Other 3 g companies to sign up with?

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    When I bought my iPad at apple they signed me up with AT&T is there cheaper companies out there and how do they stack up to AT&T ?
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    I Assume You are In The USA?

    You have no choice but AT&T for iPad 3G service. There are other threads on tethering your iPad to a smart phone such as an iPhone, or a Droid, etc to get some connectivity to the web. But as is, the iPad 3G service provider in the USA is AT&T.
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    In Canada we have lots of choices (Bell, Rogers, Telus, SaskTel), but alas, only AT&T in the US.

    T-Mobile will work on the iPad but there are no iPad plans; you'd need to buy a standard data plan. Also, the iPad doesn't support T-Mobile USA's 3G frequency (1700 MHz) so you'd be using 2.5G EDGE.
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    Guess it's only AT&T for me then thanks:)

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