data caps

  • Free Apps And Games On The App Store Are About To Test Your Data Caps

    Free Apps And Games On The App Store Are About To Test Your Data Caps

    Apple has increased the size of its download limits on cellular networks to 100MB from 50MB. The change comes as iOS 7 launches to the public as a ~700MB over-the-air upgrade to iPhone and iPad users. The increase in size was first reported by MacRumors and we subsequently confirmed the new, higher limit. Apple’s initial download limit for apps was 10MB while not connected to WiFi… Read More

  • Speed’s Other Needs

    Speed’s Other Needs

    Editor’s note: Michael Weinberg is a staff attorney at Public Knowledge, an organization that preserves the openness of the Internet and the public’s access to knowledge; promotes creativity through balanced copyright; and upholds and protects the rights of consumers to use innovative technology lawfully. Michael focuses primarily on copyright, issues before the FCC and… Read More

  • Sprint caps data users


    Sprint has finally executed on its threat to cap EVDO wireless broadband usage at 5GB per month, (300 MB if roaming). Reports have been coming in from Sprint customers who are seeing a note attached to their bill saying that roaming caps will begin in 30 days. Read more Read More

  • Sprint caps data users


    Sprint has finally executed on its threat to cap EVDO wireless broadband usage at 5GB per month, (300 MB if roaming). Reports have been coming in from Sprint customers who are seeing a note attached to their bill saying that roaming caps will begin in 30 days. “Effective in 30 days, Sprint reserves the right to limit throughput speeds or amount of data transferred and to deny… Read More