AT&T introduces new 7GB mobile share plan with rollover data

AT&T introduces new 7GB mobile share plan with rollover data
The nation’s number two carrier has been playing a lot of tit-for-tat in the rate plan race, equipment financing race, and most recently, the data rollover race.

Now AT&T has wedged a limited-time offer in its Mobile Share Value plans between the 6GB for $70 and 10GB for $100. Now, for $75 per-month, you can get 7GB of data, and the per-line charge is the more heavily discounted $15 per-line on AT&T Next or no contract devices.

To sweeten the deal, customers that switch to AT&T and buy a smartphone on AT&T Next will get a $100 bill credit. For two devices with no contract or AT&T Next on the new 7GB plan, the monthly cost is $105, versus $120 per-month on the 6GB plan with the same set-up.

That makes the 7GB promotional plan an easy pick over the 6GB option, while not sacrificing too much value over the 10GB Mobile Share option. The promo rate is also eligible for AT&T’s Rollover Data which pushes unused data to the following month. The 7GB Mobile Share Value plan is available beginning February 15th, but for a “limited time.”

source: AT&T

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28 Comments

1. jackwong64

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

I think... I am getting lost... the carriers are getting more and more and more and more and more... plans with just different data limit. I see the unlimited plan will come back soon. I have 30GB Shared data plan with roll over, so this month I have ~50GB, I wish I can keep rolling it then I will just use it with my laptop whenever I am at the office.

2. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

7gb. That's cute. I used 325gb last billing cycle with my T-Mobile $80 plan.

3. theo14461 unregistered

Exactly. I have T-Mobile also, and couldn't be happier at $80/month for unlimited everything.

5. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

$80 Unlimited here too. Loving it so much and to be honest data caps disgust me. I had a horrible experience with At&t. Had 15GB plan last year with them and one dreaded night I fell asleep accidentally forgetting to close out this video app I was using. Woke up the next morning with 10 text messages from At&t. You went over your data so we added 1gb for $15. 10 TIMES! Yea I don't like $430 phone bills. Outrage.

4. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2284; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Why don't you get a home internet plan? Anyone can stream 50-75 shows and movies per month and use that much data.

6. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Because my phone is my home internet. I get 25-40Mb/s download speeds, and only pay one bill.

12. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Right. My Note 4 has unlimited untraceable hotspot. The speeds are perfect as far as I'm concerned. T-Mobiles only downside is signal while traveling. Other than that, why would I waste my time and money making life decisions about watching another HD video, or updating an app, or backing up to the cloud. Data caps are terrible.

16. benzb

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

Which app do you use? Did you have to root your Note 4? I also have a Note 4 with T-mobile.

17. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

It's the weirdest thing man. I have a unrooted At&t note 4 that I got unlocked 2 months ago. For some reason as soon as I popped in a tmobile sim card, the hotspot right in the settings works. With no restrictions. I tested it like crazy and it works. I have to work with a unrooted device unfortunately because there's no root for SM-N910A. But you my friend, you have SM-N910T. Yous got root, unlockable bootloader, and custom roms for days. I suggest you root if you haven't already. Once you do that, for unlimited hotspot you have two options. Grab WiFi Tether Router from the play store. Or install a sick Custom rom with the mod already built in. Hope I helped lol.

19. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

It's probably because you had to create a different APN. To get my phones to work with native hotspot or with the root WiFi Tether I have to use a different APN with IPv4 instead of the default IPv6. And/or its because your AT&T Note 4 doesn't have the T-Mobile tethering b provisioning that you would have to bypass.

20. bubbadoes

Posts: 1225; Member since: May 03, 2012

must have been painful crawling along at 2g ...because you are throttled after reaching 10gb

25. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

If you're replying to me, then you're quite mistaken. I've never been throttled. That's what "unlimited" means. I've used 169gb this billing cycle, and I'm one week in.

27. jackwong64

Posts: 60; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

I don't mean to be rude but... what do you do with your smartphone? I can't even use more than 150GB with home internet when I have 200/20mbps speed. Not to mention our US carriers can only do 10mbps max in Manhattan.

7. stO_obs

Posts: 10; Member since: May 22, 2014

T-Mobile offers two lines for $100 with truly unlimited 4G LTE, 5 gigs of hot spot on each line, plus Rhaposdy Unradio Premier. Mabell has a strangle hold on peoples mathmatical skills, I swear!

