AT&T will raise cost of old unlimited data plans by $5 in February

See the original posting on The Verge

AT&T is planning to raise the cost of its unlimited data plan by $5 to a total of $35 in February. 9to5Mac first reported the coming change, and sources familiar with the company’s plans have confirmed it with The Verge as well. This is the first price hike AT&T has levied on grandfathered unlimited customers in seven years; the plan in question was discontinued in 2010 and as such is no longer offered to new customers. The $35 unlimited data feature is in addition to the costs associated with your voice and texting plan(s).

But for those who’ve managed to hang on through upgrades over the years, AT&T’s unlimited data plan remains something of a treasure, particularly after the carrier’s recent announcement that it will only throttle…

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