So says the CTIA, the mobile industry arbiter, as reported by the NY Times. Many in the business believe data use will soon become the primary pricing factor in monthly plans rather than a flat-fee add-on, replacing a set amount of monthly minutes. Also, staggeringly, text message use has surged 50% in 2009 compared to just one year ago.
The rumor mill has been heating all day, and right now it’s simply too hot to ignore: the Wall Street Journal says that people “briefed by the company” report that Apple’s long-awaited tablet will ship in March for around $1,000, with a formal announcement coming from the company at a January 27th event.
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