iPhone 6s At&t bumps throttling cap to 22GB on grandfathered UDP's

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Good news for those who held onto your UDP's from At&t. They now won't begin throttling (on congested towers) until you hit 22GB. This is just going to make my 6s Plus experience even sweeter!

Still no tethering, but it's a start! :)

Article here.
 

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That's cool of them to make unlimited more "unlimited." :rolleyes: I finally relinquished my UDP after 6 1/2 years. I switched to a Mobile Share Plan to save some money and receive a discount through the Next plan. I may have used more than 3GB a month 4-5 times in that time, and more than 5GB once. I was kinda sad to let it go in a way, but I really didn't need it and now I have the tethering option built in.
 

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That's cool of them to make unlimited more "unlimited." :rolleyes: I finally relinquished my UDP after 6 1/2 years. I switched to a Mobile Share Plan to save some money and receive a discount through the Next plan. I may have used more than 3GB a month 4-5 times in that time, and more than 5GB once. I was kinda sad to let it go in a way, but I really didn't need it and now I have the tethering option built in.
Do you have to pay extra for tethering?
 

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Give me the 22gb over tethering any day.
Yeah, if you need lots of data it's better to keep unlimited. I've never used more than 2 GB in a month, so I'd rather save money with the new mobile share plans than throw it away on data I'm not using. I have 3 GB plus rollover data, so I have plenty and my bill is less than $60 per month (not including the hardware charge through Next). Tethering comes in really handy frequently.
 

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I also noticed this morning that At&t upgraded me to unlimited minutes from the 450/month plan. Minutes has never been an issue but it's still nice to have :)
 

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Yeah, if you need lots of data it's better to keep unlimited. I've never used more than 2 GB in a month, so I'd rather save money with the new mobile share plans than throw it away on data I'm not using. I have 3 GB plus rollover data, so I have plenty and my bill is less than $60 per month (not including the hardware charge through Next). Tethering comes in really handy frequently.
I travel to Austin often. No wifi at the condo down there. And I am always streaming music. So this is great. :D
 

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Yeah, if you need lots of data it's better to keep unlimited. I've never used more than 2 GB in a month, so I'd rather save money with the new mobile share plans than throw it away on data I'm not using. I have 3 GB plus rollover data, so I have plenty and my bill is less than $60 per month (not including the hardware charge through Next). Tethering comes in really handy frequently.
I wish they still offered a 3GB plan. When I switched to Mobile Sharing last week the only options relevant to me were 2GB and 5GB. I routinely use between 2-3GB so I had to go with the 5. I'm still saving money, so I can't complain too much.
 

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I wish they still offered a 3GB plan. When I switched to Mobile Sharing last week the only options relevant to me were 2GB and 5GB. I routinely use between 2-3GB so I had to go with the 5. I'm still saving money, so I can't complain too much.
The 3 GB is the same price as the 2 GB. They upgraded us for free. We just had to go into the app to select it. I'm not sure if they are still doing it. I'd give them a call and check.
 
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