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AT&T Turbo will boost your service for $7 per month

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The carriers are at it again. | Illustration: The Verge

AT&T has a new optional feature for some of its plans. It’s called Turbo, and for $7 per month, it provides “better speed and stability” for a line of service by upgrading your data plan to “performance data.” AT&T pitches it as an add-on to help with demanding applications, like gaming. Okay, but what exactly is “performance data?” It’s kind of unclear. But we can sort of piece it together based on what it isn’t.

If you were hoping Turbo could help boost service on a prepaid or entry-level postpaid plan, I have bad news. It’s only available on a handful of AT&T’s postpaid plans: Unlimited Premium PL, Unlimited Extra EL, and Unlimited Elite. They’re already some of AT&T’s fanciest and priciest plans, with lots of hotspot data and…

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