Is Verizon throttling 4G speeds, too?

Is Verizon throttling 4G speeds, too?
Verizon has stated that it was planning on only throttling the 3G speeds of those in the top 5% of data users, and only when certain cell towers had become congested with traffic. So a Big Red customer was surprised to find out that his LTE network speed had dropped below 3G rates after he had consumed 60GB in a 13 day period.

According to Droid-Life, the customer contacted Verizon to find out why he had to suffer through the throttling and the carrier responded that his downloading was considered an "abuse of the network" which means that Verizon has apparently decided to include its LTE network in its throttling of customer speeds. We contacted Verizon and a spokeswoman had no comment and merely referred us back to the carrier's rules on its web site, which does state that only 3G speeds would be affected by throttling.

Another one of Verizon's heavy data users told Droid-Life that he used 120GB in 10 days and has not been throttled, spanked or has received any sort of punishment from the nation's largest carrier. Any other Verizon customer notice that he/she has been throttled on the carrier's LTE pipeline?

source: DroidLife


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