TracFone has shed some light on its throttling policy amid a lawsuit charging it with false advertising.
A major mobile virtual-network operator owned by America Movil, TracFone offers contract-free phones under both pay-as-you-go and monthly plans. Its Straight Talk and Net10 phones and services are sold through Walmart.
Both TracFone and Walmart were recently hit by a lawsuit in federal court in California. The suit alleges that the two companies falsely promote their Straight Talk service as offering unlimited data when the speeds are actually throttled.
Now, TracFone has acknowledged that it does throttle data speeds down to 2GB when … Read more