“AT&T’s version of the family data plan may be coming sooner than you think,” Roger Cheng reports for CNET.
“A family data plan would allow consumers to buy one bucket of data, which can be used by multiple devices, a move industry observers believe could spur the sale of non-traditional cellular devices like connected tablets,” Cheng reports. “‘I’m very comfortable with the plan that will be offered to our customers,’ AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega said on the sidelines of his company’s home security and automation event at the CTIA Wireless trade show.
Cheng reports, “He said the company knows how the plan would be structured. He, however, declined to provide any specific details on timing, and wouldn’t comment on whether it would be out in the next few months or if AT&T would beat Verizon Wireless to the punch… Verizon has said it expects to offer its own version of the family data plan by the middle of the year. Like AT&T, Verizon sees family data plans as a way to spur the sale of multiple devices and, in turn, increase data usage and adoption… One carrier not thinking of a shared family data plan is T-Mobile USA.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Yes, T-Mobile USA are far too busy planning their own funeral.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]