ESPN Eyes Subsidizing Wireless-Data Plans

Smartphone users who binge on video, games and other content must monitor their usage to ensure they don’t run over monthly data caps that wireless carriers have put in place in recent years.

Now, some media companies whose mobile content gets a lot of traffic are considering arrangements with wireless carriers that would ensure their users can watch, surf and play as much as they want without being hit with stiff overage charges.

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