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Originally Posted by TriplePlay;12389246 
Proof or source? tosh.0 on the first page said this:

I work for AT&T, I can't link you my email, but in the email it stated it is only for the 45 tethering plan.
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I disagree. I may or may not be the exception, but I only average about 200MB of cellular data per month, so having 4G in my next phone is totally unnecessary for my particular use. I think the only time I ever use it is in the car. Otherwise I'm always connected via wifi.

Other points to consider are how 4G/LTE will drain batteries and if you're even covered. Isn't it estimated that most people won't be covered until late 2011 or 2012? So in that regard, what's the point of 4G if you can't even utilize it?
4g phone wont be out until mid-late 2011 anyways, so by your estimates 4g coverage looks to be on time or off by a couple mo.

I just don't see switching early when the better phone will be out just a few months later.


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But on topic, I have the $25 2GB plan (no tethering) and did not receive any such text as tosh claimed.
    
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post #43 of 77
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I work for AT&T, I can't link you my email, but in the email it stated it is only for the 45 tethering plan.
So the fellow on the first page is either lying or got a glitch?

Well I'll just not trust either of you and just hope that I get it, as the one news article I found about it online didn't specify which data plans are affected

[EDIT] Ok, I believe you, Tom1121.
Edited by TriplePlay - 2/14/11 at 7:43pm
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Everything I've read up to this point was that with At&t's tethering plan it's an extra $20 a month for an extra 2gb on top of the 2 already provided by the regular data plan. Why would they announce this if it's just for the tethering plan if that was already the price?
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See for yourself TriplePlay

http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-pho...aging+%26+Data


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Everything I've read up to this point was that with At&t's tethering plan it's an extra $20 a month for an extra 2gb on top of the 2 already provided by the regular data plan. Why would they announce this if it's just for the tethering plan if that was already the price?
They announced it because it used to be $45 for 2GB with tethering, not 4GB with tethering.
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Cool, that's what I was hoping to see. I didn't bother going to AT&T's site because I honestly do not like browsing their site.

Thanks though!
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Cool, that's what I was hoping to see. I didn't bother going to AT&T's site because I honestly do not like browsing their site.

Thanks though!
No problem! You'll be first to get my PM if I screwed up and they do end up doing all 4GB plans!
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No problem! You'll be first to get my PM if I screwed up and they do end up doing all 4GB plans!
Awesome!

That would be quite nice if they did that. Although I've only had my phone for about 1 1/2 months, I haven't gotten close to the 2GB cap, since I don't tether and I've usually got either a computer or wifi in my area, so I don't have to use my data plan all that terribly much. I think it looks like I generally hover around 200mb each month (estimating a projection for this month).
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Awesome!

That would be quite nice if they did that. Although I've only had my phone for about 1 1/2 months, I haven't gotten close to the 2GB cap, since I don't tether and I've usually got either a computer or wifi in my area, so I don't have to use my data plan all that terribly much. I think it looks like I generally hover around 200mb each month (estimating a projection for this month).
Haha yeah me too, I just use WiFi at home and I'm fine with 2GB. The only people who use over that must be the streaming music fanatics or the Tether's that download tons of stuff.
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