Granfathered data plan rules?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by T4R06, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. T4R06 macrumors 65816

    Oct 8, 2007
    ok, i am a 3G owner and currently the sim that i am using is my aircard.
    the micro sim is never activated.

    my question now is, if i activated today (micro-sim) i am entitled for the $29 unlimited for the month of (June). then the next month (July) im going to skip it. if i decided to activate again on the month of (August) will i get the same data plan? or at&t will give me the new $25 2GB plan?
  2. Oman macrumors regular

    Jun 23, 2008
    To skip a month means to cancel your plan, and once you cancel that will be the end of your "grandfathered" ability to keep your $30 unlimited. You must understand, there is no putting your account on hold, either it is active or canceled. Once you cancel you will have to renew and you will not be able to renew under a plan that is no longer available. :(
  3. poloponies Suspended

    May 3, 2010
    The grandfathering is a contractless contract. As long as you keep the account active, you get the benefit of that bargain. If you skip a month then grandfathering is no longer in effect.
  4. T4R06 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Oct 8, 2007
    ok understood. thanks boys
    ill stick with my aircard sim mod for now :)
  5. Chupa Chupa macrumors G5

    Chupa Chupa

    Jul 16, 2002
    It works like this:

    1) Activate the unlimited plan
    2) In 30 days it will auto-renew.
    3) If you don't need 3G that month cancel service.
    4) When you do need service again activate and ATT will send over a courier to your home or office.
    5) When courier arrives bend over and let him kick the weak sauce, overpriced 2G plan you know where.
    6) Limp around in pain knowing that is the price for trusting ATTs word.
  6. T4R06 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Oct 8, 2007
    one more.. i think ill go for it today

    what if i choose the $14.99 for now and the next month i decided to go on the next level. will at&t give me the $29.99? unlimited?
  7. WilliamG macrumors G3

    Mar 29, 2008
    Which part of "NO" doesn't make sense to you? :p
  8. Soura2112 macrumors 6502

    Jun 26, 2008

    A's far A's i understand if your not on unlimited by the 7th then you will never get it. Though I think they will fix this problem, it's just way to messed up especially since Jobs said it when he showed us the iPad, but that's just my guess, and who knows how this will get people madder at At&t

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