AT&T Site Spills Secrets On 3G iPhone, Free WiFi AccessMay 8th, 2008 | By James Lewin | Category: iPhone
Though we haven’t seen any official announcement from AT&T, its site is already touting 3G iPhone coverage and free wireless access at the company’s 17,000 hotspots.
The AT&T site now touts 3G support for the iPhone:
In order to use data such as email, Google Maps, YouTube videos and web browsing, AT&T recommends using iPhone in a 3G or EDGE Network (coverage viewer), or from a local Wi-Fi connection.
It also notes that iPhone users get free WiFi access:
To use iPhone, you’ll need to sign up for a 2-year service agreement. Plans start at $59.99 and include Visual Voicemail, Unlimited Data (email and web), 200 SMS text messages and access to AT&T’s more than 17,000 Wi-Fi hotspots, including Starbucks* all for use in the U.S.
*Wi-Fi available at U.S. company operated Starbucks locations equipped with a hotspot.
Higher data speeds and free wireless are welcome; this, along with the upcoming flood of software for the iPhone are going to make the iPhone a mobile content creation platform.