AT&T is starting to offer discounts on iPads through a 2 year data plan agreement. The company is offering $100 off any tablet purchased with the 2 year plan online or from their stores starting on November 9th. This deal includes iPads. Below are the details.
Beginning Friday, Nov. 9, customers will receive $100 off any tablet purchased at an AT&T company owned store or online at www.att.com or at selected agents or retailers with a two-year data plan agreement.
Tablet customers can choose from several qualifying data plan options, including adding a tablet to an AT&T Mobile Share plan for just $10 per month. With Mobile Share, customers share a single bucket of data ? from 1GB up to 20GB ? with other devices, including smartphones, tablets, gaming devices, and more.
Customers must choose between plans that include:
Generally telecommunications companies offer subsidies on smartphones only so this strategy is unique. In the past, telecommunications set-up similar deals through the purchase of netbooks, but that market declined steadily since Apple introduced the iPad.