AT&T has announced specialized rate plans for the iPhone 3G. Customers may experience sticker shock until they realize that the new rates now include the data plan, priced at $30. The plans are as follows:
- 450 minutes w/ 5000 night and week end minutes additional minutes $.45 for $69.99
- 900 minutes w/ unlimited night and week end minutes additional minutes $.40 for $89.99
- 1350 minutes w/ unlimited night and week end minutes additional minutes $.35 for $109.99
- Unlimited minutes for $129.99.
All plans above include unlimited data (email/web) and Visual Voicemail.
Text Messaging is not included in any of these plans. It much be purchased as follows:
- 200 Messages for $5 per month
- 1500 Messages for $15 per month
- Unlimited Messages for $20 per month
The first-generation iPhone offered a minimum plan including 450 minutes, unlimited data, and 200 text messages for $59.99. To replicate the same plan on the iPhone 3G, customers will pay $74.99.