iPad and Studio

Richard Ure rure01 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 18:50:24 EST 2010

I gather the mini SIM card adds an element of exclusivity.

As to applications, if could be great for gathering information about
patients in hospitals. And when there are nationwide health records?


On 28 January 2010 11:11, David Ferri <acn at wordmaster.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> I don't think it's tied to AT&T in any exclusive way akin to the iPhone.
>  The announcement was just that AT&T has a special data-only plan for the
> iPad, but I don't think it's exclusive.  I also read that all iPads ship
> unlocked.  Assuming it is GSM only, I suspect that T-Mobile will have a
> competitive plan up and running before the iPad ships.
> As an aside, exclusive or not, it's ironic that AT&T of all companies is
> offering a data plan for the iPad.  Everything I've read indicates that the
> network problems AT&T is having is because of the disproportionate
> consumption of data bandwidth by iPhones.  Well not the iPhones themselves,
> but their owners.  So now AT&T is going to double down with the iPad.  It
> should be interesting to see how this plays out.

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