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AT&T Boosting Hotspot Data for Customers

Saying it was another way to help people stay better connected during the pandemic, AT&T said it will boost mobile hotspot data by 15 GB per month for each line of an unlimited plan with a current monthly tethering allotment.  

Tethering is connecting a device like a laptop or set-top to wireless service for is broadband connection to create a personal mobile hotspot. 

AT&T will also provide free express shipping to anyone upgrading their devices, as well as waive or credit activation and restocking fees.  

Online orders can choose from several non-contact delivery methods including curb-side pickup. 

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.