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Sprint offers the most data bang for the buck

In a study of "real world" prices, Validas says that Sprint offers the best deal when it comes to the price per megabyte, with T-Mobile surprisingly coming in last.

By September 8, 2011


Verizon users outpace iPhone users in data usage

Study shows Verizon smartphone customers using 25 percent more data per month than AT&T's iPhone customers, which are among the company's biggest data hogs.

By July 29, 2010


Are you overpaying for smartphone data?

Most smartphone subscribers only use about 20 percent of the data in their monthly plan. But heavy data subscribers are flocking to Sprint Nextel, while light users looking for a good deal are going to T-Mobile.

By August 3, 2011


Pay-per-use bandwidth? Not without some ground rules

Molly Wood faces the hard reality that the days of unlimited bandwidth are over, but she's not going to get taken to the cleaners by greedy providers. Here's how to make pay-per-use a fair deal for everyone.

By May 17, 2012


The very hungry smartphone data user

Smartphone data usage has skyrocketed over the past six months, even with the onset of usage caps--and consumption may not reach its peak until sometime next year.

By August 17, 2011


Devour data much? Apple's Siri surely does

Apple's virtual personal assistant spurs iPhone 4S owners to use double the data that iPhone 4 users do, according to a new study from Arieso.

By January 6, 2012


Leave AT&T's unlimited plan and save

Many AT&T subscribers could save $120 a year by switching to the 300MB data plan, since that's more than the amount of data they actually use monthly.

By March 15, 2012


Is Apple's App Store a cellular data hog?

iPhone and iPad wireless subscribers may want to think twice about searching for and downloading new apps from the Apple iOS App Store while on the go.

By September 26, 2011


BillShrink unpacks credit card complexity

Service analyzes and monitors cell phone and credit card plans, making recommendations for ways to save money.

By September 18, 2008


Sprint to offer unlimited data with iPhone 5?

Citing anonymous sources, Bloomberg says Sprint will get the next Apple smartphone and use unlimited data to differentiate its iPhone offering from that of other carriers.

By September 9, 2011