AT&T customers can now bring tablets to prepaid GoPhone plan

AT&T broadens its prepaid GoPhone service for certain tablets, including the Apple iPad 3 and Google Nexus 7.

Google Nexus 7 (16GB, 2013)
The Nexus 7 is one of 12 tablets compatible with the GoPhone service. Josh Miller/CNET

AT&T's GoPhone service, in which customers can bring their own handsets and activate them under the carrier's different tiered prepaid plans, is now widening to accept certain tablets. Announced via Twitter, the plans do not require annual contracts, and can be renewed on a monthly basis.

The expansion is only limited to 12 tablets and the Samsung Galaxy Camera. These devices include:

GoPhone subscriptions consist of $15, $30, and $50 monthly options. These packages include 250MB, 3GB, and 5GB of data, respectively, with the ability to add more data. In May 2013, the service added support for AT&T's 4G LTE network.

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Lynn La is CNET's associate editor for cell phone and smartphone news and reviews. Prior to coming to CNET, she wrote for the Sacramento Bee and was a staff editor at Macworld. In addition to covering technology, she has reported on health, science, and politics.

 

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