AT&T’s four-year-old Backed Knowledge program, which zero-rates blocks of information by means of having the person interact with sponsors’ programs, may were made out of date with flip of latest limitless knowledge plans if now not for pay as you go plans.
AT&T Pay as you go customers were notified via textual content that the Backed Knowledge characteristic is now to be had for the ones on a restricted tier (at $35 per thirty days or $45). Two examples identified are the corporate’s personal DIRECTV or U-Verse TV consumers can “now move films and displays with the TV app with out it counting in opposition to their plan knowledge.”
The Verge stories that the Fullscreen community, additionally owned partially by means of AT&T, is sponsoring knowledge when customers display its content material and that that is an opt-out characteristic that’s not to be had in Puerto Rico or america Virgin Islands.
Verizon additionally has a subsidized knowledge program referred to as FreeBee Knowledge and has a zero-rate bias for its cross90 video carrier.