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FCC to fine AT&T $100 million over 'unlimited' data plans

The government says AT&T should have made throttling clearer to customers

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No subsidy, no smartphone? The bottom line on upgrades

Carrier plans are full of gotchas, but the results of this price comparison may surprise you

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The hidden potential of Google's Project Fi mobile service

Will Google deliver a solid, modern approach to telephony for a mobile, multipoint, commingled world?

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Google launches Project Fi, its combo cellular and Wi-Fi network

Service will start for Nexus 6 smartphones under invitation-only early access program

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Meet Project Fi: Google's mobile carrier plans revealed in leaked Android app

What to expect from Google's new MVNO service: flat rate pricing, roll over data usage, Google Voice number porting, and an app that does it all

Google confirms carrier plans, details coming soon

Google plans to offer connectivity directly to mobile users in the U.S., but says it doesn't intend to become a full-service carrier

Google looks to become a mobile carrier

The company has made deals to offer service over the Sprint and T-Mobile networks, according to reports

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A big step for BYOD: Separate billing for smartphones is finally here

AT&T Work Platform is a major step toward separating work and personal communications in a sensible way

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AT&T to allow monthly data rollover; plan includes businesses

AT&T's 50 million Mobile Share Value subscribers will soon be able to roll over unused data to the next month

FTC: AT&T promised unlimited data, but throttled mobile customers

Mobile customers who exceeded a monthly data cap had their connections slowed by as much as 90 percent, the agency says

Apple SIM has great potential, but widespread changes will take time

Apple SIM lets iPad users choose between data plans from different operators just by touching the screen

Pay up: The free ride is over for corporate BYOD

Some companies saw BYOD as a way to make employees pay to do their job, but a court ruling may end that abuse

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile face Net neutrality complaint

Digital rights group Public Knowledge plans to file mobile traffic-throttling complaints against big four U.S. carriers

Verizon fires back at FCC over data throttling

The FCC called out Verizon for its plans to throttle customers with unlimited data plans who use the most data, so the carrier responded

French carrier Iliad offers to buy T-Mobile

Iliad's offer could complicate a reported bid in the works by Sprint

Senate committee: Mobile phone 'cramming' widespread, profits carriers

Unauthorized third-party billing has cost U.S. mobile phone customers hundreds of millions of dollars, a report says

FCC chairman grills Verizon over data throttling

Tom Wheeler's sharply worded letter questions why Verizon is singling out customers with unlimited plans

Zuckerberg says basic Internet should be as universal as 911 service

Certain Internet services should be provided for free like some phone services, he said

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