&T’s reactive moves […]

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Contract-Free Cell Service: A Good Deal for Customers?

In recent months, a number of telecom companies have been marketing cell phone service that does not require a contract. So, a good question to consider would be: Is contract-free cell service good for the customer? On the one hand, with a monthly plan, the customer is not tied to a two-year contract with a […]

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