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AT&T's $85 billion Time Warner deal closes
AT&T's $85 billion Time Warner deal closes
AT&T has closed its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner following a favorable court ruling. The Trump Administration was opposed to the ...... 15 Jun 2018 - 2 comments
AT&T backs away from a Huawei deal because of fears of Chinese spying
AT&T backs away from a Huawei deal because of fears of Chinese spying
Huawei is the world's third largest smartphone manufacturer, right behind Apple and Samsung. In fact, it even surpassed Apple in the second ...... 12 Jan 2018
AT&T to bring 5G to U.S. this year
AT&T to bring 5G to U.S. this year
AT&T has announced that it will rollout its initial 5G cellular network services in the United States in 2018. The announcement comes weeks ...... 04 Jan 2018 - 1 comment
T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
T-Mobile and Sprint have ceased the merger talks
After rumors of Sprint and T-Mobile ending the merger talks we have finally an official statement. T-Mobile has released a statement clarifying ...... 04 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
AT&T unveils streaming TV service for $35 per month
AT&T unveils streaming TV service for $35 per month
AT&T has announced a streaming TV package, DirecTV Now, for just $35 per month. The service will have over 100 channels and includes unlimited ...... 27 Oct 2016
AT&T offers $85 billion to acquire Time Warner
AT&T offers $85 billion to acquire Time Warner
AT&T, fresh off their massive $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, has now offered $85 billion to purchase Time Warner Inc. The deal, which ...... 22 Oct 2016 - 9 comments
Report: AT&T to build Android rival with help from ZTE, Cyanogen
Report: AT&T to build Android rival with help from ZTE, Cyanogen
According to a new report, AT&T is looking to build its own version of Android thanks to some help from ZTE and Cyanogen. The sources claimed ...... 31 Mar 2016 - 2 comments
AT&T adds uncapped tier to its U-verse broadband service
AT&T adds uncapped tier to its U-verse broadband service
AT&T has announced this week that it will increase monthly data caps for its U-verse home broadband service, including adding a new unlimited tier. ...... 31 Mar 2016 - 3 comments
Forget it, Verizon is not bringing unlimited data back
Forget it, Verizon is not bringing unlimited data back
Verizon published fourth quarter earning earlier this week stating "a strong, balanced" quarter. On the whole the company's wireless business ...... 22 Jan 2016
AT&T to drop contracts for good next week
AT&T to drop contracts for good next week
AT&T is preparing to drop contracts on January 8th, making it the latest carrier to move away from two-year contracts and subsidized phone purchases. ...... 03 Jan 2016 - 1 comment
AT&T 'unlimited' plan owners will now get throttled after 22GB of data used
AT&T 'unlimited' plan owners will now get throttled after 22GB of data used
AT&T, staring down a potential $100 million FCC fine, has changed their policy on throttling 'unlimited' data plan owners. Back when the ...... 16 Sep 2015 - 10 comments
AT&T to offer Microsoft Surface 3 LTE in U.S.
AT&T to offer Microsoft Surface 3 LTE in U.S.
AT&T has confirmed that it will be the first wireless carrier to offer the Microsoft Surface 3 tablet with 4G LTE support in the U.S. The ...... 22 Jul 2015 - 3 comments
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV is nearing completion
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV is nearing completion
The U.S. FCC has greenlighted AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV, the $48.5 billion merger that will now create the U.S.' largest pay-TV company. ...... 22 Jul 2015
Approval for AT&T, DirecTV merger expected this month
Approval for AT&T, DirecTV merger expected this month
AT&T is expected to get U.S. regulatory approval later this month for its proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV giant DirecTV. ...... 04 Jul 2015
DOJ, FCC likely to let AT&T, DirecTV merger complete
DOJ, FCC likely to let AT&T, DirecTV merger complete
The Justice Department and Federal Communications Commission are both near ending their review of the proposed AT&T acquisition of DirecTV, ...... 13 May 2015
PSA: If AT&T 'crammed' you, your deadline for getting a refund is tomorrow
PSA: If AT&T 'crammed' you, your deadline for getting a refund is tomorrow
Earlier this year, AT&T settled with the U.S. FTC over "cramming," a practice in which the carrier allowed third-parties to charge customers ...... 30 Apr 2015
BlackBerry Passport, Classic headed to AT&T this week
BlackBerry Passport, Classic headed to AT&T this week
BlackBerry has finally found U.S. carrier support for its latest devices, the strange 'Passport' and the 'Classic.' AT&T will begin selling ...... 18 Feb 2015 - 1 comment
Celebrating 100 years since the first transcontinental phone call was completed
Celebrating 100 years since the first transcontinental phone call was completed
