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February 17, 2012
AT&T's Unlimited Data Plans
By Chris Richardson
It's clear AT&T wants its customers who were lucky enough to have the unlimited data plan, something they do not offer any longer, to switch plans to one of their tiered plans, and to facilitate this, the communications monolith announced it would start throttling the connections of the top 5% of bandwidth users.

Now, thanks to a post from AT&T customer John Cozen, the "top 5%" evidently refers to users who go over 2.1 gigabytes a month.

Before Cozen's story, it is important to keep in mind that, to new customers, AT&T offers data plans that exceed 2 GB a month with no throttling.

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