But that's not what Verizon (and the rest do). They CUT you off entirely if you use more than 4GB....completely independent of any congestion
Now, Verizon will, for a additional fee, not cut you off entirely but throttle your entire connection to 256kbps for the remaineder of your billing period...again completely independent of any congestion.
It's almost as if congestion isn't actually a problem since it isn't what they use to set their pricing.
Your points are logically sound...they just aren't supported by the realities of the wireless networks current status.
Verizon has flatly stated "We don't compete on price". In what fucking mass market does a company say this and survive? It's a oligarchy among a few companies controlling duplicate massively inefficient networks that know they don't have competition to force them to be competitive.