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What really is 4G?

What really is 4G?

You’ve been hearing the term 4G with the latest release of the iPhone. If you’ve been wondering about what that really means, just know that you are not the only one. It is quite a fancy term that Apple has been using to present its latest phone as the most advanced compared to others. This [...]

May 27th, 2013 by Loic Cobbina

AT&T’s Apple Customers Rejoice: FaceTime Now Available to More Users

AT&T’s Apple Customers Rejoice: FaceTime Now Available to More Users

Making video calling available to customers over a cellular network is becoming the bane of mobile carriers. On the one hand, allowing people to make video calls will naturally take them away from voice calls; on the other hand, the features built into smartphone nowadays mean consumers use more and more features outside of the [...]

November 12th, 2012 by Anthony West

New AT&T 6-Strikes Policy to Help Clamp Down on Online Piracy

New AT&T 6-Strikes Policy to Help Clamp Down on Online Piracy

Music and media companies have been trying for years to stem the tide of online piracy but even with high-profile prosecutions and the millions in fine levied against users, most people guilty of downloading and distributing copyrighted material have done so with impunity. That could change shortly if the six-strike program being rolled out by [...]

October 15th, 2012 by Anthony West

AT&T Activated 3.7 Million iPhones Last Quarter

AT&T Activated 3.7 Million iPhones Last Quarter

How popular is the iPhone? So popular that it accounted for 73% of AT&T’s smartphone activations last quarter. In all 5.1 million smartphones were activated and the iPhone was 3.7 million of those. And it’s not just AT&T which is benefiting from the tremendous popularity of the iPhone; Verizon released its figures and sure enough, [...]

August 14th, 2012 by Anthony West

Law Enforcement Demanded 1.3 Million Cell Phone Records Last Year

Law Enforcement Demanded 1.3 Million Cell Phone Records Last Year

Anyone who thought the democratization of technology in the West would lead to more freedom and privacy is surely mistaken. Now more than ever, people who use high-end communications technology are finding that their privacy is being violated every day by the authorities. New data has revealed that AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and five [...]

August 6th, 2012 by Anthony West

43% Of U.S. Teens Text While Driving Without Caring About Consequences

43% Of U.S. Teens Text While Driving Without Caring About Consequences

If driving while talking on the phone is equivalent to driving while drunk, then driving while texting must be tantamount to being asleep. Yet this despite these very dangerous implications, lots of people (especially teens) do both without regard for the consequences. A new study conducted by AT&T found that 43% of teens admit to [...]

June 2nd, 2012 by Anthony West

4.5 Billion Spam Text Messages Are Sent Every Year

4.5 Billion Spam Text Messages Are Sent Every Year

There has never been a more lucrative time for spammers like now and it seems the mobile phone is the new cash cow. According to new figures from a Bloomberg report and spam expert Richi Jennings, text message spam is the fastest growing sector among spammers and increased 45% in 2011 to a staggering 4.5 [...]

May 15th, 2012 by Anthony West

AT&T Will Throttle Mobile Bandwidth Of Top 5% Users

AT&T Will Throttle Mobile Bandwidth Of Top 5% Users

It was bound to happen sooner or later—and it was always going to be spearheaded by big-name carriers like AT&T. I am talking about the limiting of mobile bandwidth of course, and fresh news is that AT&T plans to cut the allocation of its top 5% users. The company sent out text messages last week [...]

March 3rd, 2012 by Anthony West

AT&T Sells 20% Of iPhones

AT&T Sells 20% Of iPhones

When you are a telecoms carrier in a very competitive market, you need all the advantages you can get. And the partnership between Apple and AT&T has proven a winner—for both parties. According to the recent earnings figures released by AT&T, the company had a stellar year in 2011, and was only marred by the [...]

February 8th, 2012 by Anthony West

1.2 Billion AT&T Wi-Fi Connections Were Made During 2011

1.2 Billion AT&T Wi-Fi Connections Were Made During 2011

The failed acquisition of T-Mobile might have cost AT&T a tidy sum but that hasn’t stopped the company from posting stellar numbers for the 2011. The company released its data and Wi-Fi connection rates for 2011 and managed to score big in almost every department. Wi-Fi Network traffic was up tripled against figures for 2010, [...]

February 5th, 2012 by Anthony West

AT&T Gives Up On T-Mobile Deal While Losing $4 Billion

AT&T Gives Up On T-Mobile Deal While Losing $4 Billion

In the world of big-money acquisitions and telecoms giants, a failed attempt at a buy-out can be costly. This is what telecoms giant AT&T found out after it had to back out on a proposed purchase of European controlled telecoms company T-Mobile. AT&T announced its intentions to call off the purchase in an official statement, [...]

December 28th, 2011 by Anthony West

AT&T Drives A Whopping 20% Of U.S. Internet Traffic

AT&T Drives A Whopping 20% Of U.S. Internet Traffic

As an ISP, AT&T is no slouch and is considered one of the top providers on internet connectivity in the world. This view tends to shape the way the company operates at the consumer level and so it comes as no surprise that AT&T controls over 20% of the U.S. internet business traffic. The figure [...]

November 20th, 2011 by Anthony West

AT&T and T-Mobile File Formal Replies to Opponents in FCC Motion

AT&T and T-Mobile File Formal Replies to Opponents in FCC Motion

AT&T and T-Mobile filed their replies to the motions that opposed their proposed $39 billion merger. Both companies prepared a joint 229 page document that maintains that the merger will not hurt the consumers, which is what their opponents are saying. Those who oppose the merger are Sprint and consumers groups. Sprint claims that the [...]

June 14th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

Major Organizations Support AT&T and T-Mobile Merger

Major Organizations Support AT&T and T-Mobile Merger

AT&T has gained support from major organizations with regards to its bid to acquire T-Mobile USA. It was in March when the company announced its plan to takeover T-Mobile USA for the price of $39 billion. The deal will be finalized when both the Federal Communications Commission and the United States Department of Justice approves [...]

June 6th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

AT&T 4G To Be At Par With Verizon In 2014

AT&T 4G To Be At Par With Verizon In 2014

AT&T will roll out its 4G network in the second half of 2011. Verizon would have a huge head start and AT&T said that it would need at least three years to be able to catch up with its rival. AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega gave out these words at the All Things [...]

June 5th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

AT&T LTE Rolls Out In 5 Cities This Summer

AT&T LTE Rolls Out In 5 Cities This Summer

AT&T will begin deploying its 4G LTE network this summer in five cities in the United States. These are Dallas, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, and San Antonio. It said that its next generation network will also be installed in ten more cities later this year. The carrier announced last year that it planned to roll out [...]

May 28th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

Lawsuit Claims AT&T Bills Customers Phantom Data Charges

Lawsuit Claims AT&T Bills Customers Phantom Data Charges

A class action lawsuit was filed against AT&T that claimed the carrier’s billing system records data use up to three times the actual usage, which includes phantom charges while the phone is not in use. AT&T said that the issue is a misunderstanding of how data usage is billed. The class action lawsuit was filed [...]

May 22nd, 2011 by Debbie Parker

Hearing of Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on AT&T’s Merge

Hearing of Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee on AT&T’s Merge

The fact that AT&T Inc. wants to purchase T-Mobile USA Inc. for $39 billion makes U.S. senators really concerned. The main reason for it is that this purchase will make one leading company in the market of wireless services and there won’t be any competition to keep the prices as low as possible. One of [...]

May 14th, 2011 by Debbie Parker

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