Craze the Pokemon, free data for a year

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  1. pc747

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    You don't try and become America's favorite carrier by ignoring the craze. Right now Pokemon Go is hot. So hot you have celebrities talking about Squirtle and Charizard during Interviews.

    So what do you do if you are T-Mobile, jump on the latest craze and announce that you are giving free unlimited data for Pokemon Go for a year.

    So who loves you, looks like your Uncle Legere do.


    Source: John Legere on Twitter
     
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    This breaks net neutrality.
     
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    No it doesn't. Slowing down access to Amazon for example so Pokemon Go data isn't slowed does. Paying for faster access to Pokemon Go data does. Not counting data towards your data cap and doesn't do anything in the way of speeding up or slowing down any other data doesn't.
     
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    It's called Zero-rating and it does. The FCC has yelled at Tmo before for this kind of stuff. Will they do anything, no but it is against net neutrality.
    There are quite a few articles on this.

     
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    Idk who to believe lol
     
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    What's crazy is the fact that we have 16 separate threads about this game!


    S5 tap'n
     
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    Of course, all this only applies to the United States. and all that does not concern us! we have nothing to ****?
     
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    Well since TMO is in the states, it would only benefit US customers.