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AT&T (T) adds 4G support to its GoPhone prepaid plans, as well as new plans that range from...

AT&T (T) adds 4G support to its GoPhone prepaid plans, as well as new plans that range from $25-$60/month. The update comes a month after AT&T launched its 3G-only AIO prepaid plans, which Ma Bell said are (relative to GoPhone) focused on customers who want unlimited voice and more phone options; the two costliest new GoPhone plans also offer unlimited voice. AT&T is betting the new plans will bolster a prepaid business that lost 184K subs in Q1, and is about to face tougher competition from T-Mobile (TMUS), which plans to rapidly grow MetroPCS' 4G prepaid coverage. (U.S. prepaid smartphone growth)
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  • Lew Levetown
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    As an AT&T prepaid go phone user, the opportunity to use the smart phone features of the phone without breaking the bank is great. However, AT&T was not selling 4G smart phones a few months ago when I purchased my phone. The conversion to 4G Go phones will be slow. What the article does not say is why AT&T lost so many prepaid customers in one quarter?
    15 Jun 2013, 10:15 AM Reply Like
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