Google's highly successful Nexus 7 is making inroads with cellular providers this week, thanks to a couple of announcements that should extend its footprint with mobile carriers.
AT&T has announced that it's extending its deal from last year -- $100 off tablets with a two-year data contract -- to the Nexus 7 through February 24. That means you can get the 32GB slate for just $199, but that's only a good deal if you were planning on using it with cellular service instead of just Wi-Fi.
If you're a T-Mobile customer, the news is more mixed. The good news is that the Nexus 7 is now available with the carrier's SIM card. However, there does not appear to be any discount on the tablet's price at this time. So if you are a T-Mobile subscriber interested in using the Nexus 7 on the network, expect to pay the full $299.
Many people still use their tablets exclusively with Wi-Fi, but as the market grows, more will want cellular connectivity for when they're not around wireless networks. But as AT&T's discount suggests, that number may be slow in growing.
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