AT&T: iPhone 3GS Plan: $30/month, tethering + MMS absent | iLounge News

News

AT&T: iPhone 3GS Plan: $30/month, tethering + MMS absent

In conjunction with Apple, AT&T today announced details of its rate plans for the iPhone 3GS, which will continue to offer “unlimited data” access but without any promises of support for tethering or multi-media messaging (MMS). The iPhone 3GS rate plan will cost $30 per month, with speed performance varying by area—an Apple press release notes that higher-speed 7.2Mb/s HSDPA will be offered “where available” without adding additional information. Tethering, a feature that enables the iPhone 3GS to work as a modem for a Mac or PC, is supported by the iPhone OS 3.0 but has been given no date of availability by AT&T, while MMS support will be coming in “late Summer,” with no clear details on pricing. AT&T is the exclusive carrier of the iPhone 3GS in the United States, as it has been for the original iPhone and iPhone 3G; users have complained about slow data speeds, dropped calls, activation computer issues, and other aspects of the AT&T experience during and after both prior launches.

« WWDC Keynote heightens iPhone 3.0 accessory concerns

AT&T: 3G Upgraders pay $200 more for iPhone 3GS »

Related Stories

Comments

21

It says no promises to MMS and Tethering, Does that mean they can not promise that we will be eligible to upgrade to it. Or does it mean that we cant upgrade to it at all?

Plus, It says the speed varies, does that mean the internet and calls? And does it take the 3G out?

ugh, too expensive for everything.. i just want an iPhone 3GS

Posted by Nuckatucka on June 30, 2009 at 5:00 PM (CDT)

22

how much is it for a plan that lets me call people and go on line per month

Posted by paul on September 24, 2011 at 3:55 PM (CDT)

Page 2 of 2 pages  < 1 2

If you have a comment, news tip, advertising inquiry, or coverage request, a question about iPods/iPhones/iPad or accessories, or if you sell or market iPod/iPhone/iPad products or services, read iLounge's Comments + Questions policies before posting, and fully identify yourself if you do. We will delete comments containing advertising, astroturfing, trolling, personal attacks, offensive language, or other objectionable content, then ban and/or publicly identify violators.

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.
Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter

Email:

Recent News

Recent Reviews

Recent Articles

Sign up for the iLounge Weekly Newsletter

Email:

iLounge is an independent resource for all things iPod, iPhone, iPad, and beyond.
iPod, iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Apple TV, Mac, and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc.
iLounge is © 2001 - 2014 iLounge, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy