AT&T offers gigabit Internet discount in exchange for your Web history

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AT&T is watching you browse. Seth Anderson AT&T’s “GigaPower” all-fiber network has launched in parts of Austin, Texas, with a price of $70 per month for download speeds of 300Mbps (which will be upgraded to a gigabit at no extra cost in 2014). The $70 price is only available if you agree to see targeted ads from AT&T and its partners, however. Interestingly, AT&T labels the Internet service with targeted ads as its “premier” service while calling the service without targeted ads “standard.” Not only is the price of the premier service (with ads) only $70 a month, but it comes with a waiver of equipment, installation, and activation fees. The standard service without ads is $99 a month, and there’s no mention of a waiver in AT&T’s announcement . “The waiver is part of the Premier package, so is not available with the standard service at this time,” AT&T told Ars. Read 8 remaining paragraphs | Comments        

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