Friday, March 23, 2012

New iPad users slowed by expensive 4G network rates - The Washington Post

History repeats, as the service providers train their customers to alter usage patterns in ways that optimize supply-side capabilities/economics
"In response to customers frustrated by overloaded networks, the carriers have asked users to turn to WiFi networks as often as possible. They offer apps and tools to calculate data use so customers avoid penalty fees for going over the allotted monthly plans. The new iPad automatically defaults to WiFi networks, which is how most tablet owners connect to the Web, according to analysts.
“We’re helping our customers use their new iPad or any 4G LTE tablet in ways that extend their data plans,” Verizon Wireless spokeswoman Debra Lewis said."
New iPad users slowed by expensive 4G network rates - The Washington Post
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