Under growing pressure from subscribers to clarify when their access speeds are likely to get throttled, AT&T finally offered a clear-cut answer on Thursday. Before hitting the "send" button, however, the company didn't need a Nostradamus to know that blowback was right around the bend.And so it was.
In a morning announcement explaining the circumstances surrounding when it would reduce access speeds for customers who use its unlimited data plan, AT&T said its decision would affect only the top 5 percent of bandwidth users. The specifics were as follows:
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