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Jan Whitaker jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Sat Sep 14 16:23:46 AEST 2013

Keep in mind, that as far as I know still, the US plans are each side 
pays for part of the call - the caller and the receiver. Is that 
still true, Scott? It wouldn't impact on data traffic, but it would 
for voice calls. Is there a charge for receiving an SMS?


At 04:11 PM 14/09/2013, Scott Howard wrote:
>On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 6:29 AM, Karl Schaffarczyk <
>karl.schaffarczyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A quick look at Verizon USA had plans which included 2,4,6,8,10Gb of data.
> >
>Note that these are shared plans. Although it's possible to use all of this
>data allocation on a single device, the expectation (especially for the
>higher data levels) is that it would be shared across multiple devices.
> > The starting point of 2Gb/month tells a whole story by itself.
> >
>It does tell a story, but it's probably not the one that you're thinking.
>  Over the past few years the US mobile providers have become increasingly
>arrogant regarding their plans.  Verizon do indeed have a minimum
>smartphone plan of 2Gb plus unlimited calls/SMS - which is all well and
>good if you're willing to pay the ~$110/month it'll cost you (including
>taxes/etc).  If you'd rather pay less for a smaller plan, you're out of
>luck.  (FWIW, the nearest equivalent Vodafone Australia plan costs A$80
>incl GST, with 2.5GB data).
>AT&T removed their 1GB and 2GB options, instead only offering 300MB (at the
>same price as the old 2GB plan) and 3GB and higher. They also removed all
>of their SMS plans except their "unlimited" one.  You can read into that
>anything regarding usage.
>   Scott
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