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FCC Levies Toughest Fine Ever For AT&T’S Alleged ‘Throttling’

AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount.

06/17/2015

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data, Lawsuit Filed

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data plans but instead experienced slow speeds while browsing the Internet or watching streaming video.

10/28/2014

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Cell Phone Companies ‘Throttling’ Largest Data Users

It’s called throttling — deliberately slowing down your access to the internet from your smart phone.

02/13/2012