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You haters on ATT lulz. I still have the unlimited data and texting, had it before these plans so they can't take it away!
 
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This is news? a few years ago it was calculated that text messaging in the UK costed nearly a million quid per GB...
this is oooooold news
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Glad i switched to Sprint. What I pay now for 5 phones with unlimited everything is the same as i paid for 2 blackberrys with NO DATA PLAN 1400min and unlimited TXT no pic mail tho. like its ridiculous really.Glad i switched
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Another reason why I don't want ATT to merge with T-mobile
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Originally Posted by snoball;14632697 
You haters on ATT lulz. I still have the unlimited data and texting, had it before these plans so they can't take it away!

Just hope they don't catch your imei number lol.
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Another reason why I don't want ATT to merge with T-mobile

I'm just hoping that when it's all said and done, they let T-Mobile customers out of their contracts for cheaper so they can leave.
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I can't wait til the day that wifi is everywhere and cheap communications options will be plentiful. The amount of money that phone/cable/interweb providers charge is highway robbery to put it mildly.
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It's too bad I have family unlimited texting for $35.00 which I guess beats having 2 $20 unlimited plans but only by $5.00... It's a real PITA...

Data plan is already robbery, why my unlimited data doesn't include texting is beyond me aswell.

Anyways this is not new news really besides the ATT limited to no more 500 msg plan or whatever for $10 or so.

A text costs like .001 and they charge .15 for non-plan users...

You have to send like 500 million messages to actually get your money's worth
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At&t will have to grandfather t-mobile contracts when the merger is complete. If they offer an exit option that will be little to no impact on me (wishful thinking tbh wink.gif), I'm leaving t-mobile. Will have to checkout Sprint for unlimited plans. Their coverage is pretty good in my area (similar to t-mobile).
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This is why you use a 3rd party program for text messages, and even phone calls whenever you have 3G access so you're not using any messaging or minutes from your plan. That is of course unless you get close to your 2GB limit, then you could at least do this for messages.
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