$99/month to use WiFi?

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emerrill

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While I haven't seen it yet (server still down for me, they are likely doing each server separately), that usually means if you want to use AT&Ts wifi
 

emerrill

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I have read a few sites saying it was back up. And mine was up when others said it was down, I think they are doing each web cluster separately, meaning we may each see different things.
 

thinkart

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i saw that too. it was $79 PDA data unlimited or $99 PDA data unlimited w/ WiFi. i was scared! there is no way i can afford that. it would potentially keep me from buying the iPhone. as much as i never though anything could keep me from the iPhone, if it was 100bucks just for data i would have to decline.
 

robhon

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Don't get all uptight, everyone. It's just ATT's wifi plan. That doesn't preclude you using your own wifi in your own house, or at the local Starbucks, or at work, or at school, or anywhere except where you'd need to connect to ATT's wifi network.

I think those wifi plans usually include several other companies' wifi networks. So, if you travel a lot by air and need to work in airports, that buys you access to several networks instead of having to purchase daily access or monthly plans to several different wifi networks.
 

JDS

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Don't get all uptight, everyone. It's just ATT's wifi plan. That doesn't preclude you using your own wifi in your own house, or at the local Starbucks, or at work, or at school, or anywhere except where you'd need to connect to ATT's wifi network.

I think those wifi plans usually include several other companies' wifi networks. So, if you travel a lot by air and need to work in airports, that buys you access to several networks instead of having to purchase daily access or monthly plans to several different wifi networks.
true, but the unlimited data connect w/o wifi is still $79.99 WAY too much IMNHO.
 

ps49556n

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when they refer to "wi-fi" it is ATT-provided wifi, meaning you need to subscribe to it to gain access. It is different than public wifi spots.
 
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I believe i've seen those plans there before i don't think they are new...so maybe those are not even the plans for the iPhone.....we can only wait and see.
 
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true, but the unlimited data connect w/o wifi is still $79.99 WAY too much IMNHO.
I highly doubt the plans will be that price. Those data plans including the wi/fi have been on there for the past two weeks.

Since the iPhone will be required to have both they will make it less. Especially when verizons unlimited data plan is around $50.
 

STNLESS

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could we use this?

Smartphone Connect Plans

With SmartPhone Connect, you can browse the internet from your wireless Smartphone handset. And now, Xpress Mail is included with SmartPhone Connect Unlimited at no extra charge.


SmartPhone Connect 5MB $9.99

SmartPhone Connect Unlimited w/Xpress Mail $19.99
 

iphonenut

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Here's a quick screen shot:
i doubt that's the same thing as iPhone's wifi.

however, if it is true then i'm not getting it and i'm selling all my stock in Apple. a $99 required data plan is the nail in the coffin for AT&T and Apple.

let me just reiterate, though, that i still don't think this is the plan for the iPhone