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Thread: AT&T Rolls Out Pricey International Data Plans for iPad

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    roaming has never been cheap... find a carrier that offer 200MB for less the 190$, you won't

    At least they offer a plan
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    doesnt matter like I tell everyone who calls in to add an international plan, the phones will not work on most 3g carriers over seas, only edge connection will work

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    Not exactly true, as overseas also means Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, etc where very fast 3G networks are available. Hell, I have WiMax on my Fujitsu subnote book LOOX U, and I get 40 Mbps at 4500 yen per month unlimited data, and coverage is very good here already. As for traveling with Idevices, I just had an unlimited data plan in Chiang Mai, AIS, 600 baht for a month, with ton of minutes thrown in and a special offer for international calls at 1 baht per minute, lol. So US 18,50 for 3G service, unlimited data.

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    poor AT&T apple had an ipad 3g party and did not invite them and now they are mad trying to take out on us lol.

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    woW! This is pricey tho, As long as my iPhone is unlocked and JB I keep tethering the Internet thru it.
    AT&T is a network provider or butcher?

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    That is crazy!!!!!!!!!!

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    YOU THINK THAT'S EXPENSIVE!?!??!?!?! HAHAHAHAHHAHA
    You guys should see what it's like here in Canada. I work for one of the 4 big providers and here's what our international data plans options look like:
    10mb for $50
    25mb for $100
    75mb for $225
    And you think you guys are getting Pwned?!??!

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    That's a rip off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cerote View Post
    It is always cheaper to just get a short plan in the country you are visiting than paying the massive fees.
    Or just find some wifi!

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    ...I live in Canada (Ottawa)....we have minimal wi-fi hotspots...
    when I was in Florida...I was connected constantly, every mall, every store, every granny that doesn't know what WEP is....kept me thoroughly connected! So go take your pad for a walk....and see what you find!

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    Default Use iPad 3G in Israel?
    My son is living in Israel. I would love to get him a 3G iPad but I don't want to pay AT&T's international roaming rates. Would the iPad work on 3G if my son simply bought a 3G sim card from an Israeli carrier and put it in his iPad?

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    200mb for $200!! That reminds me of the plans for when internet was first available on phones. Another reason this ipad pissed me off.

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    It is very expensive; but if you did go to Europe and left your AT&T sim in your phone, and used 200mb, it could cost you $3,994.00! if I did my math correctly. (Data roaming rate in Germany is $0.0195 per kilobyte).

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    I wonder why AT&T won't give out shared plans for iPhone users for Ipad

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    cuz AT&T wants more $$

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    I don't understand all of the outrage here. These prices are on par with any other overseas roaming data service. You have to understand that this data is being used on other network's cell towers which ATT has to pay for. I am sure it is much less than what we end up paying for it, but that's business. Also, the damn device comes factory unlocked. You can feel free to pop in a data sim that your purchase wherever you are. Plenty of places in Europe and Asia utilize micro-sim. Those that don't, junst modify the sim as mentioned above.

    Quote Originally Posted by jacobp View Post
    My son is living in Israel. I would love to get him a 3G iPad but I don't want to pay AT&T's international roaming rates. Would the iPad work on 3G if my son simply bought a 3G sim card from an Israeli carrier and put it in his iPad?
    Yes. It just needs to be a micro-sim (or a normal simcard cut down to size)
    Last edited by sziklassy; 05-04-2010 at 01:18 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
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    $200.00 for 200 MB?

    That should be criminal.

    Quote Originally Posted by sziklassy View Post
    I don't understand all of the outrage here.
    You don't? Seriously? Not at all? Yikes....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jacobp View Post
    My son is living in Israel. I would love to get him a 3G iPad but I don't want to pay AT&T's international roaming rates. Would the iPad work on 3G if my son simply bought a 3G sim card from an Israeli carrier and put it in his iPad?

    the 3g will not work, they use 2100 for their umts so the device will pick up the edge but not the 3g connection.

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    What country's 3g works with USA iPad?

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    canadas rogers network the 3g will work

    most of the countries use 1800 and 2100 for their umts network

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