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AT&T to introduce shared-data plans


Following in Verizon's footsteps, AT&T Inc. said Wednesday that it will introduce wireless plans that let subscribers connect up to 10 phones or other devices. Connected phones get unlimited calling and texting, and all devices get wireless data access. The devices tap into a limited pool of data usage, which gets renewed each month.


Verizon data plans expected to be followed by AT&T, others

Verizon’s new data plans announced on Tuesday are expected to be followed by others in the industry as wireless firms focus their attention on charges for Internet data, according to analysts... The new plans, to launch June 28, are expected to motivate families to get more devices onto a single plan, according to analyst Craig Moffett, of Sanford C. Bernstein. That business strategy benefits the biggest wireless carriers — AT&T and Verizon Wireless — and presents new problems for competitors trying to chip away at those firms’ dominance.


New Apps Seek to Help Phone Users Track Data Use

As unlimited data plans fade away, services and applications are being designed to help users manage their consumption.


AT&T relents on 'unlimited data' plan limits

AT&T Inc. backed away from an unpopular service policy after smartphone subscribers complained that the company placed unreasonable limits on its "unlimited data" plans....


Report: Sprint To Offer iPhone With Unlimited Data Plan

Report: Sprint To Offer iPhone With Unlimited Data Plan

Addicted to Netflix on your mobile phone? Good news, then. Sprint will not only get Apple's next iPhone handset, it has a plan to use it to peel users away from larger rivals AT&T and Verizon: unlimited data for $99.99 a month, Bloomberg reported Friday. Sprint's rivals now charge extra for data service.


AT&T Tweaks Data Plan for iPad 2

AT&T is adding a postpaid billing option for tablet customers, though its pricing is largely unchanged: $15 or $25 a month based on data usage.


Verizon May Follow AT&T to Tiered Pricing

Comments by Verizon's CFO suggest the company is considering following rival AT&T into a tiered pricing structure for its mobile data services. Verizon Wireless' Chief Financial Officer John Killian suggested the company may consider following a move ...


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