AT&T awarded $100,000 in its Connect Ability challenge, which aims to help those with disabilities through tech.
In June, the FCC proposed a potentially $100 million fine against AT&T for allegedly failing to disclose to its “unlimited” data plan subscribers the extent to which their data access could be throttled if they used too much of it in any given month. The company recently responded to the allegations, and let’s just say that AT&T isn’t exactly thrilled.… [More]
BTIG Research’s Walter Piecyk today digs into the details of AT&T‘s (T) Q2 results last Thursday, which featured a beat on EPS that he links to fewer of Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone sold than the Street had been expecting, but it may actually be good news for Apple. Writes Piecyk, upgrade rates on smartphones were lower than [...]
AT&T is not happy about the FCC's proposed $100 million fine levied against the carrier regarding its throttling practices. The FCC last month alleged that AT&T did not properly inform grandfathered unlimited customers about its network management techniques, which included slowing their internet speeds. Show More Summary
AT&T claims required disclosure to customers violates its 1st Amendment rights.
American Express Plenti - the coalition rewards program that gives you points for transactions with a variety of merchants like AT&T, ExxonMobil, RiteAid, and more now has a new competitor Earn by Microsoft. So far their partners are in different spaces. Show More Summary
Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC is trying to gain a foothold in the U.S. smartphone market. Most of the phones the company recently released have not been doing well in the market, but HTC hopes to change their luck with the upcoming release of a high-end smartphone specifically for the U.S. market, if reports turn out to be true.
While the company had to make some concessions in order to gain federal approval (relating to its broadband services and net neutrality), we think that they were worthwhile, considering the revenue and cost synergies that the combined company would provide in an increasingly competitive wireless and content distribution landscape. Show More Summary
AT&T and NYU have announced the winners of the Connect Ability Challenge.
AT&T has agreed to extend its 1 Gbps FTTP service to more E-rate eligible schools and libraries in its wireline footprint as one of the concessions of its now-completed acquisition of DirecTV.
From ProPublica: For seven years, a Wisconsin telecom consultant has waged an unsuccessful legal fight against AT&T, alleging that the company long defrauded a federal program by overcharging the nation’s schools and libraries for Internet and telephone services. Now an appeals court in the District of Columbia has given new life to his case. The […]
Twenty-five years after President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T is calling on app developers to use existing technology to create solutions for people with disabilities.
AT&T reported a reasonably good set of Q2 2015 numbers, with earnings beating consensus while revenues were roughly in line with street estimates. On the wireless side, revenues grew by about 2.1% year-over-year, driven by higher equipment revenues and stabilizing service revenues. Show More Summary
The latest batch of leaked images claiming to be of a prototype of the Galaxy Note 5 showcase the phone in golden hue. The presence of AT&T's stock apps suggests that the handset may make its way to the US carrier sometime later this year.
The FCC will allow AT&T to absorb DirecTV because the merger doesn't threaten consumers the same way Comcast's deal with Time Warner Cable might have. Video provided by Newsy
In this week’s Weekend News Roundup, I have the following stories that may be of interest to Surface owners or enthusiasts: New Firmware for Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3 Surface 3 LTE Hits AT&T Stores Surface Revenue Up New Surface Ad...Show More Summary
If you are wanting to get a new cell phone provider, or maybe even just get a great phone at a very cheap price, this cash back offer may really help you! Get $450 Cash Back With New AT&T Contracts This offer expires tomorrow and is available through TopCashBack. Show More Summary
While the unlocked version of the LG G4 has had a root method for a little while, the harder nuts to crack — namely the versions offered by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon and others without an easily unlockable bootloader — have had to wait. Show More Summary