If you are mainlining data streams and do not want to be throttled by T-Mobile or have to pay at a higher tier with AT&T, consider switching to Sprint which promises not to follow its rivals lead. Look for an exodus of heavy data users to Sprint over the next few months. R.C.J.
Here's what the Dow Jones says about throttling: Sprint Nextel Corp. said it doesn't plan to slow down or limit the wireless connection for its high-volume customers, although it would consider suspending the service for mobile broadband plans for excessive use out of the carrier's network. AT&T Inc.'s move to a tiered pricing structure for data, and T-Mobile USA's decision to limit excessive use on its network have many expecting an industry-wide shift to control the amount of data traffic, which has grown fast enough to weigh on the quality of cellphone ..
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