A class action lawsuit recently filed against AT&T alleges that the provider's bills overstated the data usage 7-14% monthly for iPhone and iPad users. While that may be only a small amount per user, it adds up for AT&T's total data revenue when you multiply it by the number of iPhones and iPads on their network. The suit claims that the over-charging problem started when AT&T switched from an unlimited data plan to a capped one.
In the fourth quarter of 2010, AT&T reported its wireless data revenues increased $1.1 billion, or 27.4 percent, from the year-earlier quarter, to $4.9 billion. The suit claims that a significant portion of those data revenues were inflated by AT&T's rigged billing system for data transactions.
An AT&T representative responded to the complaint that the company intends to "defend ourselves vigorously."
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