We sure hope AT&T can get a signal from the top of that bandwagon.
According to its press release, a four-line plan costs $180 for unlimited talk, text, and data. According to a CNET comparison, AT&T’s new plan wasn’t all that appealing on a line-by-line basis. At $180 for unlimited talk, text, and data, it was on par, however, with its competitors.
Like its competitors, AT&T’s ‘unlimited’ plan throttles users after they’ve used 22GBs of data on one line — meaning your connection will slow down.
Worse, there’s no plan to support tethering. T-Mobile and Verizon both offer a 10GB tethering allotment.
According to USA Today, the AT&T plan won’t include a mobile hotspot function, either.
This isn’t the first time AT&T has offered an unlimited plan. Previously, DirectTV or U-Verse TV subscribers were eligible.