Coming: Mobile Charges Based on Time and Apps

Even as three carriers in Europe argued last week that Google and Apple should pay them for transporting the providers' content to wireless data subscribers, operators there are exploring plans to charge users according to the time of day and type of application used. Innovative pricing plans could help operators control the amount of data on their networks while boosting profits by delivering such services as Facebook and Twitter to customers.

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