Did boostmobile lowered the speed already?General


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  1. Dannynica

    Dannynica Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hello everyone again!

    As all of us know, boostmobile said were going to lower the speed in the middle of january, lower it after 2.5gb usage. I never received a text message informing me of that change.

    They say that 2.5gb of data is a hugeeeee amount of data to satisfy hungry data users, which many dont agree including me.

    I am not a crazy user, i measured my usage to see if i would have enough data, i realized that half of my data is used by the streaming radio tune in, the rest by the other stuffs.

    I am at 1.50gb of usage, and my month ends on monday, i am planning to use the rest to see if it gets and how slow it gets.

    I am sure if i watch a movie and have had watched video music i would be over my limit already, so it is not plenty of data as they say.

    For me it is enought i guess because i dont watch videos o movies but my radio streaming pulls much of the data

    conclusion: Any thoughs about this, did boost applied this lowering speed already????
     

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  2. albanymike

    albanymike Well-Known Member

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    yes on Jan 25 it went in to effect. you'll get a text at 85% then a text tell you your at 2.5 and there gonna lower it to 256. then when you start over back up to regular speeds.
     
  3. Mechman02

    Mechman02 Well-Known Member

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    Since that time my speeds have also been lowered. Very frustrated. Can't get over 5Mbps when right next to a tower. In many places in Salt Lake City, I can't get above 1 mbps. It really sucks. Very unhappy with Boost right now.
     
  4. Dannynica

    Dannynica Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I am going to use use up the rest of the data to see how slow it gets!

    Anyway, i am only like two days away for my monthly cicle.

    Thank you for your inputs
     
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    Codegerm Well-Known Member

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    Do let us know
     
  6. greg schmeg

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    The best way ever to use crazy amounts of data is to download full movies from youtube via tubemate. Tubemate isnt available in the playstore but u can it at TubeMate YouTube Downloader 1.05.46 - Official Website. downloadsome movies. One month I was at 5 gb doing this. Lol.
     
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    Btw I used the "slideme" one on that website posted directly above
     
  8. FLAWLESSVW

    FLAWLESSVW Well-Known Member

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    Thanks a lot Greg...
    I think we just found the guy who got Boost to start throttling us all!!!
    HAHAHA! :D
     
  9. Dannynica

    Dannynica Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Right, right

    That was his fault and some more people doing that
    Thats why they trying to stop that


    I was trying to finish my monthly data but i cant.
    i still have 1 GB left and it ends today:confused:

    i wanted to know how slow it will get after that

    but i guess i am living it for next month
     
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    Codegerm Well-Known Member

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    I could stream a gig in an hour
    just start watching long videos
    while streaming music
     
  11. Dannynica

    Dannynica Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    You know that it might sound funny., but seriously i was trying to use all my data, i had left about 1.25gb and i was watching videos on youtube, streaming my radio music on tuneIn, but i could not deplete the data, lol

    i am doing next month, :confused:
     
  12. Codegerm

    Codegerm Well-Known Member

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    Were they HD videos? I use Dolphin Browser in desktop mode with flash player to watch videos on YouTube (some videos won't play if it knows you are on a mobile device)

    Do you have Netflix? If so, then get the app for it and start watching some movies on your phone. I am sure you will get through the data then. lol
     
  13. Warlord698

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    could always use HBO/MAX Go if you have the service to test it
     
  14. Infirno77

    Infirno77 Well-Known Member

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    I tether my xbox, ps3, and pc's. I have used approximately 3 to 4 gb last month. Used my usage meter. No boost mobile texts, same speed. On ga10. Course I do pay the extra $10 for tethering and have no 4g in my area. Can't beat the unlimited with tethering for $50 a month.
     

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