Sprint Nixes Unlimited 4G For Mobile Broadband & Hotspot Users

Sprint Nixes Unlimited 4G For Mobile Broadband & Hotspot Users

While Sprint continues — for now — to offer smartphone users unlimited data plans without overage charges or throttling, the company has announced that customers with unlimited 4G plans for mobile broadband and mobile hotspot devices will have very definite limits starting in November. [More]

Is Wireless Data Still "Unlimited" If It's Throttled After A Certain Point?

Is Wireless Data Still "Unlimited" If It's Throttled After A Certain Point?

As we noted in April, when T-Mobile proudly announced that it was offering “unlimited” data plans for smartphones, there should be a pretty sizable asterisk next to “unlimited,” because, after the user consumes 2GB of data in a month, T-Mobile throttles back on the speed at which any further data is delivered. Some would call that a “limit,” but T-Mobile continues to disagree and has rolled out a handful of additional unlimited-with-throttling plans. [More]

Chase Says No To Credit Increase On One Card But Nearly Doubles Limit On Other Card Without Asking

Chase Says No To Credit Increase On One Card But Nearly Doubles Limit On Other Card Without Asking

The inner workings of Chase’s credit card business have Consumerist reader Jon scratching his head. After being turned down for small limit increase on one credit card, the bank goes ahead and nearly doubles the credit limit on a second card with an already higher limit. [More]

JPMorgan Chase Also Considering $50 Cap On Debit Card Purchases

JPMorgan Chase Also Considering $50 Cap On Debit Card Purchases

As we’ve previously reported, Bank of America has proposed a cap on debit card purchases. And if some folks at JPMorgan Chase have their way, account holders at that bank will also be very limited on the purchases they can make with their debit cards. [More]