According to an alleged internal memo, beginning August 17, T-Mobile will throttle unlimited data plan users who engage in peer-to-peer file sharing and torrenting. Said users would first be warned and, if it continues, throttled.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon's defense of data throttling as an industry standard. The FCC also sent letters to other major carriers, asking them to explain their policies on data throttling.
T-Mobile's Device Unlock app can only unlock one smartphone right now, but the Uncarrier might soon extend the service to others. After all, it's now perfectly legal to unlock your smartphone in the U.S. again.
T-Mobile announced today that it is the largest prepaid service provider in the U.S. with a total of 15.64 million prepaid customers. Sprint is second with 15.19 million, while AT&T and Verizon are third and fourth, respectively.