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Rogers announces two Apple iPad data plans

iPad prices for Rogers Wireless in Canada

Our neighbors to the south have had access to the Apple iPad for some time already, but it's finally coming to Canada and Rogers Wireless looks like it's the only one announcing a data plan for the big touchscreen device. Rogers has officially announced its iPad data plans and they're actually not that bad. On the lower end of the scale if the $15/month plan and that gets you 250MB of use. Heavier users can bump up to the $35/month plan for 5GB of data. Both plans come with unlimited access to Rogers WiFi Hot Spots.

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iPad international roaming data still pricey with AT&T

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Now that you have the Apple iPad in your hands, it can feel difficult to leave home without it. What if you're planning a trip overseas or even to Canada or Mexico? Well, AT&T has you covered with some iPad data packs, but don't expect them to be cheap. In fact, the pricing for the iPad international roaming data packs are just as expensive as their iPhone counterparts. There are some differences with these "Data Global Add-On" packs.

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More affordable Wind Mobile data plans rise to the surface

New $35 unlimited data plan offered by Wind Mobile

Wind Mobile has been aggressively marketing in the cities that it serves, but some people may say that their services are still too expensive. Well, it seems that a few more data plan options are just over the horizon. If you were to go to the Wind Mobile website today, you'd see that there is just one data add-on option. That's the infinite mobile for $35.00 a month, offering unlimited Internet access on your smartphone while in any Wind Home Zone. What if you don't need that much data?

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Rogers to sell Apple iPad end of May, the world waits

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Right now, the only version of the Apple iPad that you can buy comes with Wi-Fi alone with a 3G radio nary in sight. In fact, Canadians can't officially buy one within our borders yet, having to trek down to the United States to get an iPad. That's going to change very soon. That's because Rogers will sell it and, hopefully, this will be at a subsidized price. That can help you save hundreds in the short run, though you'll be stuck with a data contract in the long run.

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Tethering now permanent on Fido and Rogers

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You may be satisfied with the mobile web experience on your smartphone, but there are definitely times when you'd be happier with the Internet experience on your laptop. That's when tethering can come into play. Fido and Rogers extended their tethering promotion a couple months ago, allowing users to connect their phones to their computers until May 3, 2010. That has now been extended even further, because tethering is a-okay with Rogers and Fido on a permanent basis. Or at least until they change their minds.

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Verizon: Non-Smartphones Forced into Data Plans Too

We’ve seen quite a few wireless carriers institute policies wherein new activated smartphones are required to sign up for some sort of wireless data plan too. This makes sense, I suppose, for the iPhones and BlackBerry devices of the world. Verizon is taking this concept several steps further by forcing ...

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All AT&T Smartphone Users to Require Data Plans

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone from AT&T, but you’re not quite so interested in subscribing to a wireless data plan, I highly suggest that you act sooner rather than later. That’s because the iPhone-touting carrier is starting a new policy early next month that will require ...

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