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AT&T Shared Data Kicks Off August 23rd

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Some things never change.


Aug 6, 2012, 3:37 PM
Whenever one of these two invents a moneymaking scheme the other is sure to follow.

Aug 6, 2012, 4:06 PM
Just a small FYI...Ralph De La Vega spoke to shared data plans last year at CES when he announced the first Atrix 4g phone. So, this has been in the works for years from both companies. Not really a sudden thing.

Aug 6, 2012, 6:55 PM
I understand. AT&T may have been the first to speak to Shared Data. It seems I remember it that way which is why I took care not to accuse them of following Verizon's every move. Sure, I am Verizon's No. 1 fanboy, but I can calm it down every now and then.

Aug 7, 2012, 1:44 AM
These plans may actually work out better for some. I actually compared my current plan with some of the sample plans and it actually seems like a better deal. Unlimited minutes and text, with 10gigs of data. Now, obviously I would have to see the actual plans and read the fine print but, just maybe. Currently, 700 minutes with unlimited but, throttled data at 3gigs and my wife has 2 gigs on here. Almost seems like a no brainer but, fine print is what gets us. I guess we shall see.

On another note, I believe Tmobile is considering this idea, if I'm remembering an article I read a while back correctly. So, this may be the future of mobile communication. Unless somebody comes up with a way to seriously compress spectrum, while increasing dat...

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