Obviously, we’re a bit bummed about that – $50/month for unlimited data at LTE speeds was an incredible deal.
The next offerings from the big players – AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile – come nowhere close to unlimited. Very much the opposite of unlimited. In fact, most of them are capped at about 30-40GB/moth and can get obscenely expensive ($400/mo). With some of them, when you reach the cap, they’ll throttle you back to effectively-unusable speeds.
Maybe the days of unlimited data are gone.
Or are they?
Here’s Karma, for ya:
Karma’s another player billing themselves with unlimited data. And for only $50/mo.
It’s not the fastest thing in the world – 5Mbps. But for telecommuters – we full-time, working RVers! – 5Mbps is loads better than 0Mbps. That’s certainly enough for email, browsing, Hipchat, Skype, Google Hangouts and all of the other video-conferencing platforms on which we depend.
We’ve ordered ours and we’ll do a quick unboxing/setup/performance video when it arrives.
Oh, and if you want to sign up for Karma and get your own portable, unlimited (or even one of their less-expensive limited but still quite generous) hotspots, here’s $10 to get you started.