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iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: earache
Date: June 08, 2009 04:54PM
I'm currently on the FamilyTalk Nation 700 Rollover plan with two phones. Was thinking about upgrading the phones to iPhones. Do I pay $30/phone for the data plan or is it just $30 for both phones? Anyone know if corporate discounts apply to the data plans?



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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: RAMd®d
Date: June 08, 2009 04:58PM
You pay for a data plan for each phone. There are corporate plans for data, but *I* wouldn't call them corporate discounts.




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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: earache
Date: June 08, 2009 05:02PM
Thanks for the info. My company has a discount rate (FAN) with ATT. I think I get like 22% off regular phone plans, but I'm not sure if it applies to the data plans. I guess I'll wait and see.



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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: Will Collier
Date: June 08, 2009 05:07PM
Corporate discount does apply to the current data plans. It didn't for the original ($20) data plan.
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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: RAMd®d
Date: June 08, 2009 05:15PM
I second the "no" on the data plans.

But if so, congratulations.




When a good man is hurt,
all who would be called good
must suffer with him.

You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead.

There is no safety for honest men except
by believing all possible evil of evil men.

We don’t do focus groups. They just ensure that you don’t offend anyone, and produce bland inoffensive products. —Sir Jonathan Ive

Perfection is the enemy of progress. -Winston Churchill

-An armed society is a polite society.
And hope is a lousy defense.

You make me pull, I'll put you down.

Mister, that's a ten-gallon hat on a twenty-gallon head.

I *love* SIGs. It's Glocks I hate.
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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: macphanatic
Date: June 08, 2009 06:09PM
It works on the 3G data plan from what my colleagues have told me. The data plan costs them $24/month. They also get the 21% discount on their voice plan.
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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: RAMd®d
Date: June 08, 2009 06:27PM
Great, Macphan.

I guess it's like full medical vs. HMOs.




When a good man is hurt,
all who would be called good
must suffer with him.

You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead.

There is no safety for honest men except
by believing all possible evil of evil men.

We don’t do focus groups. They just ensure that you don’t offend anyone, and produce bland inoffensive products. —Sir Jonathan Ive

Perfection is the enemy of progress. -Winston Churchill

-An armed society is a polite society.
And hope is a lousy defense.

You make me pull, I'll put you down.

Mister, that's a ten-gallon hat on a twenty-gallon head.

I *love* SIGs. It's Glocks I hate.
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Oh, and...
Posted by: RAMd®d
Date: June 08, 2009 06:28PM
...I hate you.




When a good man is hurt,
all who would be called good
must suffer with him.

You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead.

There is no safety for honest men except
by believing all possible evil of evil men.

We don’t do focus groups. They just ensure that you don’t offend anyone, and produce bland inoffensive products. —Sir Jonathan Ive

Perfection is the enemy of progress. -Winston Churchill

-An armed society is a polite society.
And hope is a lousy defense.

You make me pull, I'll put you down.

Mister, that's a ten-gallon hat on a twenty-gallon head.

I *love* SIGs. It's Glocks I hate.
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Re: iPhones on Family Plan
Posted by: Stephanie
Date: June 08, 2009 08:57PM
As already stated - yes, $30 per phone. My discount (through employer) is only 15%. We have 3 phones on our family plan (2 iphones + 1 normal) and we share 1400 minutes but I am thinking of dropping that to 700 minutes. Currently the total bill for all 3 phones is ~$190 a month.

When I was with Alltel & had 3 normal phones and no discount (and 900 minutes a month), I was paying close to $120 because I had texts and internet on one of the phones.
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