AT&T rolls out new data plans for smartphones and tablets


Top telecommunications provider AT&T is going to roll out new wireless data plans as their subscribers are needing more to surf, text and email from their smartphones and tablets.

AT&T announced last Wednesday that they are releasing new plans to accommodate the needs of their subscribers. They added that these are going to be heftier than their current plans.

The new price list is going to took effect January 22. Current subscribers need not change their plans but are given the option to upgrade to the new one.

Smartphone users who pays a monthly rate of $15 for a 200 MB plan has an option to upgrade to a 300 MB plan for $20. A 2 gigabyte plan will cost you $25 and a 3 GB plan will cost you $30.

Tablets users on the other hand will have a new 3 GB plan for $30 and a 5 GB plan will cost them $50.

AT&T said that data usage among their subscribers have been rising on a rate of 40% per year. This is the reason behind their decision to create a new data plan to offer their clientele. Users who go over their data plans pay a huge fee.

According to David Christopher, Chief Marketing Officer for AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets, “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.”