1. robertpetry's Avatar
    Hello all,

    I haven't been following this for a while since with my iPad 2 I went with the Wifi version and just tether to my iPhone. However, with LTE, I am thinking that maybe I want to use tethering some of the time but if I am going to be traveling much of the month, maybe switching to a data plan for a month.

    Perhaps no one knows till Wednesday, but is there an LTE equivalent to the $15/25 monthly plan I had from AT&T on my iPad 1? That will make a big deal in my decision. I don't want a $45 2 GB LTE plan.... If so I'll just skip it.
    03-05-2012 06:07 PM
  2. Jeremy's Avatar
    I can't say for sure but I think the plans will remain the same.
    03-05-2012 06:33 PM
  3. kifac's Avatar
    One device isnt going to change the price plan of LTE for an entire company.
    As far as Rogers, LTE data plans for Rocket Sticks, Rocket Hubs and Tablets will remain the same and expensive

    Your best bet ( if someone with Rogers living in Canada) is share your Data on your wireless device with your tablet.
    Rogers smartphone data is LTE ready and all SIM cards are LTE now. So, if you have data already on your current plan (like i do 30$ for 6GB) i can just share my data with the ipad 3 (w.e its called) and have LTE data at no added cost
    03-05-2012 10:02 PM
  4. robertpetry's Avatar
    Kifac,

    As I said, I have AT&T in the States and used to use the $15/$25 month to month plans that are only available for the iPad. You can't even get them with an Android tablet.

    I am afraid that AT&T and Verizon will see this as an opportunity to raise rates and change the iPad plans. They never miss an opportunity to raise rates.
    03-05-2012 10:07 PM
  5. Milenkod's Avatar
    So far on AT&T, contract pricing is no different for LTE than 3G data. Same cost, same data caps. Assume non-contract pricing is going to be the same
    03-05-2012 10:27 PM
  6. Dionte's Avatar
    AT&T looks to give 3gb for 30 bucks while Verizon is only giving 2 for LTE.
    03-06-2012 02:52 AM
  7. robertpetry's Avatar
    So this is exactly what I am afraid of:

    "Apple Inc is betting a 4G-equipped iPad will tempt more U.S. consumers to pay extra to watch high-quality video on the go, and in turn, give Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc a revenue boost."

    Apple's next iPad may be a 4G game changer | Reuters
    03-06-2012 12:50 PM
  8. ghostface147's Avatar
    AT&T looks to give 3gb for 30 bucks while Verizon is only giving 2 for LTE.
    They have a deal, 4 gigs for the price of 2 on any LTE device.
    03-06-2012 01:13 PM
  9. robertpetry's Avatar
    Do those plans require a contract?
    03-06-2012 02:51 PM
  10. MarkAllan's Avatar
    The only way I'm getting the LTE version is if Verizon comes out and says you can finally share data plans between phone and tablet. I don't want to pay for two data plans.
    03-06-2012 04:31 PM
  11. Garz's Avatar
    Do those plans require a contract?
    no they dont
    03-06-2012 04:34 PM
  12. astralisdustin's Avatar
    The only way I'm getting the LTE version is if Verizon comes out and says you can finally share data plans between phone and tablet. I don't want to pay for two data plans.
    same here.
    03-06-2012 07:00 PM
  13. kekocano's Avatar
    it will be the same man.
    03-07-2012 01:00 PM
  14. Link's Avatar
    Does Verizon still offer the 1gb $20 plan? I don't want to spend more than $20 a month for a data plan.
    03-07-2012 04:49 PM
  15. irie's Avatar
    They have a deal, 4 gigs for the price of 2 on any LTE device.
    That's for 4G smartphones only.
    03-07-2012 07:15 PM
  16. irie's Avatar
    Does Verizon still offer the 1gb $20 plan? I don't want to spend more than $20 a month for a data plan.
    No longer have that plan. It is $30 for 2GB, $50 5GB and $80 10GB.
    All these plans include hotspot as well for all android tablets. Not sure if The New iPad will have that.
    03-07-2012 07:17 PM
  17. ricnmar's Avatar
    Does Verizon still offer the 1gb $20 plan? I don't want to spend more than $20 a month for a data plan.
    They do, but that is for my 3G iPad2. I don't know if they will offer the same for the 4G users.
    03-08-2012 03:25 PM
  18. cardfan's Avatar
    Does Verizon still offer the 1gb $20 plan? I don't want to spend more than $20 a month for a data plan.
    yep they do
    03-08-2012 05:57 PM
  19. LCW's Avatar
    Will an AT&T sim work in a Verizon LTE ipad 3, not as LTE obviously but just as HSPA? In theory, both VZW and AT&T ipad 3's support HSPA on all the same bands... and are supposed to be unlocked... so ??
    03-08-2012 06:14 PM
  20. kch50428's Avatar
    Will an AT&T sim work in a Verizon LTE ipad 3, not as LTE obviously but just as HSPA? In theory, both VZW and AT&T ipad 3's support HSPA on all the same bands... and are supposed to be unlocked... so ??
    Doubtful. If they follow the precedent of the iPhones.... anything that Verizon sells is hard-coded such that the GSM radio does not work for US carriers - only international ones... if one were to put an international carrier's SIM in the Verizon iPad, it may work on that carrier's US roaming partner - if they have one...
    03-08-2012 07:52 PM
  21. canadu's Avatar
    Correct, the two networks operate their LTE radios on different spectrum ranging from 700mhz to 2.5ghz and they segregate frequencies.
    03-09-2012 02:41 PM
  22. Dionte's Avatar
    They have a deal, 4 gigs for the price of 2 on any LTE device.
    On their website it says when you buy a new Lte phone.
    03-11-2012 09:25 PM
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