The limited offer will net AT&T users 15 gigabytes of data for $100. It's the carrier's latest move to defend its customer base.
The new option, which spreads the payments over a longer period of time, will be available on November 9.
The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.
Under new CEO Marcelo Claure, Sprint is keeping the pressure on its larger competitors and going directly after AT&T.
The CIA is paying AT&T $10 million a year for call records used to help track down suspected terrorists, says The New York Times.
CEO Mike White expects the satellite provider to seal a clutch deal to renew its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package in 2014, with its $48.5 billion merger with AT&T closing soon next year.
Both new and existing customers can get the $100 credit, as the carrier looks to boost its smartphone revenue. Customers who sign up for a new line must also sign up for the AT&T Next device program.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon discusses AT&T's new 61 cent wireless fee and explains how carriers can raise prices even when you're under contract.
AT&T pushes an iPad promotion in order to move older iPhone inventory ahead of next month's expected iPhone launch.
The wireless carrier unveils a promotion offering more than twice the high-speed data for a four-line family plan, though only through 2015.