Mobile Bumps Unlimited Data Throttling Limit To 50GB

It's official: T-Mobile to bump monthly unlimited throttling limit to 50GB (from 32GB)

Prior to publishing this post, we spotted T-Mobile Help on Twitter confirming that the soft cap will, indeed, be increased on the 20th.

Today, T-Mobile is taking yet another step to appease its customer base by raising the "prioritization point" after which your data speeds can be throttled to dismal levels. For the most part these plans are unlimited, and these caps are put into place to prevent users from abusing it, such as tethering to their computers and downloading movies, games, and music illegally. Back in March, T-Mobile jumped the limit to 30GB before increasing it to 32GB in May.

If you're new to modern unlimited data plans, you may be wondering why a plan that purports to be "unlimited" would still have a data cap at all.

Ever since Verizon and AT&T introduced unlimited plans earlier this year, each of the big four have been tweaking their plans and trying to make it the most attractive for consumers.

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Just in case you're not familiar with this whole Fair Usage threshold, those who are on an "unlimited" data plan do not really experience unlimited data technically.

All the carriers use some form of deprioritization limit on their networks. For AT&T and Verizon Wireless, that limit is set at 22GB.

50GB is a huge amount of data per billing cycle, so props to T-Mobile for instating a limit that 99% of people will never hit. You get slower speeds when the network is busy.

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