An excellent editorial fromabout the broken mobile phone market.
The mobile carriers are just like every other industry that has been obsoleted and wants to maintain a business model. We're already seeing more people move to prepaid plans where they forego the subsidy for a contract free experience.
Hopefully once http://ting.com/ starts offering some LTE phones we'll start to see some more uptake on their approach of selling voice, messages and data by the bucket and only charging for what you use.
Reshared post from +The Verge
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