Become a MacRumors Supporter for $25/year with no ads, private forums, and more!

3G/LTE users. How do you get your Data?

How do you get your Data?

  • Wi-Fi

    Votes: 12 57.1%
  • Data Plan Contract

    Votes: 11 52.4%
  • Shared Data with Smart/Super Phone

    Votes: 4 19.0%
  • Tethering

    Votes: 6 28.6%

  • Total voters
    21

bembol

macrumors 65816
Original poster
Jul 29, 2006
1,027
26
So how's MacRumors getting Data on your iPad?

I have a 6GB Data with my Voice. Rogers has a Shared plan that will cost me $2 for the first ten months and $12 afterwards. It's a month-to-month.

I have a 32GB LTE and figured $2 is worth it that I don't have to look for free Wi-Fi or worry about draining the battery on my Samsung Galaxy S3 by Tethering it.
 
Last edited:

Caliber26

macrumors 68020
Sep 25, 2009
2,063
2,167
Orlando, FL
Even though I have the LTE iPad, I cancelled the data plan after the first month. I never take it out of my home, so I just use WiFi. I had gotten the LTE model because I didn't feel like paying for tethering and draining my iPhone's battery when traveling but now that tethering will become a free feature (once AT&T starts offering the shard data plans), I will just use that to connect my iPad when traveling and WiFi isn't available. Whenever a new iPad comes out, I'll upgrade to a WiFi-only model.
 
Last edited:
Comment

Gav2k

macrumors G3
Jul 24, 2009
9,216
1,607
I'm on three mobile (iPhone) and have unlimited data as well as tethering so I use that but my ipad3 has an O2 sim in it for the odd area that three might not be available, not that I've had that issue in the past!
 
Comment
Register on MacRumors! This sidebar will go away, and you'll see fewer ads.