First Protective Smartcase that Provides 4G LTE Connectivity to be Available in U.S. Exclusively at AT&T

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2015 AT&T1 will be offering the first U.S. smartcase of its kind that can help you connect Wi-Fi only models of iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini to the network with the nation’s strongest 4G LTE signal.2 AT&T Modio smartcase will be available in AT&T stores and for iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini with Wi-Fi models initially, followed by iPad Air 2 and iPad Air with Wi-Fi models. The durable smartcase will initially provide 4G LTE connectivity with a Mobile Share plan to iPad with Wi-Fi models only. More information regarding pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.

“The AT&T Modio smartcase gives you the freedom and convenience to connect your Wi-Fi only tablet to AT&T’s blazing fast 4G LTE network,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president, Device Marketing and Developer Services – AT&T Mobility. “Secure and easy to set up and use, AT&T is proud to deliver you another industry first, enabling you to stay connected at home or while on-the-go.”

The AT&T Modio smartcase comes with a 4,600mAh dedicated battery providing you with up to 10 hours3 of continuous use and even expands your iPad memory capacity so that you can have and take more of your content with you. It comes with a microSD card slot that supports up to 32GB of storage. You can also monitor and manage your data usage using the accompanying AT&T Modio Data application.4

In addition to being the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network, AT&T’s network now also has the nation’s strongest LTE signal.2 AT&T’s network is designed to allow customers to do the things they love on their LTE wireless devices – such as stream music and videos or surf the Web – with less likelihood of LTE data interruptions due to poor signal strength than the other national carriers.

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1AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

2Claim basis: Nationwide carriers’ LTE.  Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. LTE signal strength.  LTE not avail. everywhere.

3Estimated maximum standby and use time may vary depending on your current usage patterns, settings, and other factors and conditions.

4Actual billed usage can be higher than estimated data usage displayed on the usage meter. For example, actual billed usage may be higher when: part of a shared data plan such as Mobile Share; multiple users with different log in credentials using the same device; traveling internationally or outside AT&T’s network; using the SIM card with another device; or, using a tethered handset. Unlimited Wi-Fi usage on AT&T’s entire national Wi-Fi network is included at no additional charge with a qualifying data plan. Access includes AT&T Wi-Fi Basic. Restrictions apply. See for details. The name “attwifi” will appear in the Wi-Fi network list when available.

About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and internationally. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the network with the nation’s strongest LTE signal as well as the nation’s most reliable LTE network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile Internet, AT&T also offers the best global wireless coverage, based on offering voice and data roaming in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier, and offering the most wireless smartphones and tablets that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV service with the AT&T U-verse® brand. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. 

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