AT&T today said it plans to hike the data plan rates that are required with the purchase of any smartphone--including the iPhone--a reflection of the growing bandwidth demands the carrier faces.
The company's previous bottom-tier $15 plan will go up to $20, although the amount of data allocated also goes up to 300 from 200 megabytes. Likewise, the $25, 2 gigabyte plan goes up to a $30, 3GB one. Its high-end $45, 4GB plan--which includes the mobile hot-spot capability--goes up to $50 for 5GB. The new plans start on Sunday.
AT&T said existing customers can … Read more