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AT&T US to launch Shared data plans come August 23rd

07 August, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
AT&T US to launch Shared data plans come August 23rd - read the full textOwning a couple of mobile devices each of them in need of mobile data proves to be nerve-racking and overly expensive. As it happens, AT&T might allow you to put those times behind your back, as the carrier is the first to be launching shared data plans. With data caps ranging from 1GB to...

 

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> In reply to DAN13L @ 2012-08-07 17:53 from kxIs - click to readI think that's probably more what it boils down to. My wife and I are on a Verizon family plan and upgraded just before the cutoff, so we still have our unlimited data plans (Lucky day!). However, everyone we know and talk to is on Verizon, so we can easily share 400 minutes a month. It's funny, I need unlimited data, but verizon wants to use unlimited talk and texts as bargaining chips. If any of you ATT-ers are in the same boat, I truly hope ATT doesn't do this to you!! :/ Good luck all!

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  • 2012-08-07 22:58
  • QItt

> In reply to dude @ 2012-08-07 14:45 from pULy - click to readNot anymore. Hence this special new thing....its sad really

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  • 2012-08-07 21:14
  • q8Q8

Funny to read this comments... In HK your operators provide a better service at a lower price... Ireland too... Wow really? HK is just one Town... It's a bit different to offer service for a town vs. one of the largest countries on the planet

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  • 2012-08-07 21:06
  • HK1h

They can pry my grandfathered unlimited data plan from my cold, dead hands.

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  • 2012-08-07 21:01
  • FI$2

> In reply to Lee @ 2012-08-07 17:16 from QItt - click to readYou are right, Verizon is the first. This plan would actually drop my bill down $50 because we have a huge minute family share plan.

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  • 2012-08-07 17:53
  • kxIs

In finland is 3 mobile operators.
1 has 512 kb unlimited mobile internet for 5 euros/month.
2 has 1mb for unlimited for 5 euros.
3 has 1mb with 20 gb traffic for 10 euros.

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  • 2012-08-07 17:20
  • pWSk

ATT is not the first carrier to do this. They're now joining Verizon with this initiative. I'm not ATT, but if you are eligible for an upgrade, make sure you do so before they roll out these plans. Verizon's data share plan would have cost me approx. $50 more per month for a lot less data. Yikes!

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  • 2012-08-07 17:16
  • QItt

in Romania we have Shared Data Plans (Combo Internet) for more than 1 year...it's sad for the US users not to have something like that untill now...as for you, Canadian people...maybe it's because you're richer than the others :)) ...

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  • 2012-08-07 16:56
  • p3D$

> In reply to cry @ 2012-08-07 15:50 from cN9w - click to readWat are u saying mate!!!!In Canada,u people pay for incoming calls??Shocking.Here in India,call rates are as low as 1 cent a minute.And all incoming calls and sms free.I pay $4 A MONTH to Vodafone and get 350 mins free!

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  • 2012-08-07 16:47
  • t}87

Stop bashing the US! or the news for that matter. Just move along

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  • 2012-08-07 16:09
  • IV57

i live by US - in Canada. Why in Canada everything is expensive? We pay even for incoming calls. Our contracts is not 2 years, but 3 years. Data plans for normal price is just 100 mb. Lucky US phone users

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  • 2012-08-07 15:50
  • cN9w

AT&T US to launch Shared data plans come August 23rd

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  • 2012-08-07 15:50
  • u4jp

e20 for unlimited data and texts, and weekend calls here in ireland....

And that's non contract.

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  • 2012-08-07 15:38
  • mJrt

I have unlimited mobile data 6 Mbit/s for my smartphone, S3, for less than 20 $ each month in Sweden!

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  • 2012-08-07 14:55
  • J5MS

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-07 13:14 from ftb} - click to readeveryone in america has had this for 10 years.

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  • 2012-08-07 14:45
  • pULy

Vodacom in South Africa have had this for a few years already. One 3G data plan and can have up to 5 sims linked to it so all your devices gets it data from the one bundle.

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  • 2012-08-07 13:14
  • ftb}

Why the news seems like we just landed on Mars when similar share data plans have been available through many carriers in Hong Kong....for as low as US$7 for 1GB per month?

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  • 2012-08-07 13:00
  • Hkkn

Wow....such a new thing. Something that should've been included ages ago

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  • 2012-08-07 12:34
  • q8Q8

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