This might be of interest to some. The full article talks about a plan in 6 months that does not require local phone service with AT&T.
June 18, 2007, 3:10PM
AT&T quietly introduces $10 DSL plan
By PETER SVENSSON
NEW YORK — Without any sort of fanfare, AT&T Inc. has started offering a broadband Internet service for $10 a month, half the price of its cheapest advertised plan.
The DSL, or digital subscriber line, plan introduced Saturday is part of the concessions made by San Antonio-based AT&T to the Federal Communications Commission to get its $86 billion acquisition of BellSouth Corp. approved last December.
The $10 offer is available to customers in the 22-state AT&T service region, which includes former BellSouth areas, who have never had AT&T or BellSouth broadband, spokesman Michael Coe confirmed today. Local phone service and a one-year contract are required. The modem is free….