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Old February 8th, 2013, 11:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The $60 plan has unlimited LTE. Has anyone had any complaints for excessive data use ? I was thinking of switching and using the unlimited plan as my replacement for my DSL.

Also how much data is everyone using on it ?

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Old February 9th, 2013, 07:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Not even Metro's unlimited can replace DSL or real innertubes.

You'll likely end up getting throttled.

And, you'd deserve to. Phone data usage isn't meant to replace Real home innertubes.

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Bad idea is all I gotta say.
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Old February 9th, 2013, 12:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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At home, I use wifi. But when I'm out I use web a lot. I'm on unlimited, but don't go over 5mb per month very much. When I do go over I don't experience any throttling.
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At home, I use wifi. But when I'm out I use web a lot. I'm on unlimited, but don't go over 5mb per month very much. When I do go over I don't experience any throttling.
You mean GB? Past posts have shown that some people start getting throttle in the 20GB range & after that. By tethering at my house I could get through that in like half a day
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Old February 9th, 2013, 01:22 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah, mine was throttled after I got a text for being in the top five percent lol
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if your lucky and u live in area that has evdo/3g around 700kbps-1mbps thats truly unlimted but 4g will always be monitored. see the confusion with unlimited data always starts when people tether the only way to easily explain to you why it isnt going to work is to explain to you guys like this, when ya go to a all you can eat buffet yes you can eat all you guys want but if dosnt mean all you can take home.....same principle here its all you can use on your phone not all you can tether off it. hope that clears any confusion
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Old February 9th, 2013, 01:37 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Not to mention (further using n4zty's analogy), at every AYCE buffet I've ever heard of, after your lebbinty nineteenth trip thru it, the management still has the right to and often Will Tell you, "THAT'S All YOU can eat". (Finish that plate and you're FINISHED.)

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I had over 29 gigs of data on the unlimted 4G plan ($55) and never got throttle
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I had over 29 gigs of data on the unlimted 4G plan ($55) and never got throttle
Someone even did like 60 without throttle but most people onlg get to in the 20's, why I said 20 & after that
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Not even Metro's unlimited can replace DSL or real innertubes.

You'll likely end up getting throttled.

And, you'd deserve to. Phone data usage isn't meant to replace Real home innertubes.

Bruce in Ocala, FL

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Old February 11th, 2013, 07:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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i only broke 20 once... but thats because i have no wifi whatsoever at my home..wish i did..i average around 14-16 now..
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