AT&T announced DataConnect PassSM – Convenient on Nation’s Fastest 3G Network

Pay-As-You-Need it Data Sessions Deliver Customized Data Experience On-The-Go.

It’s the nation’s fastest 3G network and now it’s accessible to millions of mobile broadband customers on their own terms and their own time. For the first time, AT&T today announced DataConnect PassSM, pay-as-you-need it data service with access to the nation’s fastest 3G network available by the day, by the week or by the month, using a laptop or netbook compatible with AT&T’s wireless network.

Self-provisioned and accessible from any Internet connection, DataConnect PassSM offers multiple packages of mobile data perfect for travelers, vacationers or others on-the-go and in need of customized data access. By visiting, customers can purchase packages in advance for one day or one week or one month. Options include:

  • DataConnect Day Pass (75 MB) – $15
  • DataConnect Week Pass (250 MB) – $30
  • DataConnect Month Pass (500 MB) – $50

“This is about choice and flexibility giving our customers more ways to match their own data needs, on their own time and with their own budget,” said Mark Collins, senior vice president-Voice and Data Products, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets. “We want our network to be open, accessible and useful in a way that accommodates unique customer needs. DataConnect PassSM is another way consumers can customize the AT&T experience.”

Access On-The-Go.
Available with compatible AT&T-certified netbooks or laptop devices, the DataConnect PassSM is established using a previously un-activated SIM card, available at any AT&T retail location, credit or debit card and completed customer profile at The site is accessible through any Internet connection; data service is available throughout AT&T’s wireless network footprint. Customers simply insert their SIM card into the compatible laptop or netbook, connect to the Internet through an ethernet or Wi-Fi connection, launch, and follow the prompts.

First-time visitors will create a username and password, provide their SIM card and device serial number, complete the billing information and select their desired data plan. Once a session is purchased, data usage begins. As a helpful reminder, customers will also receive a text and email message once either 30 minutes or 20 percent of allotted data usage remains in their session. At that point, customers have the option to purchase more time or allow the session to expire.

For additional information, customers can visit DataConnect PassSM is designed for AT&T network use only, providing service within the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.



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