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Verizon To Axe Unlimited Data Once Their New Data Share Plans Go Live

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Verizon Wireless has been working on bringing shared data plans to market for months now, but it turns out not everyone may enjoy making that transition. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo said at an investor conference earlier today that users on those wonderful old grandfathered unlimited data plans will soon have...
Verizon To Axe Unlimited Data Once Their New Data Share Plans Go Live
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FaceTime over cellular coming for more AT&T customers

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Little by little AT&T is backing off its initial policy of enabling Apple’s FaceTime service over a cellular connection to only certain customers. On Wednesday, the carrier said it would open the capability to iPhone or iPad users on tiered data plans. The update will be rolled out sometime over...
FaceTime over cellular coming for more AT&T customers

AT&T to Face Net Neutrality Complaint Regarding FaceTime Over Cellular Limitation

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Late last month, we noted that net neutrality organization Public Knowledge had accused AT&T of violating Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules in limiting use of the forthcoming FaceTime over Cellular feature in iOS 6 to customers on the carrier's new Mobile Share plans. AT&T responded to note that it was...
AT&T to Face Net Neutrality Complaint Regarding FaceTime Over Cellular Limitation

AT&T to Begin Offering Shared Data Plans in Late August

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Following Verizon's move to shared data plans last month, AT&T announced its own shift scheduled for late August. The new system offers a similar setup to Verizon's, with all plans including unlimited talk and text and monthly service pricing being based simply on the total data allotment and number and...
AT&T to Begin Offering Shared Data Plans in Late August

AT&T: FaceTime over cellular feature to be included in Mobile Share plans at no extra charge

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AT&T is offering a bit of clarification about rumors circling around a standalone feature offering FaceTime over Cellular for an additional charge: it will actually be included at no extra cost, but only for those customers who opt for the Mobile Share plans. Anyone on the grandfathered unlimited data...
AT&T: FaceTime over cellular feature to be included in Mobile Share plans at no extra charge

AT&T Defends FaceTime Over 3G Decision, Says It Isn't Violating Net Neutrality

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AT&T ruffled more than a few feathers last week when it announced that only customers on the carrier’s new Mobile Share plans would be able to use iOS 6′s FaceTime over 3G feature. Almost immediately, people began to wonder whether or not this course of action put AT&T at odds...
AT&T Defends FaceTime Over 3G Decision, Says It Isn't Violating Net Neutrality
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Verizon Planning to End Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans With LTE Switch

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U.S. cellular carrier Verizon is planning to move its customers who still have unlimited data plans for their smartphones to its new family data-share plans as customers switch to LTE data plans. The iPhone was initially offered with unlimited data plans when it launched on Verizon several years ago, but...
Verizon Planning to End Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans With LTE Switch
AT&T confirms you can keep unlimited data plans with iPhone 5
AT&T catches up to Verizon with "Mobile Share" data plans

AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else

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More than a few AT&T customers got worked up a few weeks back when a peculiar pop-up in iOS 6 Beta 3 pointed to the possibility that the carrier would charge people to use FaceTime over its wireless data network. Well, that’s officially not that case — AT&T just confirmed...
AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else
AT&T ends on-contract pricing for tablets (which never made sense anyway)

AT&T opens FaceTime to all tiered data plans

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Following up on a silent rollout, AT&T has formally announced plans to enable FaceTime calls with any tiered data plan. The carrier previously lifted a policy restricting FaceTime to Mobile Share plans, but still required a device with a tiered plan and LTE, blocking out the iPhone 4S. "We have...
AT&T opens FaceTime to all tiered data plans
Verizon to kill grandfathered unlimited data plans for customers upgrading to LTE devices

AT&T's new sharing plans optional, undercut Verizon on price

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AT&T revealed the shared data plans it’s been hinting at for so long. The new pricing structure looks very similar to the shared tiers Verizon announced last month, charging a per-line rate for each device, bundling in unlimited voice and SMS and offering a flat fee for buckets of common...
AT&T's new sharing plans optional, undercut Verizon on price

