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AT&T Now Allows Current Subscribers to Upgrade to “Next” AT&T Now Allows Current Subscribers to Upgrade to “Next”

AT&T today announced that it has eased up on the requirements for its Next plans. The carrier will now allow current AT&T subscribers to enjoy the same Next plans that new subscribers do. The new policy applies to all AT&T …

AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics

AT&T today announced that it has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to provide network solutions for broadcasts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AT&T’s network will be utilized to stream coverage of the Olympics to the U.S. throughout …

AT&T’s Sponsored Data Raises Big Concerns For Consumers and Content Providers AT&T’s Sponsored Data Raises Big Concerns For Consumers and Content Providers
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Though it was easy to miss among the flood of CES coverage this week, AT&T has announced a plan to capture new revenue from its data network. Called “Sponsored Data,” the plan would see AT&T charging mobile content providers for …

FCC Watching AT&T’s Sponsored Data Closely FCC Watching AT&T’s Sponsored Data Closely

Early this week AT&T announced its new plan to allow “Sponsored Data” over its network. The plan would see content providers paying AT&T for the data usage costs incurred by AT&T mobile subscribers. The scheme would allow those content providers …

AT&T To Provide Wireless Data For Tesla and Audi Vehicles AT&T To Provide Wireless Data For Tesla and Audi Vehicles
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AT&T this week announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Tesla to provide wireless data for Tesla vehicles. The deal covers current Tesla vehicles such as the Model S as well as future Tesla vehicles. Tesla is a …

AT&T’s Sponsored Data Criticized by Congresswoman AT&T’s Sponsored Data Criticized by Congresswoman

Yesterday AT&T announced its “Sponsored Data” initiative, which would allow companies to pay AT&T subscribers’ data costs for accessing their content. The plan immediately raised red flags for net neutrality activists, who saw the plan as the very thing they …

CES 2014: AT&T Announces New “Sponsored Data” Offering CES 2014: AT&T Announces New “Sponsored Data” Offering
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AT&T today unveiled a new plan to allow content providers to subsidize data costs for AT&T mobile subscribers. The plan, called “Sponsored Data” would allow companies to pay for any data charges that AT&T mobile customers would ordinarily incur accessing …

T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate” T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate”
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Earlier today, AT&T announced that it will now pay up to $450 to T-Mobile customers willing to switch over to an AT&T plan. The deal included $200 per line for the switch and up to $250 for a traded-in smartphone, …

AT&T to Pay Up to $450 For T-Mobile Subscribers to Switch AT&T to Pay Up to $450 For T-Mobile Subscribers to Switch

Just over two years ago AT&T and T-Mobile were set to merge into But for the U.S. Department of Justice that merger would have created the largest mobile provider in the U.S., further stifling competition. Instead, CEO John Legere has …

AT&T Closes $4.83 Billion Tower Rights Sale AT&T Closes $4.83 Billion Tower Rights Sale

Back in October, AT&T announced that it would be selling the lease rights to many of its U.S. towers to Crown Castle International for approximately $4.85 billion. The mobile provider today announced that the deal has closed, though at a …

Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations
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This week, it was revealed that AT&T would beat Google Fiber to the punch in bringing fiber-backed Internet to Austin, Texas. The incumbent telecom company would also match Google Fiber on price by offering gigabit Internet for $70 a month. …

AT&T Will Offer Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month AT&T Will Offer Gigabit Internet In Austin For $70 A Month

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be bringing Google Fiber to Austin at some point in 2014. The local incumbent ISP – AT&T – immediately announced afterward that it would do the same. Many thought that AT&T’s gigabit …

AT&T Is Tired Of Footing The Bill For Your New Smartphones AT&T Is Tired Of Footing The Bill For Your New Smartphones

For the longest time, wireless carriers have operated on a business plan that subsidized hardware in exchange for locking customers into a pricey two-year contract. The logic was that the almost pure profit these carriers pulled from subscriptions helped to …

AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers
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AT&T today announced a deal with Rogers Communications to provide its customers with 4G LTE data roaming capabilities while in Canada. Access to the data will, of course, not be free. AT&T customers will have to buy packages of capped …

Cell Phone Plans: AT&T’s No-Contract Announcement Cell Phone Plans: AT&T’s No-Contract Announcement
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“Mobile Share Value,” the new no-service-contract cell phone plan from AT&T, was unveiled this morning and promises to give customers ease in data sharing while saving money and enjoying the nation’s fastest and most reliable 4G LTE network. The company …

Samsung Galaxy S4s are Free on Black Friday (Whoa) Samsung Galaxy S4s are Free on Black Friday (Whoa)
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The day after Thanksgiving could be your day to finally upgrade your phone: The most recent edition of the highly popular Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S4 will be free on Black Friday. Of course, this is with a two-year contract …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Set for November 8th Release with AT&T
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It’s finally arrived, and the wait is over – at least for AT&T customers. AT&T issued a press release in regards to the mobile device’s release. According to the AT&T Newsroom, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom will be released Nov. …

AT&T Gained Subscribers, Raises Revenue in Third Quarter AT&T Gained Subscribers, Raises Revenue in Third Quarter

Through big changes in pricing plans and a larger shift in the mobile industry, AT&T is still standing solid as the second largest mobile provider in the U.S. The company today released its third-quarter financial results, revealing steadily increased revenue …

Galaxy S 4 Mini Comes To The U.S. In November Galaxy S 4 Mini Comes To The U.S. In November

Just like with the Galaxy S III before it, the Galaxy S 4 was miniaturized into a more affordable version of its flagship brother. The device – known as the Galaxy S 4 Mini – was unveiled in May and …

AT&T Sells Tower Rights to Crown Castle For $4.85 Billion AT&T Sells Tower Rights to Crown Castle For $4.85 Billion

AT&T and Crown Castle International have announced a wireless tower deal totaling $4.85 billion. Under the terms of the deal, AT&T will lease 9,100 of its wireless towers and sell 600 of its wireless towers to Crown Castle. Crown Castle …

AT&T Takes on Google With Austin Fiber Network AT&T Takes on Google With Austin Fiber Network

AT&T today announced that it will, for sure, be installing 1 Gigabit fiber network in Austin, Texas. The company had announced in April that it intended to expand U-verse to the city. AT&T is currently deploying the network and intends …