AT&T offers the various services to its customers including internet service. The various AT&T Data Plans are offered to their consumers for the best internet service. The detail about the data plan can be seen in the below.
Different AT&T Data Plans
|Price||Internet Speed||Monthly Data Allowance|
|$200 max/mo.||–||150 GB|
- U-verse Internet
|Price||Internet Speed||Monthly Data Allowance before May 23, 2016.||Monthly Data Allowance effective from May 23, 2016.|
|$100 max/mo.||12 Mbps, 18 Mbps, 15 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 75 Mbps and 45 MBps||250 GB||600 GB|
|768 K to 6 Mbps||250 GB||300 GB|
|100 Mbps||500 GB||1 TB|
|300 Mbps||500 GB||1 TB|
|1 GBps||1 TB||1 TB|
If you use more data than mentioned in your monthly data allowances then you will be noticed about it via email. You will need to pay extra charge if you exceed your monthly data allowance for three times in a row. You might need to pay $10 for every extra 50 GB you got in that month. The maximum of $100 will be charged to you for this type of conditions.
You can also buy an unlimited allowance. When you buy a TV service from AT&T including the internet service, you can get the unlimited data allowances that values for $30 without requiring to make any extra charges.
Exceeding the data plan can be very expensive as you will require to make extra payments. Hence it is always a wise idea to check your data usage regularly. AT&T sends you notification on your email when your usage completes 65%, 90% and 100%. Likewise you will be sent with the notification every time you use more than your data plan.
You will need to pay the extra charge as you receive the notification mail for the third time. Also, you can login to the AT&T at any time to check your current data usage. After logging in you have an option to check the data usage on each day and also check the data usage on the monthly basis.
The AT&T data plans are offered according to the need of the customers. So, you should always choose the right one that suits your requirement. You are provided with a data calculator so that you can find out the suitable plan for you. You can access the calculator online by navigating to the web site http://www.att.com/att/datacalculator/.
As already mentioned above, one of the solution to be prevented from the extra charge is taking control over your data usage. There are different ways to reduce the data usage. Followings are the various solutions for it:-
- You should always keep your connection away from the unauthorized persons. So, secure your network so that no one can access it without permission.
- One of the wise idea is controlling the time for using the data by every members in your house.
- You should know about the need of using the data for yourself. Control data usage by playing less online games, decreasing the number of downloads and with less movie streaming.