GameStop Mobile will not be an MVNO; company still testing sales of prepaid SIMs from other carriers

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In a recent interview with us, GameStop CEO Paul Rainer confirmed that GameStop Mobile -- an entity that appeared to be on the brink of selling prepaid GSM SIM cards to GameStop patrons -- is nothing more than "a mockup." If you'll recall, an entire website launched back in...
GameStop Mobile will not be an MVNO; company still testing sales of prepaid SIMs from other carriers

AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind

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We can't vouch with any certainty that individual subscribers have embraced AT&T's Mobile Share plans with open arms. Corporate customers (and simply the very well-heeled) are another matter: they could use big buckets of data to get their many devices online, which is why AT&T is adding considerably more...
AT&T intros extra-large Mobile Share and pooled data plans with business in mind

AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app

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Having come under fire with the announcement that only customers signed up to one of its Mobile Share plans can utilise Apple’s FaceTime service over a cellular connection, US operator AT&T has taken the legal approach to explain its decision to customers, stating that because the app is preloaded, it...
AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app

AT&T responds to FaceTime controversy - says it is allowed to block FaceTime because it is a pre-installed app

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AT&T just put up a lengthy response to the FaceTime controversy it started when it announced that only users of its new,  more expensive Mobile Share Plans may use Apple’s new feature.  In short, AT&T says it is not bound by FCC Net Neutrality laws on FaceTime because it is...
AT&T responds to FaceTime controversy - says it is allowed to block FaceTime because it is a pre-installed app

Help! These data share plans are too confusing (FAQ)

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If you're confused about AT&T's and Verizon's new mobile data share plans, you're not alone. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the plans in this FAQ. [Read more]...
Help! These data share plans are too confusing (FAQ)

Crunching the Numbers on Verizon and AT&T's Shared-Data Plans

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Long in the works, AT&T finally introduced its new shared-data plans today, giving customers the option to share a bucket of data among up to 10 devices on one account. The Mobile Share plans will launch in late August and will provide unlimited voice and text messages. The carrier’s move...
Crunching the Numbers on Verizon and AT&T's Shared-Data Plans
Lucky you: AT&T says its mobile share plans are actually too good

How AT&T got me to finally let go of unlimited data

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I’m one of those people who was grandfathered in to AT&T’s unlimited smartphone data plans, and for a long time I was quietly determined not to let go of it. It was partly the principle of the thing. (“My mobile digital lifestyle shall know no bounds!”) It was also the...
How AT&T got me to finally let go of unlimited data

AT&T: We're not violating FCC rules with FaceTime restrictions

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AT&T stirred up a little controversy among iPhone users last Friday when it let customers know it planned to block Apple’s FaceTime video chat over cellular for customers who don’t buy into one of its new Mobile Share plans. iPhone users cried foul, circulated online petitions and claimed the FCC...
AT&T: We're not violating FCC rules with FaceTime restrictions

AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers

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AT&T on Monday said it plans to more broadly enable the use of Apple’s FaceTime for users over its cellular network in the next few weeks, and by year’s end plans to allow video chat apps use over its network by all customers. This latest position on FaceTime and similar...
AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers
AT&T extending FaceTime over celluar to more users, including those with unlimited data

AT&T cellular FaceTime limited to Mobile Share plans

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AT&T announced today that only customers paying for one of its Mobile Share plans will be able to use Apple's FaceTime feature over a cellular connection. The carrier touts FaceTime as "an added benefit" of its new data plans, and users with individual or family plans will have to rely...
AT&T cellular FaceTime limited to Mobile Share plans

Today in Tech: PayPal trumps Square, partners with Discover

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For AT&T users, FaceTime over cellular Mobile Share plans online; the 10 top startups from YCombinator's Demo Day. PayPal trumps Square's deal with Starbucks by partnering with Discover [ALL THINGS D] Under a new partnership being announced with Discover, PayPal is super-sizing the number of U.S. merchant locations it will be...
Today in Tech: PayPal trumps Square, partners with Discover
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