T-Mobile G1 Announced and the Data Throughput Slowdown (Updated)

T-Mobile and Google announced the Android based G1 today. The phone seems very usable yet, the bolded print in the above picture makes me shake my head. The text reads, "If your total data usage in any billing cycle is more than 1GB, your data throughput for the remainder of that cycle may be reduced to 50 kbps or less." Again, we see the term unlimited has underpinnings (link to terms of service) that are not beneficial to the consumer.

Update: It looks as though T-Mobile has listened to the complaints and removed the 1 GB limit. I applaud T-Mobile as long as they stick to their most recent statement.