iPad AT&T Add 1GB Data For Seven Days $.99

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    New option for 1GB data for 7 days for $.99. Very cool!
     
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    That's actually very cool and could sway my ipad mini purchase decision.
     
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    Ok now something seems wrong on this. I just checked and I can get 1 GB for $0.99 for 7 days but then that would mean 4 GB for $4 a month. What's the catch?
     
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    I'm thinking it's a limited time thing.

    I have a Nexus 7 with an AT&T account. I don't get this deal when I log into my account on the website. It's only for iPad accounts.
     
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    Nothing is wrong. Its a 7 days only ;) promotional
     
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    One time deal? As in only this once and then it changes to a monthly plan?
     
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    Nobody knows yet what happens since no one has reached the end of the seven days yet.

    I bought my iPad on Thursday and signed up for the 3GB deal and the 7 day deal was not there.
     
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    No deal like that at my local AT&T store and they are pretty much up on things.

    Time to provide some proof for this since most would jump at this opportunity. Until then, ...
     
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    Your proof, it's only on the iPad. AT&T are clueless.
     

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    She beat me to posting that. :eek:

    Why would I have posted the thread without knowing it was true? My post was stated as a fact.
     
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    Thanks, I will check my Mini when I get home.

    Unless nothing needs to be done to get it when you are on your plan/contract, guess this is why AT&T is clueless.
     
  12. AppleRobert, Jun 10, 2013
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    The AT&T store wanted proof. Like I said, this store is pretty much up on things and has been very helpful to me.

    I just checked my Mini, my account online, and customer service. This plan is not available to me unless perhaps I have to wait for my next cycle?

    If it is just a promotion, who is it available to and when did other folks get their iPad?

    Rather strange AT&T would be clueless.

    Maybe it is not available to me cause I got my Mini at Friends and Family Pricing for cellular at AT&T for my Mini. Maybe they feel I already got a great enough deal. :)
     
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    99 cents for 1gb is too good to be true. hopefully it isn't a typo of $9.99 ;)
     
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    That is still way better than 250mb for $14.99 for 30 days.

    Typo where? On that person's Mini screenshot?
     
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    by typo I mean at&t messed up the pricing haha
     
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    anyone bought the new plan?

    does it include LTE (it is omitted from the pricing pic). is this really a separate plan, not add-on data on top of a required existing plan?
     
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    The plan has LTE and everything and the AT&T confirmation email charged only .99 cents.
     
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    If this plan stays, my next iPad will be a LTE model.
     
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    I bought the plan and i got this email. It works but its just a promo one time use i guess.
     

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  20. AutoUnion39, Jun 10, 2013
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    :(

    I was really considering picking up a unlimited sim off ebay, but they're overpriced. I really want a pay per use plan on like for a LTE-iPad, like just for a couple days at a time.

    The plans they offer now are useless to me.

    AT&T needs to introduce pay-per-day plans. Charge me ~$10 for a week of 2gb data. It would be great for people who take trips every so often. It doesn't even have to be AT&T. Even if VZW does something similar, I'll buy their version of the iPad. If I'm using more, I'd just subscribe to a normal plan or tether off my phone or work mifi.
     
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    darn! i knew there was a catch :( one time only
     
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    I signed up for this plan too. Figured there was a catch. I too wish I could purchase blocks is data and use as I see fit without a limited time frame.
     
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    I switched from the 2GB plan to this and my confirmation email does not mention it as being one time only.
     
  24. macrumors 6502a

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    Can you do a screen shot? Just want to compare the T&Cs to post #19 :cool:
     
  25. AppleRobert, Jun 11, 2013
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    I am postpaid which this option is not available. Thread is somewhat misleading and I will leave it at that.

    Still not sure why AT&T reps I talked to did not know about it.
     

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