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Old 04-19-2016, 11:00 PM
 
Location: God's Gift to Mankind for flying anything
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Our two year contract was to expire in September. We received a letter from AT&T about an additional $10 fee to continue our unlimited data plan, but we could cancel without penalty. We opted to cancel and opted for a 6G plan split between two phones. We are now paying about $50 a month less and no longer locked into a contract and we own our phones free and clear
Do you mean *shared* between two phones or really, split between two phones, like each has 3G per phone or some other combination.
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Old 04-20-2016, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Ocala, FL
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All current data plans are shared. Each device doesn't have 3 Gb of its own. One device can use 5 Gb and the other 1Gb for example
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Old 04-23-2016, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Update: The offer was still good (ETF waived) so I ported my number to Cricket, signed up for the 2.5 data plan and contacted AT&T to begin the process for unlocking the phone. The request was immediately approved but I have no idea whether it was successful. Yet.
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Old 04-25-2016, 10:29 PM
 
Location: Henderson
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I haven't checked but I suspect my time to cancel has passed. But...are you saying you stayed with AT&T? If so, did you ask AT&T to unlock your phone? I've seen posts on other forums where the subscriber had to leave AT&T to get the phone unlocked.
Yes, we ended up staying with AT&T. We unlocked our phones, but they didn't want to at first. I read her the letter AT&T sent, she spoke with her supervisor and they relented.
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Old 04-26-2016, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Yes, we ended up staying with AT&T. We unlocked our phones, but they didn't want to at first. I read her the letter AT&T sent, she spoke with her supervisor and they relented.
As noted above, I switched to Cricket. I would have considered staying with AT&T if I knew they would unlock my phone even if I stayed. There were quite a few reports that indicated AT&T would not unlock the phones as long as At&T was the carrier.

That said, once I futzed around with the phone I managed to have it unlocked. Since I am now on a prepaid plan I will probably port to a prepaid Verizon carrier when I am spending a month or more in NH. I like having the ability to change carriers depending on where I'm traveling.
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Old 04-26-2016, 04:43 PM
 
Location: McAllen, TX
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Verizon is CDMA. Will not work with your GSM phone, unlocked or otherwise. Cricket has a 5gb plan and there is also Straight Talk to consider. Same network as AT&T if you choose. I use ST, have the 5gb data plan and pay $45 a month (same as cricket), unlimited talk and text. I am happy with Straight Talk. 4G speed is good, slightly faster for ST than Cricket. I would just stick with cricket and up the plan to the 5gb.
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Old 04-27-2016, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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His/her iPhone 6s is compatable with all North American carriers as is my 6. Apple no longer makes carrier specific phones.
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Verizon is CDMA. Will not work with your GSM phone, unlocked or not.
Not so. See my previous post. Apple found it less of a hassle to no longer make carrier specific phones.
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