AT&T Prepaid Sweetens Plans – 8 GB for $40, Unlimited Data for $55 With Auto Pay

  • AT&T made the following changes to its prepaid plans today:

    • The $ 45 ($ 40 with autopay) unlimited talk, messaging and data (1st 6 GB at High speed) plan has been replaced with a $ 50 ($ 40 with autopay) plan with 8 GB of high speed data.
    • The autopay discount has been increased from $ 5 to $ 10 on the $ 65 deprioritized, no hotspot, unlimited data plan.
    • The $ 85 ($ 75 with autopay) unlimited data plan’s high speed hotspot allowance has been increased from 6 GB to 10 GB.

    Multi-line discounts have also been increased. The second and third lines get a $ 10 discount, the fourth and fifth lines get a $ 20 discount. The old discount scheme was $ 5, $ 10, $ 15, $ 20 off the second through fifth lines respectively. In addition, all lines of a multi-line account, instead of just the first line, are now eligible for the autopay discount.the multi-line discount is available on all AT&Y monthly plans priced at $ 30/month and up.

    With these changes the AT&T Prepaid lineup now looks like this (all plans except the 25¢/minute PayGo plan include unlimited talk and messaging):

    • 25¢ Per Minute – 20¢ per SMS or MMS, data not available to smartphone users, 1¢/5 KB ($ 2/MB) for feature phones. Minimum top up of $ 10 every 30 days or $ 25 every 90 days required.
    • $ 2/day (charged only on days when a call is made or received or a text is sent) – data available at $ 1 for 100 mb good for one day. Minimum top up of $ 10 every 30 days or $ 25 every 90 days required.
    • $ 30 ($ 25 with autopay) – no data included, add 250 MB for $ 5/month.
    • $ 35 ($ 30 with autopay) –  unlimited data, first 1 GB at high speeds. HD video. Unused data rolls over. Plan data is used before rollover data and rollover data expires after 30 days. Hotspot available.
    • $ 50 ($ 40 with autopay) –  unlimited data, first 8 GB at high speeds. HD video. Unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada. Unlimited voice and messaging and 8 GB of high speed data roaming in Mexico and Canada. Unused data rolls over. Plan data is used before rollover data and rollover data expires after 30 days. Hotspot available.
    • $ 65 ($ 55 with autopay) –  unlimited data, video at 1.5 mbps (480p), data subject to deprioritization at all times if the network is congested. Unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada. Unlimited voice and messaging and high speed data roaming in Mexico and Canada. Hotspot NOT available.
    • $ 85 ($ 75 with autopay) –  unlimited high speed data, subject to de-prioritization after 22 GB if the network is congested. HD video. Unlimited calls to Mexico and Canada. Unlimited voice and messaging and high speed data roaming in Mexico and Canada. Hotspot available, but throttled to 12k kbps after 10 GB.

    Source: AT&T

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