Flying way under the radar today is the 100th anniversary of a major historical event: the first ever transcontinental phone call being completed. ...... 25 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
T-Mobile US CEO has another laugh at AT&T
T-Mobile US CEO has another laugh at AT&T
T-Mobile US CEO John Legere has taken the easy shot at AT&T, after it was reported that the carrier will be raising its activation fees. ...... 16 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
AT&T makes DirecTV acquisition official
AT&T makes DirecTV acquisition official
After a week of speculation, AT&T has officially announced a $48.5 billion acquisition of satellite TV giant DirecTV. "This is a unique opportunity ...... 18 May 2014 - 1 comment
AT&T to announce acquisition of DirecTV on Monday
AT&T to announce acquisition of DirecTV on Monday
According to multiple reports and first reported by Buzzfeed, AT&T will announce their acquisition of satellite TV giant DirecTV on Monday. ...... 18 May 2014 - 1 comment
AT&T begins rolling out voice-over-LTE calling service
AT&T begins rolling out voice-over-LTE calling service
AT&T has announced the official launch of their voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) calling service, which will begin rolling out to certain markets next week. ...... 17 May 2014
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV could near $50 billion
AT&T acquisition of DirecTV could near $50 billion
As previously reported, AT&T is in active negotiations to purchase satellite TV giant DirecTV, in what is expected to be one of the largest ...... 13 May 2014
AT&T looking into purchasing satellite giant DirecTV
AT&T looking into purchasing satellite giant DirecTV
According to sources, AT&T has approached DirecTV about acquiring the satellite TV giant. Given the current value of DTV, any deal would ...... 04 May 2014
AT&T building its own streaming video service
AT&T building its own streaming video service
AT&T and media powerhouse the Chernin Group have invested $500 million in building a new streaming video service. The venture will specifically ...... 24 Apr 2014
AT&T shows off potential new launch areas for gigabit fiber Internet service
AT&T shows off potential new launch areas for gigabit fiber Internet service
AT&T is preparing a true rival for Google Fiber, showing off potential launch sites for expanding their gigabit speed fiber Internet service, GigaPower. ...... 22 Apr 2014 - 12 comments
AT&T increases data for free on no-contract GoPhone plans
AT&T increases data for free on no-contract GoPhone plans
Starting next week, AT&T will boost their pre-paid GoPhone plans with additional data, with no additional change in price. The base GoPhone ...... 20 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Smartphone 'Kill Switch' to curb growing theft problem in U.S.
Can a pledge from the smartphone industry to include anti-theft features in all smartphones sold after July 2015 stop the 'apple picking' problem ...... 19 Apr 2014 - 8 comments
FCC approves AT&T's purchase of Leap Wireless
FCC approves AT&T's purchase of Leap Wireless
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved large carrier AT&T's acquisition of Leap Wireless, a company best known for the pre-paid ...... 15 Mar 2014
AT&T slashes prices on some plans
AT&T slashes prices on some plans
Seeing increasing pressure from rival carrier T-Mobile, AT&T dropped the price of its family plans earlier in the year and has followed up that ...... 11 Mar 2014 - 3 comments
AT&T expands LTE roaming to new nations
AT&T expands LTE roaming to new nations
AT&T has announced that its LTE roaming has been expanded to 13 new nations. The large carrier first introduced international LTE roaming ...... 25 Feb 2014
Beats Music streaming service launching January 21st
Beats Music streaming service launching January 21st
Beats Music, the streaming service run by Beats Electronics, will launch on January 21st. The headphone company, run by music industry exec ...... 12 Jan 2014
AT&T giving T-Mobile users up to $450 to switch carriers
AT&T giving T-Mobile users up to $450 to switch carriers
T-Mobile, which has not-so-quietly been taking back subscribers from rival carriers, seems to have struck a nerve with the U.S' second-largest ...... 05 Jan 2014 - 6 comments
AT&T: Smartphone hardware subsidies are likely dead into the future
AT&T: Smartphone hardware subsidies are likely dead into the future
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has said that the company will likely kill off device subsidies into the future. "When you're growing the business ...... 11 Dec 2013 - 6 comments
AT&T launches new 'Mobile Share Value Plans' to rival T-Mobile 'Uncarrier'
AT&T launches new 'Mobile Share Value Plans' to rival T-Mobile 'Uncarrier'
AT&T has launched their new "Mobile Share Value Plans" in an effort to help customers save on their monthly bills if they bring their own devices. ...... 06 Dec 2013
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