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Yesterday, Apple went through its occasional ritual of taking an hour to go over every minute detail of its new phone. But what wasn’t mentioned in that overlong introduction to the iPhone 5 was what it means for the folks who still have unlimited data plans from back in the day.

Back in May, Verizon Wireless seemed to make it clear that anyone wishing to cash in on an upgrade would either need to switch to a non-unlimited data plan or pay full retail price for their phone. We’re assuming this applies to the iPhone 5 too, though we’ve reached out to VZW for confirmation.

As for ATT, the president CEO, ATT Mobility confirmed in a statement yesterday that, “We offer customers the flexibility to keep the iPhone data plans they already have or choose any of our

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