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AT&T - The Winner

Discussion in 'Apple iPad News' started by iDan, Feb 3, 2010.

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    Fox News is reporting that AT&T was selected as the initial iPad wireless carrier simply because of pricing.
    Netbook data plans are quite a bit more with an average monthly price around $60 for 5GB of monthly usage or $35 for 200MB per month. It doesn't take much math to figure out the iPad 3G pricing is a better deal and on top of that requires no contract.

    If your wondering how the relationship between Apple and Verizon is going, so do we. It appears they are still in talks to bring the iPhone and iPad to the big red network, however there hasn't been any new details leaked. Some are now suggesting it could be possibly next year before we see this happen.
    {Source: FoxNews.com}
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    Very sad to see that Verizon isn't pushing this. If they want to put nails in the AT&T coffin, this is the way to do it.
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    Its all about the money these days..well AT&T isnt horrible or useless. So im not that mad that verison didnt get.
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    It is about money but Verizon has a chance to capitalize on all the negative sentiment that AT&T is dealing with and steal a good portion of customers nearly overnight. They just need to think long term and not short term... get the iPhone at all costs (nearly) and steal AT&T's (only) thunder.

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