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June 28, 2018
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AT&T more than doubles ‘administration fee’ on post-paid phones, tablets and smartwatches

AT&T could add some $ 970 million to its annual revenue by increasing from 76 cents to nearly $ 2 an "administrative fee" that shows up as a line item buried deep in customers’ monthly bills. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 20, 2018
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AT&T expands ‘5G Evolution’ to 117 markets, sets stage for mobile 5G rollout this year

Apple partner carrier AT&T on Thursday announced the expansion of "5G Evolution" wireless technology to more than 100 U.S. markets, laying the foundation for a planned mobile 5G service launch later this year. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 4, 2018
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AT&T announces plans to launch mobile 5G service in 12 cities by end of 2018

After the cellular industry agreed on specifications for the next-generation mobile 5G standard in December, AT&T on Wednesday announced plans to begin rolling out its own flavor of the speedy wireless technology by the end of 2018. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

November 3, 2017
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Temporary iPhone X activation problems occur as AT&T, Verizon servers get slammed

Some users with a new iPhone X are being stymied by error messages when trying to activate the device, caused by massive load on AT&T and Verizon’s servers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 4, 2017
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AT&T promotions offer BOGO iPhone 7 or free iPad with DirecTV

Looking to capitalize on the popularity of Apple’s products, AT&T this week launched two deals offering DirecTV and Next wireless customers a free iPhone 7 — with the purchase of a first iPhone 7 — or free iPad. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
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Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

If you’re looking for a new ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan, the competition between carriers continues to offer cheaper deals. All four major carriers have announced new or revised tariffs this month, Verizon kicking things off, followed by T-Mobile dropping restrictions, … Continue reading

February 16, 2017
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Head to head: Comparing AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile & Verizon’s ‘unlimited’ wireless plans for iPhone

All four of the big U.S. wireless providers once again have unlimited plans available to smartphone users. AppleInsider looks into the four, and gives you the data you need to make the best choice possible if you’re in the market. … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
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AT&T Again Raising Price of Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Starting in March of 2017, AT&T will raise the prices of its grandfathered unlimited data plans by $5, according to information obtained by DSLReports. The price hike is AT&T’s second price increase in the last 12 months and will raise … Continue reading

December 9, 2016
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AT&T Customers to Receive More Than $88M in Refunds Following Mobile Cramming Settlement

The United States Federal Trade Commission today announced that it is giving more than $88 million in refunds to 2.7 million AT&T customers who had unauthorized third-party charges added to their service bills, something better known as “mobile cramming.” The … Continue reading

December 3, 2016
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AT&T and Verizon Facing FCC Scrutiny After Exempting Their Own Apps From Data Caps

Both AT&T and Verizon offer apps and streaming services that don’t count against the data cap they impose on customers, a practice that the United States Federal Communications Commission does not approve of. The FCC this week sent letters (via … Continue reading

November 2, 2016
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Apple ‘Not Interested’ in Outbidding AT&T to Acquire Time Warner

Apple is “not interested” in buying media company Time Warner currently, according to “people familiar with the thinking at the company” who spoke today with CNBC. Two weeks ago, AT&T announced its interest to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion, … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
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WSJ: AT&T agrees to acquire Time Warner for >$80 billion, deal to be announced shortly (update: official!)

Update: AT&T has officially announced that it will acquire Time Warner for $ 107.50 per share. The deal will now go through the usual legal process to ensure the companies comply with anticompetitive regulations. Original story below … After a few … Continue reading

October 8, 2016
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AT&T Considering Halting All Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sales and Replacements

AT&T is considering stopping all sales and replacements of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 due to ongoing safety issues, reports Bloomberg. Citing a person “familiar with the situation,” Bloomberg says AT&T may halt sales as soon as today. AT&T, Verizon, … Continue reading