Sprint, a Distant No. 3, Limps Into the Future

The carrier’s next-generation network rollout lags its rivals'
Illustration by Dan Cassaro

Shed a tear for the late, great unlimited wireless data plan. Neither AT&T nor Verizon Wireless offers it to new customers. AT&T, which ended its deal in 2010, grandfathered in users who had unlimited plans. Verizon stopped offering the plans a year ago. But in March, AT&T began putting speed limits on its heaviest data users. And in June, Verizon announced that upgrading customers would not be eligible for subsidized phones if they stayed on unlimited plans.

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