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YP Says It’s Number Two In Mobile Ad Revenue YP Says It’s Number Two In Mobile Ad Revenue

YP (formerly AT&T Interactive) announced today that its annual ad revenue attributed to mobile surpassed $350 million, which it says makes it the number two company in the industry for that, based on data from IDC. Overall digital ad revenue …

New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers

Nearly every detail of BlackBerry’s (RIM has changed its name to just “BlackBerry”) new BlackBerry 10 operating system and smartphones were painstakingly covered in the company’s big launch event earlier today. The one very noticeable thing that wasn’t covered, however, …

Verizon Wireless Sells Spectrum to AT&T For $1.9 billion Verizon Wireless Sells Spectrum to AT&T For $1.9 billion

According to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, AT&T has agreed to acquire spectrum licenses from Verizon Wireless for $1.9 billion. The 700 MHz Block B licenses will cover 42 million people in California, Colorado, Florida, …

AT&T to Buy Alltel for $780 Million AT&T to Buy Alltel for $780 Million

Now that wireless providers in the U.S. have blanketed major urban areas with 3G and 4G LTE coverage, the companies will now have to do the hard work of providing wireless data coverage for the potential subscribers spread widely throughout …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T

AT&T announced today that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012. The number tops AT&T’s company record of 9.4 million, which was set during the 2011 holiday season. The huge sales numbers include a …

Motorola Atrix HD Gets Jelly Bean On AT&T Today Motorola Atrix HD Gets Jelly Bean On AT&T Today

Motorola angered its Atrix 4G customers back in October when the company said that it wouldn’t be bringing a promised Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade to the device. Two months later, the Atrix 4G’s big brother, the Atrix HD, gets an …

AT&T Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean AT&T Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean

It’s been a long time coming, but the Galaxy S III is finally getting its Jelly Bean update across most carriers. Sprint was the first US-based carrier to deliver the update. The other major carriers were left out, but it …

AT&T Launches New Global Packages For Voice, Text, and Data AT&T Launches New Global Packages For Voice, Text, and Data

One of the most frustrating experiences to deal with when planning a trip overseas is how to keep a smartphone working without paying hundreds of dollars in international roaming fees. AT&T today unveiled its new global add-on packages, which it …

HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today

AT&T announced today that it will begin selling the HTC One X+ on November 16. The smartphone will cost $200 with a new two-year contract and the company will begin taking pre-orders for the device today, November 13. For those …

AT&T Backs Down on Holding Apple’s FaceTime Hostage AT&T Backs Down on Holding Apple’s FaceTime Hostage
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AT&T today announced that it will enable Apple’s FaceTime software for use on its data customers for all of its customers on any type of tiered data plan – not just those with one of the new AT&T Mobile Share …

AT&T Announces Samsung Galaxy Express and MiFi Liberate For November 16 AT&T Announces Samsung Galaxy Express and MiFi Liberate For November 16

AT&T today announced that the Samsung Galaxy Express and the AT&T Mobile Hotspot MiFi Liberate will both be available for AT&T customers on November 16. The Galaxy Express will cost $100 (with a two year contract) and the MiFi Liberate …

AT&T Fined $700,000 by the FCC Over Plan-Switching AT&T Fined $700,000 by the FCC Over Plan-Switching

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission this week issued an Enforcement Bureau consent decree stating that AT&T has agreed to pay $700,000 to the U.S. Department of Treasury to “resolve complaints that the company switched certain consumers to its mandatory monthly …

AT&T to Spend $14 Billion Expanding Broadband Networks AT&T to Spend $14 Billion Expanding Broadband Networks
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AT&T today announced that it will invest $14 billion over the next three years to “expand and enhance” its wireless and wireline broadband networks. The company is calling its investment plan “Project Velocity IP” (VIP), and claims that the expansion …

Nokia Lumia 920 Hits AT&T For $99 On Friday Nokia Lumia 920 Hits AT&T For $99 On Friday
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The Nokia Lumia 920 is the face of Windows Phone 8 going into the holiday season. If the new phones do well, AT&T will have a winner since the Lumia 920 is exclusive to the carrier. Of course, we never …

Isis Mobile Wallet App is Available – For a Few Isis Mobile Wallet App is Available – For a Few

Isis, the mobile wallet technology that AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile have sunk millions of dollars into over the past year was delayed past its originally planned launch. This week, the service has finally launched – sort of. According to a …

AT&T Will Implement Its Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program On November 28 AT&T Will Implement Its Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Program On November 28
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You may recall a certain plan being put into place by the Center for Copyright Information and leading ISPs around the nation. It would use a six-strike program to levy harsher penalties on repeat copyright infringers. Beyond that, we didn’t …

AT&T and IBM Announce a Cloud Service For Private Networks AT&T and IBM Announce a Cloud Service For Private Networks
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This week AT&T and IBM announced that they will be teaming up to provide a “network-enabled” cloud service for private networks. The product will be promoted to Fortune 1000 companies across the world as an option for companies that need …

Windows Phone 8 Pre-Orders Open October 21 [Report] Windows Phone 8 Pre-Orders Open October 21 [Report]
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Are you excited by Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8 platform? Did the Nokia Lumia 920 or HTC 8X sell you on the concept? If so, you may be wondering when the delightfully colorful phones will be available for pre-order at …

AT&T Reduces Its Return Policy From 30 Days To 14 Days AT&T Reduces Its Return Policy From 30 Days To 14 Days
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AT&T had a pretty generous return policy. Customers had 30 days to try out their new purchase to see if it fits their lifestyle. If not, they could return the device, and even cancel their service, without any penalties. Had …

Nokia’s Lumia 920 Is Exclusive To AT&T Nokia’s Lumia 920 Is Exclusive To AT&T

Nokia made a great case for Windows Phone 8 last month when it showed off its new Lumia models. The Lumia 920 was especially impressive with its amazing camera and neat form factor. Until now, we didn’t know if the …