The iPhone easy on/off plan has been available almost a year now as I recall. Maybe a bit less but certainly for a while. The down side is that it's not available in every country where roaming is allowed. It does however cover most of the popular ones.
The one thing that gives me iPhone envy is the fact that iPhone users can turn this bolt-on on and off like a light switch, and other PDA users have to make a yearly commitment.
Message Edited by stufried on 08-22-200808:27:19 AM
Your link on the at&t website would lead me to concluded that a 12 month commitment might no longer be required for other PDA's as well. That restriction seem reserved for the Blackberry. T-Mobile has a similar plan for thier Blackberry service that does not require 12 months and can be turned on only when you need to travel. They just at $19.99 per month for as long or little as you need it.
I'll call and relay what customer services says. After Ottawa in September, I won't be in out of the country (to a discounted roaming country) for a couple of months and I might pull it. It is tough for me. I can see Canada from my office windows so my trips across that boarder are not exactly planned things.