I think this is the new industry scam that must be regulated. It is impossible to think that consumers can trust their wireless carrier to objectively measure their data usage. Currently there are not applications or features on phones to help you manage your usage thresholds. Remember the cases of customers who received the outrageous bills while using their phone and roaming overseas. More transparency is needed for consumers to understand how much data they are using before they can be charged. Data caps are hurting the mobile apps business before it even gets off the ground.
We think that free free WiFi around the World will disruptive cellular data fraudulent pricing practices. Offloading 3G and 4G data to WiFi is the first sign that carrier networks will ultimately fall on their face