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Choosing A Cell Phone And Mobile Data Plan

A wave of new offers from cell phone carriers has consumers wondering how to find the best deal. Last year, T-Mobile "uncoupled" the phone from the data plan and let people buy each one separately. AT&T followed suit, while the other competitors developed new variations of their own. Tech Tuesday explores how phone technology, business decisions and a maturing mobile communication industry are changing the landscape for customers.

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