By Telecom Lead Team: Mobile service provider AT&T has unveiled new data
plans for its smartphone and tablet customers in the U.S. All the new
plans give customers more data and value.
The new smartphone plans include
AT&T DataPlus, DataPro 3GB and DataPro 5GB. All plans are available at $20,
$30 and $50 respectively. Also, customers can get additional data by
paying $10 per additional gigabyte on the AT&T DataPro 3GB and
DataPro 5GB plans.
AT&T is providing its customers
to determine which data plan best matches their needs through various tools at
its website. The website offers a data calculator where customers can estimate
usage for their typical data activity.
“Customers are using more data
than ever before. Our new plans are driven by this increasing demand in a
highly competitive environment, and continue to deliver a great value to
customers, especially as we continue our 4G LTE deployment,”
said David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T
Mobility and Consumer Markets.
Existing smartphone and tablet
customers will have the choice of keeping their current plans or choosing one
of these new plans, and the current $14.99 for
250MB plan for tablet customers will remain available.
AT&T keep informed its customers
of their usage levels by sending usage alerts as they consume data within their
AT&T also encourages its
customers are to keep their device’s Wi-Fi turned on because data
usage over Wi-Fi does not count against a customer’s monthly data plan.
As an added value, AT&T smartphone and tablet customers have access
at no additional charge to AT&T’s 29,000 Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide the
nation’s largest Wi-Fi network.
Few days back, AT&T unveiled new developer initiatives at the sixth annual AT&T
Developer Summit. As per the new program, AT&T will support for the
development of HTML5 mobile apps with add-that-to-my-bill technology that will
make it easy for developers to monetize their applications through the AT&T