at&t Hearts Tablets

Quick on the heals of the Ipad 2 announcement Apples formerly favorite wireless providers rolled out a new pricing plan specifically designed for tablets. Sporting both a pay in advance and a post pay option the deal really doesn’t look to bad. From the at&t website:

Customers may choose from the following options.

Postpaid:  $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB.  Customers on the 2 GB plan who exceed their monthly data allotment will be charged $10 per 1 GB of overage.  Charges will appear on customers’ monthly wireless statements.

Prepaid:  $14.99 for 250 MB or $25 for 2 GB.  Customers on the 2 GB plan who exceed their monthly data allotment may choose to purchase an additional 2 GB for $25.  Charges will appear on customers’ credit card statements.

Both options are month-to-month and do not require a long-term commitment.

The primary difference seems to be that it will cost you $5 more for the overage per 2GB on the Prepaid vs. the Postpaid. While it isn’t the ideal unlimited data for X reasonable price that we’d all like to see it does seem to be a step in the right direction and a viable alternative for the price and bandwidth conservatives out there.

Source: at&t

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Brock Hatfield had written 10 articles for TEKNAMI

Currently a tech industry insider working at a Fortune top 20 company, co-founder and creative director of FatHat Games and an avid blogger. He started in what could be considered the coal mines of the tech industry doing phone support for a local ISP. In his 14 year career he has done IT work in businesses ranging from printing, publishing, healthcare and industry.