Which AT&T data plans are compatible?
ian.douglas at iandouglas.com
Tue Jul 29 23:05:53 CEST 2008
Just don't try tethering (using your phone as a modem) on their cheap
data plan, or they'll hit you with "overage" fees or tell you to convert
to the smarthphone plan.
Steven ** wrote:
> My understanding is that it's marketing BS and there isn't much (if
> any) difference between those unlimited data plans. The difference
> seems to be what AT&T is willing to sell you. If you have a crappy
> old phone, they'll sell you a cheap data plan because they figure you
> won't use it. If you have a smartphone, they figure you might
> actually be able to and want to browse the web and therefore charge
> you more.
> What I'm thinking of trying is taking my old, crappy flip-phone into
> the store when asking about data plans. That should get me the cheap
> plan. Then just pop the SIM card back into my Neo. I'm betting I'll
> have full internet. Worst case scenario: I'll have to tunnel
> everything through port 80.
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 10:55 AM, Dimitri <spam2 at eflamenco.com> wrote:
>> I've set up an ATT pay-as-you-go plan, and I'm able to send/receive calls and
>> text messages.
>> (I had to wiggle the sim card for the phone to recognize the att network: a
>> hardware flaw that's been discussed to death.)
>> Which ATT data plans are compatible with the Freerunner?
>> There's a ton of them available, with radically different pricing for
>> I see names like "PDA Personal", "MediaNet", "DataConnect", and a bunch of
>> Which ATT data access plans are compatible with Openmoko?
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