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AT&T’s New Data Plans: The Backlash

AT&T triggered plenty of debate on Wednesday when the carrier unveiled its new tiered data plans for smartphone users and discontinued the unlimited data option for new customers. New smartphone (and iPhone) owners will have to choose between two plans: 200MB of data at $15 per month or 2GB at $25 per month.