To no one's surprise, AT&T (T) is following Verizon Wireless' (VZ, VOD) lead in rolling out...

|By:, SA News Editor

To no one's surprise, AT&T (T) is following Verizon Wireless' (VZ, VOD) lead in rolling out shared data plans featuring unlimited voice and text. The plans are nearly as costly as Verizon's - 1GB shared between a smartphone and a tablet costs $95/month, and 4GB costs $120/month. However, unlike Verizon's plans, Ma Bell's won't be required for upgrading users. Sprint (S), trying to maintain its cost edge, has said it won't follow suit. (PR) (T/VZ "duopoly") (price signaling)