AT&T Introduces No-Contract Wireless Home Phone
DALLAS, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* customers have more options for affordable, no-commitment home phone service with a new, prepaid option for AT&T Wireless Home Phone, beginning March 22.
AT&T Wireless Home Phone allows customers to complete calls from their existing home phone handset using the AT&T wireless network instead of a landline connection. Customers can keep their existing home phone number and handsets, and Wireless Home Phone is portable so you can take your home phone with you to other locations in the United States.
Wireless Home Phone customers can add their home phone line to an existing FamilyTalk plan for $9.99 per month or choose unlimited nationwide calling for $19.99 per month, and the Wireless Home Phone device is free with a two-year commitment.
New, prepaid options for Wireless Home Phone, available beginning March 22, include:
- $20 per month for unlimited, nationwide calling.
- $15 per month for 1,000 minutes of international long-distance, including wireless and landline numbers in Mexico and calling to over 50 other countries such as Canada, China and India.
- One-time cost of $99.99 for the Wireless Home Phone device.
- Voicemail, caller ID and call waiting are all included at no additional cost
"Since we launched and expanded the availability of Wireless Home Phone last year, we've seen a very positive response from customers looking to save money and get more flexibility on their home phone service," said Judy Cavalieri, AT&T Mobility vice president of voice and prepaid products. "By offering more choices for Wireless Home Phone, we're adding even more value to the customer experience, combining all the advantages of our wireless network with the convenience of home phone service and international calling, at an attractive price."
AT&T Wireless Home Phone is available online and at AT&T retail stores nationwide. For more information, visit att.com/WHP.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
The AT&T Wireless Home Phone device is designed to provide service that is consistent with other AT&T wireless devices, but AT&T does not represent that the Wireless Home Phone service will be equivalent to landline phone service. To keep your prepaid service active, you must have enough money in your Wireless Home Phone Prepaid account to renew your rate plan every 30 days. If your account balance is not enough to renew your rate plan, you will be unable to use your rate plan services. 911 calls are routed based on the wireless network's automatic location technology, but you may have to provide your home address to emergency responders. AT&T recommends that you always have an alternative means of accessing 911 service from your home phone or business during a power or network outage. Corded or cordless landline home phone equipment is not included. AT&T Wireless Home Phone Not compatible with services requiring data including but not limited to home security systems, medical monitoring systems, credit card machines, IP/PBX Phone systems, or dial-up internet service. DSL customers should contact their provider before transferring a phone number to ensure uninterrupted DSL internet service. Other terms and conditions apply.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's largest 4G network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T │DIRECTV brands. The company's suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world.
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