AT&T (T) says it will allow mobile app makers to pay it for any data traffic generated by...

|By:, SA News Editor

AT&T (T) says it will allow mobile app makers to pay it for any data traffic generated by its apps, thereby allowing users to avoid metered data charges. The offer comes as mobile data traffic continues to skyrocket, and AT&T witnesses a backlash to its efforts to throttle download speeds for heavy users.