AT&T ditching 1K-text plans, moving to unlimited

August 18, 2011 3:20:37 PM PDT
AT&T is getting rid of its 1,000 text message plans for all new customers.

Current subscribers can continue with the plan that costs $10 a month.

All new customers will have to choose an unlimited text message plan.

Starting August 21st, unlimited text messaging will cost an individual customer $20 a month or $30 a month for a family messaging plan.

AT&T says the majority of its customers prefer unlimited plans.