AT&T to Offer Free Wi-Fi to Windows Mobile Phones
Today AT&T said that beginning September 14, it will offer free access to its network of Wi-Fi hotspots to Windows Mobile devices. The service will first be available on Samsung's Jack, Propel Pro and Epix Windows Mobile devices and AT&T will support all Windows Mobile 6.5 devices moving forward. As long as customers have a qualifying data plan, they'll be able to access AT&T's hotspots free of charge. AT&T also said that the devices will be able to auto-authenticate. AT&T offers a similar service for the iPhone, BlackBerries and LaptopConnect.
It is hardly free!
Very Happy About The Required Data Plan
So hopefully with this new rule in place it will curb the amount of normal fools who buy a Blackberry when they could have easily purchased a fully qwerty messanging phone like the Samsung Impression, or Nokia Surge.
Why buy a phone that works best when its data plan is turned on just to use it for text messaging.
These are the top three groups of people who caused this to happen:
1.) People buying non-AT&T phones then trying to use them on our network. (Ex: Verizon Tour, they can use the $10 data plan since our syst...
This should be free with ATT data plans anyway...
Anybody have a link to the ATT announcement