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AT&T (T -0.5%) is set to launch new prepaid plans on June 15 under a brand called All in...

AT&T (T -0.5%) is set to launch new prepaid plans on June 15 under a brand called All in One, Fierce Wireless reports. The services will reportedly include a $35/month feature phone plan and a $50/month smartphone plan, with each supporting unlimited voice and text to go with a data bucket. The report comes a week after AT&T reported a Q1 net loss of 184K prepaid subs, a number that contrasts unfavorably with Verizon's (VZ) 43K net gain. Verizon recently launched a $35/month prepaid plan for feature phones, and $60-$70/month prepaid plans for smartphones.
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  • june1234
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    Once that company lost its exclusive on the I phone all downhill. That co. was always marketing went into broadband biz, sold that went into mobile, may sell that, look for AT& to make electric cars or something next. They don't stick around too long
    3 May 2013, 04:20 PM Reply Like
  • magi48
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    Verizon is killing AT&T in the wireless market. It's no secret that for the past 5 years especially, that many people have given up their land lines for wireless phones. Add poor customer service to the list and it spells a disaster for less customers.
    3 May 2013, 06:55 PM Reply Like
  • miniracer
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    You are spot on. A few months ago, I was shopping around for my own wireless plan as I was "cutting the cord" from my parents' plan. I ultimately chose Verizon because it had the best combination of nationwide wireless coverage (data and voice) and acceptable customer service. I can honestly say that I have no regrets about signing a two year contract.
    4 May 2013, 11:12 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Only problem is that vz is cdma. Att has its advantages in being a gsm carrier for those of us who like to travel

     

    Att also takes care of its longtime customers at upgrade time. I got my gn2 for $99 2 months after its release
    5 May 2013, 07:39 AM Reply Like
  • freebra
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    Agree with chopchop0...........Had VZ (4 years)......T has superior customer service, super device reception(s), excellent plans, less expensive (devices & plans) and as stated above, second-to-none for travel.

     

    T is the better stock investment. VZ is: 1) heavily in debt for it's Market Value; 2) 'may' discontinue dividends in an attempt to discourage VOD's 45% share ownership; 3) a $100B to $130B buyout option would be a bad business decision; or 4) cash and stock option ? Maybe............?

     

    Long on T & VOD. Short (very) on VZ.

     

    Freedom Bravo
    5 May 2013, 06:45 PM Reply Like
  • magi48
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    AT&T will survive. But if VZ dumps it's dividends that will be an immediate plus for AT&T. I can't believe that their management would be that foolish.
    6 Dec 2013, 02:40 PM Reply Like
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