8. kevv2288 unregistered

So if you're on the 6gb plan with att next like myself there is really no reason you wouldn't switch to the new 7gb plan. It's $70 plus $25 =$95 on 6gb. New 7gb is $75+$15=$90 so who the hell would stay on 6gb?

9. youlookfoolish

Posts: 193; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

Hey T-Mobile blumpkins. Brag about your plan all you want. The reality for the ultra vast majority of bill payers is that T-Mobile has a garbage network. Even Sprint is better. Enjoy your speed while illegally torrenting. Who cares. People speak with wallet. That's why the death star is bigger and better than ever.

10. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Why you mad tho?

11. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

He's just jealous.

15. youlookfoolish

Posts: 193; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

Easy. T-Mobile nerds comment on every carrier that's not theirs. T-Mobile sucks, it's hot trash.

21. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Jump.

13. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

Lol. How dare you say Sprint is better than T-Mobile. Sprints data speeds in most of the country are Awful. AWFUL. T-Mobiles network is the furthest thing from garbage. I don't give a flying fock about illegal torrenting. So now you generalize all their customers to be illegal downloaders? Get a life. Nothing compares to unlimited internet. Nothing. Not even more coverage. All I know is when I'm at home it's three or four bars of 4G LTE consistently. Freedom to do whatever u want without a mental data monitor. Yea people do speak with their wallet. I'm speaking with mine. $80 straight is perfectly reasonable for a unlimited plan. You are most certainly mad

14. youlookfoolish

Posts: 193; Member since: Dec 14, 2012

How dare I? Root Metrics. Every category nationally outside of speed T-Mobile was last. Legere melted down on twitter hilariously saying he didn't care about their methods. Meanwhile, T-Mobile is losing cash hand over fist and still trying to sell to anyone. AT&T meanwhile still is bigger, better, and more profitble. Period. by literally double the size.

18. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 728; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I'm a consumer. A customer. A companie like At&ts profits are something I would never give a dam about. Legere is the only public figure from a carrier I even know. Its to his credit that he defends his network on Twitter. He shook up the whole damn industry. Good prices, Fast Internet, Test Driving, JUMP. What has At&t done. Got richer and raised their prices. T-Mobile can be last in every other test. Coverage with my provider is something I worried about 3 or 4 years ago. Sprint has awesome coverage where I am. But their speeds can be laughable just as well. T-Mobile has me covered in my area anyway. What matters right now in 2015 is pricing and Internet. Who is messing with T-Mobile when it comes to both of these things.

22. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Unlimited or bust. Shouldn't try to cram the genie back in the lamp.

23. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

More deception from AT&T. They could offer unlimited data for $10/month and still make a profit.

24. mike2959

Posts: 699; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Why everyone continues to bash AT&T is beyond me . I have both TMO and AT&T work and personal. All I can say is TMO is horrible. The 3rd party map coverage providers all say exactly the same thing. Sure TMO is fast when you HAVE a excellent signal, but coverage for LTE coverage is pathetic. Look at their own map.

26. Joshua9007

Posts: 94; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

T-mobile has islands of coverage outside of the major metro area b/c they don't have low band spectrum and site spacing that is at the farthest point for 2G coverage. When they launch 700MHz spectrum it will help, but not eliminate this problem, but remember they do not own the licenses in every market. They got a bunch of spectrum from the failed At&t merger (and $) so they have a high specspectrum-to-customer ratio meaning fast speeds, but will be limited to the cities for quite a while. Sprint doesn't have more than 5x5Mhz channels for FDD-LTE and only has 1 at 1900Mhz in some places and another at 800MHz in several markets. Their coverage is better in many places, for their 3G where T-mobile falls to 2G... But speed is not their strong suit (yet). With their 2600MHz spectrum and LTE-A, they WILL take the metro speed crown... if they don't run out of money first. But they will have decent enough coverage, even though speeds will drop outside the metro areas, to be competitive. At&t and Verizon are making lots of money, but remember that they have basically a duopoly not only in subscriber count but in low band spectrum. Having twice the customers (aka more money) and spectrum that allows fewer towers to cover a geographic area... makes them profitable. The whole reason I bring this up is that next year this might all change after the 600Mhz spectrum auction. The competitive advantage might slip slightly from the duo &the other 2 might gain enough customers to be profitable once again.

28. mike2959

Posts: 699; Member since: Oct 08, 2011

Every auction though that hits, TMO and Sprint just don't wanna fork over the cash. They get the scraps. Don't say they can't afford it either. Sprint as wasted so much on Nascar sponsorship, Wimax, Virgin Mobile, Nextel, the list goes on...

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