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The Odd Variations On 3G Per-Megabyte Pricing

December 3rd, 2010 12:22 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

GMGruman writes “Carriers are increasingly charging for 3G mobile access by the megabyte, to prevent ‘unfair’ subsidies of heavy users by everyone else. So why does the price of a 3G megabyte vary based on the device used to send or receive it? Why is an iPad megabyte cheaper than a MiFi one? After all, a megabyte is a megabyte as far as the network is concerned. InfoWorld has a comparison of 3G pricing for the four major US carriers for their various supported devices, so you can see whose 3G pricing is out of whack for which devices.”

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