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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1048: T-Mobile USA Binges On Nerd Rage

T-Mobile USA recently introduced Binge On, a way to view more videos on your mobile device while using less of your high-speed data. This feature is enabled for every T-Mobile USA customer but can be disabled. For all videos, whether they are from their approved partners or not, the video streams at about 1.5 mb/s, even on LTE. Videos from approved partners don’t count against the high-speed data cap. T-Mobile CEO John Legere calls it optimization, others are calling it throttling–which is technically correct–and a net neutrality violation.


  • [Binge On how-tos T-Mobile Support](
  • [T-Mobile’s John Legere Goes Off The Deep End: ‘Who The Fuck Are You, EFF?’ Techdirt](
  • [John Legere asks EFF, “Who the f**k are you, and who pays you?” Ars Technica](
  • [T-Mobile’s Binge On: When throttling may not break the rules Ars Technica](
  • [The EFF and Google: Too Close for Comfort? Michael Muchmore](,2817,2409070,00.asp)

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PhoneBoy Speaks Ep 1048: T-Mobile USA Binges On Nerd Rage

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