Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Verizon EVDO: Unlimited, Isn't

Customers receive bandwidth consumption letters

Verizon's EVDO wireless broadband service promises unlimited data consumption, but as usual in this industry - that means the exact opposite. Verizon Wireless had already been complaining about the use of Junxion boxes to split 3G connections. Now, according to posters to the EVDO forums (via Techdirt), they're sending out warning letters (see copy) to users who consume too much bandwidth. We're not sure how many times we have to say this: If you're going to restrict consumption in any way, then don't tag your service as "unlimited".