Study Shoots Holes In AT&T’s Reasons for Throttling

In a blog post, Validas concludes that throttling isn’t being put in place to curb greedy data hogs, but rather to migrate users of traditional unlimited plans to tiered plans. These plans are far easier for AT&T to manage and don’t pose threats to its network.

Another data point in the constellation confirming that it’s greed, not consumer protection, that underpins this activity.