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AT&T Announces iPhone 3G Text Accessibility Plan for Customers with Disabilities
      #30961 - 07/30/08 02:24 PM

ATT today announced its TAP plan for the iPhone 3G customers with disabilities. The plan includes unlimited text messaging, web browsing and email and the monthly cost is $50 for qualified users. Here is more info on what the plan includes and how to get it:

ATT announced today that the Text Accessibility Plan (TAP) for iPhone 3G will give customers with disabilities unlimited text messaging, Web browsing and easy access to e-mail for $50 per month. Customers with disabilities wishing to use enterprise email can sign up for a $65 per month plan that features unlimited messaging, data, and support for enterprise email with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync. Pay-per-use voice is included in both the consumer and enterprise TAP at $.40 per minute.

"We are thrilled to extend our Text Accessibility Plans to iPhone 3G customers so they can truly experience all of the speed and functionality of this powerful new device," said Susan Mazrui, Director, Federal Regulatory, AT&T. "With TAP for iPhone 3G, customers can use the intuitive Multi-Touch touch screen to tap out their communications and stay connected while on the go."

This new plan is available to current and future iPhone 3G users with qualifying disabilities through AT&T's National Center for Customers with Disabilities (NCCD). To qualify for the iPhone 3G TAP, customers must complete an application for eligibility. The form is available for download at

When purchasing iPhone 3G, customers will be required to sign up for a standard iPhone 3G voice and data plan. After the iPhone 3G is activated, customers can e-mail, fax or mail the eligibility form back to the NCCD to change their rate plan to the TAP for iPhone 3G. Customers can contact the AT&T NCCD with questions at 866-241-6568 for voice calls or 866-241-6567 for TTY calls.

AT&T offers TAP plans to qualifying customers for use with most handsets across AT&T's portfolio. The NCCD also helps AT&T customers with disabilities with a variety of applications that aid in wireless communications. These include features to assist persons who are blind, such as Mobile Magnifier, which enables an individual to zoom-in on the screen, and Mobile Speak, which reads aloud the phone's menu options.

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