Grandfather Unlimited Plan, Does This Mean No More Softcaps?

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  1. icebeam17 macrumors newbie

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    Basically with the grandfathering of the unlimited plans does this mean that those of us who keep them will actually have UNLIMITED data? I mean, what would be the point of still paying the 30 a month if we were still subject to the 5GB limitations right?
     
  2. STEVESKI07 macrumors 68000

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    I don't think there is even a 5gb "softcap" limit right now. Even if there is, wouldn't you rather pay $30 for 5gb instead of $25 for 2gb?
     
  3. Geckotek macrumors G3

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  4. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    There is not, nor has there ever been, a "softcap" on AT&T's Unlimited Data for iPhone plan.
     
  5. Vandam500 macrumors 68000

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    Correct, there is no softcap now. I have gone over 5GB a couple of times and other people I know have used even more without any type of fee.
     
  6. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    In other news, there still is no soft cap for the iPhone.
     
  7. masterlimp macrumors member

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    In other news, you're wrong:

    http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/legal/plan-terms.jsp#data
     
  8. Geckotek macrumors G3

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  9. masterlimp macrumors member

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    Wrong.

    http://www.wireless.att.com/cell-phone-service/legal/plan-terms.jsp

    The iPhone specific text does not overrule the data terms (bottom of section 1, iPhone specific). See bolded part on section 2.
    2) WIRELESS DATA SERVICE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (applies to all customers)




    Apparently you are part of the world of people who cannot comprehend what they read. *Shrug*.
     
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  11. ngenerator macrumors 68000

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    Ahh I can't wait to check the responses to this BS in the morning.
     
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  13. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    Kind of like those that insist Verizon will NEVER get an iPhone? :p
     
  14. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Lol:D
    Never say never my friend.
     
  15. Geckotek macrumors G3

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  16. masterlimp macrumors member

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    *Facepalm*

    Your link is absolutely irrelevant. Go to your AT&T account and view your contract for the line with an iPhone. It takes you to that page. The header you refer to is for the next section. Maybe your kindergarten teacher will teach you how paragraph and sections work tomorrow? We can only hope.

    Those terms apply to ALL AT&T customers.

    You have just thoroughly been
    OWNED.


    Says the guy who cannot refute any points but follows a person from thread to thread. On the ignore list you go.
     
  17. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    Wow, you are really hard headed. ALL AT&T CUSTOMERS WITH THE PLANS DESCRIBED.

    You keep showing plans that include tethering. The matrix clearly lays it all out. Smartphone plans WITHOUT tethering have no cap. Simple. Done. Over. GIVE IT UP. You couldn't own me in your dreams bud.

    Hahaha...and if he did ignore me, I guess he can continue in his ignorance.

    Edit: In case you didn't ignore me, here's your kindergarten lesson....

    Paragraph 1:

    Notice, no mention of a 5 GB limit.

    Paragraph 2:
    Ah yes, in a paragraph clearly directed to users that have a smartphone plan WITH tethering, there is a mention of a 5 GB limit.

    I don't have a smartphone plan with tethering, do you?

    Lesson over for today...you're tiring me out with this crap.
     
  18. kodek macrumors member

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    Geckotek is right. If you go in the data usage terms of use (the entire thing, not just what applies to iPhone users), and you do a search for "5 GB," you only find two references. One is in the DataConnect section (which is what laptops use), and the other is for smartphones/blackberries with tethering. Nothing outside of those two sections mentions a limit of any kind.

    Boom, headshot!
     
  19. Applejuiced macrumors Westmere

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    Boom :D
     
  20. lovemyipad macrumors member

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    that was really smart. good job.

    i got my money on geckotek. he's right.
     
  21. ngenerator macrumors 68000

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    Ahh yes, the ignore list that you just learned about and were able to use as of what, today? Likewise friend, here's to not hearing you jaw on anymore :D
     
  22. Wreckem macrumors member

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    Technically, per ALL wireless contracts, the carriers CAN change things with notification, if you don't cancel with in XX number of days from the time their notification was sent you can still be socked with the ETF.

    Its like when Sprint started charging people with spending limits an extra $5 per month(waived with autopay). They sent out notifications over the Xmas holiday. When people bitched, which was too late for most people, they were kindly reminded they missed their chance to cancel without an ETF.

    AT&T at ANYTIME can cap your data. If you dont like it you will have, I think, 30 days to cancel(it might be 60) and not face an ETF.

    People are kidding themselves if you think AT&T wont put a hard cap of 5GB on the "unlimited" plans in the near future and eventually kill it off.
     
  23. Geckotek macrumors G3

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    But the argument is this....that as of now...and in the past, there has been NO softcap. So this entire thread is pointless.
     
  24. ngenerator macrumors 68000

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    Exactly! :D But whatevs, haters gon' hate...
     

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