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AT&T $50/month For 5gb On Their 4G/LTE Network

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At CES in January this year AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega revealed an aggressive 2 part 4g strategy.  The first part of that strategy launched a short time after CES when AT&T lit up its HSPA+ network.

Phase II which is launching soon consisted of lighting up a 4g LTE network. While we anticipated a huge nationwide launch, we heard a few month’s back that the first phase of AT&T’s 4g/LTE network would be in just 5 markets.  Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Chicago should have AT&T 4g/LTE in the coming weeks.

AT&T announced today that there 5gb plan would be $50 per month.  They will also have a $10/gb overage, similar to the fee incurred at Verizon for going over the alloted data.

The first devices on AT&Ts 4g/LTE network will be a USB stick and a mobile hot spot. Both are being manufactured by Sierra Wireless.

The USB stick dubbed the “USB Connect Momentum 4G” will be $49.99 on a new two year agreement and with a $50 mail in rebate.  The mobile hotspot, “Mobile Hotspot Elevate 4G” will cost $69.99 also with a new two year agreement and a $50 mail in rebate.  Both devices will be available on August 21.

Source: AT&T