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AT&T: “iPad will be mostly used on WiFi”

3 March 2010 1,034 views No Comment

AT&T is not looking at the iPad to bring in a flood of users to their 3G network. The company believes that the device would be mostly used on WiFi networks, according to CEO Randall Stephenson .

While AT&T has agreed to provide wireless connections to the iPad tablet computer, Randall Stephenson said he does not expect the device to result in many new service subscriptions for AT&T as consumers will instead use Wi-Fi or prepaid services, where they do not have to sign a service contract.

“My expectation is that there’s not going to be a lot of people out there looking for another subscription,” he said during a webcast of an investor conference, adding that the device would be a mainly “Wi-Fi driven product.”

Source: Reuters.

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