What US plans are people using?

Brandon Kruger bmk789 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 02:33:05 CEST 2008

On Tue April 22 2008 8:13:02 pm ian douglas wrote:
> Brandon Kruger wrote:
> > I have the "Media Net Unlimited" package which gives me unlimied data
> > usage for $15/month.  Just try not to let them know it's for a PDA-ish
> > device or they may try to make you get the $60 equivalent for PDAs
> > instead.
> The $60 equivalent includes "tethering" which lets you use your
> PDA/Smartphone (like my Blackjack 2) as a USB modem to connect some
> other data device like a laptop. It would be inapplicable in this case,
> as the Neo/Freerunner will behave on its own as a PDA/Smartphone, and
> AT&T will gladly sell you just the Media Net Unlimited plan for a
> Smartphone without requiring the tethering option.
> I had to ask explicitly three times with three reps back in December to
> GET the tethering option turned on for my Blackjack 2 so I could use my
> laptop wherever I went. Once the Freerunner is released, I might scale
> back on the tethering since between my Blackjack 2 on AT&T, Freerunner
> on TMobile, and now a Blackberry on Verizon, I'm pretty much covered,
> much to my wife's chagrin.
> -id
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It may not be allowed in the fine print, but I never had any problems 
tethering my A707 with that plan to my laptop over BT or USB.

Brandon Kruger <bmk789 at gmail.com>
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