Users keep AT&T grandfathered unlimited data plan when upgrading to iPhone 5

“The future of unlimited data on AT&T and Verizon doesn’t look promising, but potential iPhone 5 owners with grandfathered unlimited data plans on AT&T can rest easy. AT&T today confirmed that it will allow grandfathered customers with unlimited data to keep their plans when upgrading to the iPhone 5,” Alex Heath reports for Cult of Mac.

“Unlike Verizon, AT&T will let its customers keep unlimited data if they buy a subsidized or unsubsidized iPhone 5. Verizon requires that customers pay the full, unsubsidized price of the device to keep unlimited data,” Heath reports.

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Arline M.” for the heads up.]


  1. I had spoken to a representative the other day and the people like us with the grandfathered AT&T unlimited data plan has nothing to worry about loosing it when we upgrade. Even if we decide to go to an Amdroid Phone. The only way we loose it if we do not want the plan anymore. For example if you want to use the new iOS 6 Facetine over cellular you loose the unlimited data, pay $40.00 or more for a new data plan.

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