AT&T’s Randall Stephenson discusses HBO’s deal w/ Apple, claims HBO gets viewer data in return

Apple on Monday announced its all-new TV app for Apple TV, including the new “Channels” feature for subscribing to third-party services through the TV app. Apple touts that the TV protects user privacy, but one streaming executive says they still get data back through the partnership. more… The post AT&T’s Randall Stephenson discusses HBO’s deal […]

Sprint calls AT&T’s ‘5G E’ branding ‘fake 5G’ in letter to consumers, promises own 5G network in 2019

Sprint in an open letter to consumers derides AT&T for its "5G Evolution" advertising push, saying accompanying "5G E" connectivity branding — soon to land on iPhone with iOS 12.2 — is a gambit designed to mislead consumers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ AT&T’s DirecTV Now, iPhone 8 & 10.9-inch iPad reports, iPhone 6s battery replacements, more

In this week’s top stories: We go hands-on with AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service, more iPhone 8 reports arrive alongside news of an upcoming iPad refresh, we show you how to check if your iPhone 6s is eligible for a battery replacement, and much more. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming TV service officially unveiled: launching November 30 from $35/month + free Apple TV offer

AT&T has officially unveiled details about its upcoming streaming TV service called DirecTV Now. The company first announced the subscription video service back in March, promising “on-demand and live programming from many networks, plus premium add-on options” over the Internet similar to Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. Details on pricing and availability have been limited until now. […]

Apple ‘Monitoring’ AT&T’s Potential Time Warner Acquisition

Amid rumors suggesting AT&T is considering purchasing Time Warner, the parent company of networks like CNN and HBO, The Wall Street Journal says Apple is keeping a close eye on the situation as it would have a major impact on the television industry and could potentially impact future television deals Apple might make with the […]