Posts tagged with: unlimited
  • by | March 14, 2014 7:26 AM

    Finally, after years of you and I telling them so, mainstream carriers are starting to offer "unlimited" plans. Why the "air quotes"? Because even though we're told they're "unlimited", these plans still have "limits". We had unlimited mobile to mobile minutes (but not to land lines or to people on other carriers), then unlimited talk time (but only on the weekends and after 7pm). Eventually we got unlimited texting (which we really should have had all along, but that's another article entirely). The odd-ball has always been data. Some plans offered a few hundred megabytes of data, others ...

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  • by | April 18, 2013 7:31 AM

    T-Mobile has been my cellular carrier since before they were T-Mobile. Yes, I'm a VoiceStream guy! Anyone remember those days? I picked VoiceStream because (1) they were all digital, (2) they used an international standard, (3) I could switch to any other phone just by swapping the SIM card, and (4) they were less expensive than anyone else. They also had fairly limited coverage and you couldn't stray far from big cities or Interstate highways without losing signal. That was fine with me, I was covered 90% of the time. Since then "regular" phones have become "smart phones" and our cellular ...

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