Validas has released a new study that claims that data throttling on wireless data plans does nothing to alleviate data congestion on the wireless network. AT&T and others have claimed that throttling is done on the top users of bandwidth on its network to ensure bandwidth is available for everyone. However Validas extracted data from 55,000 cell phone bills that belonged to AT&T and Verizon Wireless customers in 2011. The result of the bills is that throttling isn’t doing anything.
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Feb 24, 2012