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AT&T Data Limits Go Into Effect Today AT&T Data Limits Go Into Effect Today

AT&T’s infamous data caps go into effect today. You know, the ones where if you’re a paying customer, and you use too much data on the Internet, you get charged extra? Yeah, those caps. Congratulations, paying customers. DSL customers will …

AT&T Files with FCC to Transfer T-Mobile Licenses AT&T Files with FCC to Transfer T-Mobile Licenses
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Today, AT&T began to make its case to the FCC regarding the proposed $39 acquisition of T-Mobile.  Along with the requests to transfer licenses from T-Mobile USA to AT&T, the nation’s largest mobile provider also filed a public interest statement …

TMobile Brings VoIP To Facebook TMobile Brings VoIP To Facebook
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While the future of TMobile may still be undecided, at least in relation to the AT&T merger, that hasn’t prevented the company from moving forward on various projects. The latest involves bringing free Voice over IP services to Facebook, which …

BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers
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As we reported earlier, the BlackBerry PlayBook officially went on the market today.  One of the most talked about issues with the tablet was its lack of native email and calendar clients. It seems pretty clear that the PlayBook tablet …

AT&T’s LG Thrive Announced AT&T’s LG Thrive Announced

GoPhones no longer need be DumbPhones, according to AT&T and LG. AT&T has just announced the LG Thrive, their first smartphone that doesn’t require a contract. The phone will run on the Android 2.2 platform and be available for purchase …

FCC: AT&T, Verizon Must Offer Roaming Deals to Competitors FCC: AT&T, Verizon Must Offer Roaming Deals to Competitors
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As AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile looms, the mobile giant was hit with a new regulation, along with other wireless leader Verizon. Today, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that AT&T and Verizon must make data roaming deals that allow smaller carriers …

AT&T CEO Gets Blasted on USAToday AT&T CEO Gets Blasted on USAToday
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The first newspaper to introduce color into the world of black and white print media is still going strong, effectively transitioning to Internet-based content. This, of course, is not newsworthy. However, because USAToday.com allows comments, every so often, there are …

AT&T T-Mobile Deal: iPhone Service Improved?
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AT&T looks to be on the defensive. Criticisms of AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile have been getting stronger, as is evident by Sprint’s public protest released this week. Many are worried about that the deal could lead to a wireless …

Sprint: “AT&T / T-Mobile Deal Would Harm Consumers”

Since last week’s announcement that AT&T, the nation’s largest wireless provider, is planning to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion, there has been no lack of criticism from many different outlets. Many worry that the deal could harm competition and in …

Verizon Sprint Merger Not Looking Likely
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As you probably know, AT&T and T-Mobile USA announced plans for the former to acquire the latter from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion in cash and stock. While the deal, expected to close in a year, has to go over …

T-Mobile iPhone Not in the Cards Just Yet T-Mobile iPhone Not in the Cards Just Yet
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When the AT&T/T-Mobile deal was announced, one of the first things that came to many people’s minds was something along the lines of, ‘Well, I guess T-Mobile’s getting the iPhone too.” That may or may not be the case, but …

LG Thrill 4G, HTC HD7S Announced by AT&T LG Thrill 4G, HTC HD7S Announced by AT&T

AT&T announced two new smartphones today – the LG Thrill 4G and the HTC HD7S. The news comes just after the announcement that the company is acquiring T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion in cash and stock (subject …

AT&T Buys T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom

AT&T is planning on buying T-Mobile USA from Deutsche Telekom for  $39 billion in cash and stock. The deal must be approved by both the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission first. “This transaction represents a major commitment …

Facebook And Mobile Apps Becoming More Important To Small Businesses
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Small businesses are increasingly relying on mobile applications, Facebook pages for their companies, and employees working remotely through wireless technologies, according to a new survey from AT&T. More than a third (38%) of small businesses said they could not survive …

AT&T Says Goodbye To An Uncapped Internet
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And the battle against a truly open Internet where service providers do not interfere with the usage rights — look it up in the service contract: long ago, in the BNNN (before no net neutrality) days, an uncapped Internet means …

Usage Cap And Overage Fees Coming for AT&T DSL and U-Verse Internet
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News is beginning to circulate that AT&T will implement a 150GB monthly cap on landline DSL, as well as a 250GB cap on subscribers to U-Verse beginning on May 2. Will this affect you and your Internet usage? Let us …

Telecom Companies Offering Free Communication To Japan

For those who have friends or family in Japan, this past week has been stressful, and worrisome. Lines of communication have been hard to come by, specifically with calls and text. To help in this regard, AT&T is allowing for …

Dell Streak Android Tablet Available This Week

Dell has officially announced that orders for its new Dell Streak Tablet open up in the U.S. on August 12 for pre-sale registrants, and then it becomes generally available on Friday, August 13.

AT&T Launches iPhone App for U-Verse

AT&T has launched a U-Verse iPhone app, which gives U-verse subscribers the ability to download and watch TV shows on their phones.

The company says it is the first to provide an integrated mobile app that lets you manage your DVR and download/watch select shows. The app replaces the Mobile Remote Access for iPhone app.

Is the Internet Looking at Y2K Part 2?
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Richard MacManus at ReadWriteWeb ran a very interesting story about how the Internet will run out of addresses in less than a year. This is what John Curran, President and CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) says. Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf has also reportedly made a similar claim.

Verizon May Follow AT&T Pricing Model, Eliminating Unlimited Data Plans
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Verizon may soon be following in the footsteps of AT&T with a tiered pricing plan. Bloomberg interviewed Verizon Communications CFO John Killian, who told them they’d "probably need to change the design of our pricing where it will not be [a] totally unlimited, flat rate." There were mixed feelings about this when AT&T did it, with a large amount of negative opinion. Verizon will no doubt face a similar uproar.