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data-share plan


Google Glass ditches tether requirement for data sharing

The technology's latest update seems to allow for users of the XE9 companion app to accept an Internet connection, eliminating the need for tethering.

By September 16, 2013


Help! These data share plans are too confusing (FAQ)

If you're confused about AT&T's and Verizon's new mobile data share plans, you're not alone. CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the plans in this FAQ.

By July 19, 2012


Is a data share plan right for your family?

In this Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice about switching to one of the new data share plans offered from AT&T or Verizon. And she predicts when a new Nexus smartphone might come to market.

By July 18, 2012


New OnStar privacy policy expands on data sharing

An upcoming change in policy for OnStar subscribers includes some daring new freedoms that allow GM to share your data with more third parties.

By September 21, 2011


Sprint's Virgin prepaid service to offer shared data plans at Walmart

The shared data plan, initially available to only four smartphones in Virgin's lineup, will allow individuals to customize on the fly how much data each member users.

By January 16, 2015


Sprint CEO hits gas on price overhaul

Sprint is offering consumers more bang for the buck with its new Family Share Pack. But will customers be able to decipher the new plan and its new promotions to really understand the value?

By August 18, 2014


AT&T offers $200 iPad discount with purchase of iPhone 5S, 5C

AT&T pushes an iPad promotion in order to move older iPhone inventory ahead of next month's expected iPhone launch.

By August 13, 2014


AT&T misses Q2 expectations, but saw smartphone growth rebound

AT&T's growth was largely attributed to the continued move toward no-contract, no-subsidy plans.

By July 23, 2014


Telstra launches shared mobile data packages

Telstra has launched new mobile packages that allow users to share the one data plan between up to four separate devices.

By September 30, 2013


Carrier confusion: When am I free to leave my family plan?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains when you can leave a family plan without paying a hefty ETF. And she offers some advice on using your smartphone's personal Wi-Fi feature to get cheap Net access at your vacation home.

By March 1, 2013