AT&T will launch shared data plans on August 23. The new data plans will let you share data between all the mobile devices you and your family use, eliminating the need for separate plans for each device.
Plans are priced based upon GB usage and are available from 1GB to 20GB. Each plan requires at least one smartphone and will allow data-sharing with up to nine devices. One smartphone will receive unlimited talk and text data. An extra charge will apply for additional phones. Each plan includes tethering, and access to over 30,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots.
Don’t worry. AT&T’s Mobile Share plans won’t be mandatory for new customers.
Watch those data overages. With the Mobile Share plans, overages will cost you $15 per GB, as opposed to the $10 per GB with a traditional plan.
The AT&T website has set up a Mobile Share Planner tool to help you determine the right plan for you.