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Delta Flight Attendants to Receive iPhone 12s

Old Apr 28, 21, 11:56 am
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Delta Flight Attendants to Receive iPhone 12s

https://about.att.com/story/2021/del..._apple_5g.html

I think Delta used to use Windows Phones and not sure what they are on now. Lots of buzzwords in that press release but not much detail on how the change will actually improve things.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 12:05 pm
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Better nighttime selfies for sure.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 12:08 pm
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Interesting, it would be nice if Delta would shift the free in-flight WiFi feature to AT&T phones from T-Mobile after the switch to ViaSat. I think the FAs have been using iPhone 8s up until this point although the AT&T agreement seems new.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by MCO Flyer View Post
it would be nice if Delta would shift the free in-flight WiFi feature to AT&T phones from T-Mobile after the switch to ViaSat.
The 'T-mobile deal' was through GoGo, it worked on other airlines that had GoGo, Delta didn't really have anything to do with it. Hasn't Delta said they would like to move to WiFi being free for all customers?
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Old Apr 28, 21, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by MCO Flyer View Post
Interesting, it would be nice if Delta would shift the free in-flight WiFi feature to AT&T phones from T-Mobile after the switch to ViaSat. I think the FAs have been using iPhone 8s up until this point although the AT&T agreement seems new.
They havenít been using iPhones. This is new. Iíve heard several FAís wish they had iPhones.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 4:02 pm
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Wow, business must be goodÖ
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Old Apr 28, 21, 4:16 pm
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Now that DL has switched to an Apple product, I wonder if DL "advertised": "our FAs use Apple iphones exclusively" would they have gotten a discount, they could have used the savings to hire more phone agents.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 7:08 pm
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Originally Posted by cmd320 View Post
Wow, business must be goodÖ
They are leasing the phones from AT&T according to the press release. I assume Delta put out an RFP of some sort and this made the most business sense. Considering itís AT&T issuing the press release it seems they are ďwinnerĒ and probably arranged the deal using Apple products since they are also the leasing company.

I doubt Delta sought Apple products or AT&T network specifically.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 7:58 pm
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Sorta off topic but since someone mentioned T-Mobile and Gogo. T-Mobile now requires a code be sent to your cell phone to enable the free 1 hour internet. So you can't use your friend's TMOBILE number anymore.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 8:28 pm
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Originally Posted by HWGeeks View Post
Sorta off topic but since someone mentioned T-Mobile and Gogo. T-Mobile now requires a code be sent to your cell phone to enable the free 1 hour internet. So you can't use your friend's TMOBILE number anymore.
I don't think this is new. I've always had a 5 digit code that I've had to enter to get my free hour.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 9:05 pm
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Originally Posted by DCAproducer View Post
They havenít been using iPhones. This is new. Iíve heard several FAís wish they had iPhones.
They've definitely been using iPhone 7 Pluses for over 3-4 years now.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 11:12 pm
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Originally Posted by mot29 View Post
I don't think this is new. I've always had a 5 digit code that I've had to enter to get my free hour.
Never asked me for one in the past couple of years, the day before yesterday was the first time it asked me. So figured it was new, and I was bumbed had to pay 6 bucks.
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Old Apr 28, 21, 11:31 pm
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Originally Posted by HWGeeks View Post
Never asked me for one in the past couple of years, the day before yesterday was the first time it asked me. So figured it was new, and I was bumbed had to pay 6 bucks.
If you know the person, you can just text them using the free messaging system and ask them for the code. Boom problem solved!
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Old Apr 29, 21, 6:33 am
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Originally Posted by lyrad89 View Post
They've definitely been using iPhone 7 Pluses for over 3-4 years now.
I stand corrected. Apologies.
I found this article from 2017 when DL dumped Microsoft and transitioned to iPads in the cockpit and iPhones in the cabin.
https://appleinsider.com/articles/17...-in-early-2018
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Old Apr 29, 21, 3:33 pm
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Originally Posted by mot29 View Post
I don't think this is new. I've always had a 5 digit code that I've had to enter to get my free hour.
Definitely new....I was a regular abuser of this

Regardless -- I thought internet was going free soon
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