AT&T will introduce new plans Dec. 8 aimed at retaining and attracting budget-conscious smartphone users. The plans, an update to its monthly “Mobile Share” plans, will factor the price of a smartphone into the plan.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson today said that the modern practice of device subsidies is unsustainable for the wireless industry. In order to convince people to use their network, wireless operators generally subsidize the cost of the handset.
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