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AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon
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Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T mobility, has revealed that his company will soon be offering shared family data plans. These plans will allow users to pay for a single data plan that covers multiple devices – smartphones and …

Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates

Last week AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made an appearance at the Milken Institutes 2012 Global Conference in Los Angeles. During his talk he made several remarks about that have gotten quite a bit of attention in recent days. He spoke …

iPhone Accounts For Two-Thirds Of Smartphone Sales iPhone Accounts For Two-Thirds Of Smartphone Sales
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In the wake of the most recent round of quarterly earnings reports, there’s been quite a bit of discussion over just who the leader of the pack is when it comes to the smartphone market. While Samsung passed Nokia to …

Chrome OS Will Get Google Drive Integration Chrome OS Will Get Google Drive Integration

Yesterday Google launched its new Google Docs replacement/Dropbox competitor Google Drive. The new service retains all the functionality of Google Docs, while also allowing users to store files of any kind. They even promise that eventually users will be able …

AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up
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AT&T just announced their first quarter financial report for their mobile business and things are looking pretty good. They added 726,000 new subscribers during the last three months and broke a record for first quarter smartphone sales with over 5.5 …

iPhone Gets 5 New Rural Carriers iPhone Gets 5 New Rural Carriers

The iPhone is now available at 5 additional U.S. regional wireless carriers, meaning users of Ivel, Kentucky-based Appalachian Wireless can get a hold of a 4S model for $50 less than AT&T customers. With the 3 largest mobile providers in …

AT&T Increases Data Caps For Prepaid Plans AT&T Increases Data Caps For Prepaid Plans
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AT&T has announced that they are raising the data caps on some of their data plans. Under the new caps, the same amount of money will get you twice the data. Now, before all you iPhone owners get your hopes …

AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed
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Wireless carriers make all sorts of claims when trying to sell data plans to smartphone users. It can be hard to sort out which carriers advertise their 3G and 4G networks as the fastest, most reliable, and most widespread. To …

AT&T Aids and Abets Thieves, According to Suit AT&T Aids and Abets Thieves, According to Suit

While it was recently reported that AT&T and other providers are building a database to help track and de-activate stolen cellphones, a group has still brought a class-action lawsuit against the company for helping thieves re-activate stolen devices, mainly the …

Nokia Sells 2 Million Lumia Windows Phones in Q1 Nokia Sells 2 Million Lumia Windows Phones in Q1

Nokia has just revealed that it sold 2 million Lumia Windows Phone devices worldwide during Q1, 2012, and calls the results for its devices and services for the quarter “disappointing,” and states that its “difficult financial performance reflects company in …

AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones AT&T, Others Designing Database to Disable Stolen Phones

It’s become somewhat common knowledge that most all mobile devices can be tracked, leading to situations where police are kicking down the wrong doors while tracing stolen iPhones, or situations where Twitter feeds can help prompt the triangulation of the …

AT&T Unlocking iPhones For Deployed Military Personnel AT&T Unlocking iPhones For Deployed Military Personnel
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Last week we learned that AT&T was going to start unlocking off-contract iPhones once the initial 2-year contracts customers’ sign up for expire. This is big news because you would be able to use the unlocked phone on any supporting …

AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M
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AT&T Inc. announced on Monday that it would sell the majority of its ownership of the Yellow Pages business to the private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for $950 million. The sale is indicative of AT&T getting rid of shrinking aspects …

AT&T to Unlock Contract-Expired iPhones AT&T to Unlock Contract-Expired iPhones
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AT&T has just announced that it will begin unlocking off-contract iPhones once the initial 2-year contracts customers’ sign up for expire. The new practice will allow currently-locked Apple devices to use micro-SIM cards from different carriers on networks compatible with …

AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend AT&T May See Union Strike This Weekend

AT&T may be facing a strike of around 40,000 employees if they do not come to terms with unions before their contract ends this weekend, Bloomberg is reporting. The issues at stake include health-care benefits and vacation time. At the …

Small Business Online Marketing Use To Increase In 2012, AT&T Poll Says Small Business Online Marketing Use To Increase In 2012, AT&T Poll Says

Use of online marketing by small businesses is set to increase in 2012, according to a recent poll. AT&T’s Small Business Technology Poll found that 60% of small businesses planned to spend as much or more on online marketing in …

AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs

In a statement from Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior EVP of External and Legislative Affairs, posted on AT&T’s policy blog this morning, the company slams the FCC by seemingly mocking T-mobile, who is in the process of laying off 1900 call …

AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing

Earlier this afternoon we brought you news that the U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against AT&T. The complaint alleges that AT&T has overbilled for IP Relay calls. The calls, which are designed to allow hearing- and speech-impaired …

DOJ Sues AT&T For Overbilling Text-Based Communications For The Deaf DOJ Sues AT&T For Overbilling Text-Based Communications For The Deaf

Update: AT&T has responded to the DOJ’s lawsuit. Here’s what they had do say: AT&T has followed the FCC’s rules for providing IP Relay services for disabled customers and for seeking reimbursement for those services. As the FCC is aware, …

Tivo and Microsoft Make Nice In Court Tivo and Microsoft Make Nice In Court

In a fairly unexpected move, Tivo and Microsoft have decided to settle their lawsuits with eachother and move on. According to a TiVo a regulatory filing Thursday, Microsoft agreed to dismiss all its pending litigation against TiVo, including action at …

New iPad 4G Users Hitting Data Caps Much Faster Than Before New iPad 4G Users Hitting Data Caps Much Faster Than Before

One of the biggest new features of Apple’s new iPad is its ability to connect to 4G LTE data networks. Often nearly as fast as your average in-home wi-fi, 4G LTE is a dramatic improvement over 3G. Per Apple’s own …