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Details of AT&T's Femtocell Slip

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How is data billed?

algorithmplus

Jan 26, 2009, 5:51 PM
I would hope you'd have unlimited data use while on the device, as, after all, it is an internet connection that *you* pay for.

I could see the voice part being unlimited but still charging for texting, data, or both.
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Jobeleca

Jan 26, 2009, 9:46 PM
There is no reason to bill you for voice or data usage since it's going through your home internet connection.

That said, this is a corporation. With Sprint's Femtocell, even though it's going over your home internet, they still bill your peak minutes for the usage anyway. I somehow doubt that AT&T would be any different.
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crackberry

Jan 26, 2009, 10:32 PM
Jobeleca said:
There is no reason to bill you for voice or data usage since it's going through your home internet connection.

That said, this is a corporation. With Sprint's Femtocell, even though it's going over your home internet, they still bill your peak minutes for the usage anyway. I somehow doubt that AT&T would be any different.

no. at&t copies everything verizon does so i'm sure they will offer unlimited if you pay for the microcell.
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KTG

Jan 27, 2009, 12:21 AM
I'd be making sure my neighbors aren't draining any of that lovely connection; especially since it's not exactly "unlimited". I'd also be making sure it's secure as possible as well. justaskgemalto.com has good digital security information for just about all digital security applications.
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Jobeleca

Jan 27, 2009, 9:25 PM
You'll have to pair it with your phone first, so that isn't a concern.
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Jobeleca

Jan 27, 2009, 9:26 PM
True enough, matching Verizon is the reason they gave when dropping all packages on Monday the bundle messages and internet and all non-ppu/unlimited internet packages.
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