All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ATT’

T-Mobile CEO Calls AT&T Payouts “Desperate”

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, depending on the phone model. The move was a tacit admission that T-Mobile has been syphoning off subscribers from AT&T. …

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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 turned T-Mobile, the fourth largest mobile provider in the U.S., into a pain in the sides of larger mobile providers …

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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 slightly lower price than was estimated before. AT&T has now sold the lease rights to at least 9,000 of its …

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Google Fiber To Offer Free Internet To Austin-Based Community Organizations

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. Now Google is firing back. Google Fiber announced today that it will be donating ten years of free Gigabit Internet …

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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 service would cost more than Google Fiber, but that’s not the case. AT&T announced this week that it’s starting to …

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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 make up the cost of the phone. Now one carrier isn’t so sure of that business plan anymore. CNET reports …

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AT&T Announces 4G Data Roaming in Canada Through Rogers

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 monthly data to use Rogers’ network. The packages start at $30 per month for 120MB and also come in $60 …

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Cell Phone Plans: AT&T’s No-Contract Announcement

“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 says that customers can save $15 a month and have the option of getting a new smartphone every year. This …

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Samsung Galaxy S4s are Free on Black Friday (Whoa)

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 only. This is still a great deal, especially for those who have been looking at their Galaxy S3s with a …

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom Set for November 8th Release with AT&T

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. 8. As the first major United States mobile carrier to offer the phone, AT&T stated that the device will only …

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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 that matches analyst targets. AT&T brought in $32.2 billion in revenue during the previous quarter, a 2.2% increase over the …

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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 released in Europe this past July. Now the device is finally coming to America next month. Samsung announced today that …

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