A full month of mobile web on your phone seem like a bit much? A tad overwhelming, perhaps? Alltel subscribers now have an option situated squarely between per-kilobyte and monthly rates for its "Axcess" content: the easy-to-swallow Day Pass, coming in at just $1.49 for 24 hours of all-you-can-eat news, sports, and miscellany. Of course, customers are still more than welcome to buy ringtones, wallpapers, and games over their data connection without paying a dime -- but if you simply must know the score in the game, you're now just $1.49 away.

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