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AT&T Rated Lowest Service Provider By Consumer Reports AT&T Rated Lowest Service Provider By Consumer Reports
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In a year where AT&T was prevented from acquiring T-Mobile, dealt a lawsuit by Sprint, ran afoul with the FCC, and then got ensnared in the Carrier IQ debacle, they have to be eager to put this year behind them. …

Senator Al Franken Challenges Carrier IQ Senator Al Franken Challenges Carrier IQ
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Privacy in relation to mobile technology is a touchy subject. Whether it’s Apple’s location data blow up or the latest controversy involving Carrier IQ and its hidden mobile device rootkit, issues of security still loom over the entire industry. To …

AT&T: FCC Report “Lacks All Credibility” AT&T: FCC Report “Lacks All Credibility”
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Although the AT&T / T-Mobile merger seems to be on life support, you’ve got to admire AT&T for their latest statement, one which proves that if they go down, they want to go down swinging. AT&T has hit back at …

AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Faces FCC Obstacle AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Faces FCC Obstacle

As if AT&T didn’t have enough trouble performing their sleight of hand for the Department of Justice, their attempt to acquire T-Mobile just got more difficult, this time in the form of the FCC. In a weighty statement issued yesterday, …

Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too Amazon Gets In On the Penny Smartphone Sales, Too

Last week, it was announced that AT&T would be holding a Black Friday sale, offering an array of phones for the low, low price of one penny. Of course, there are stipulations involved including a two-year contract and the acceptance …

iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon iPhone 4S: Fast On AT&T, Reliable On Verizon

The iPhone 4S, launched in October and has been a success for Apple. It completely shattered opening weekend sales records and continues to experience high demand as it is launched in more and more locations. And the sales of the …

Windows Phone For a Penny on Thanksgiving Weekend Windows Phone For a Penny on Thanksgiving Weekend
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As many of you already realize, the Friday after Thanksgiving, at least in the United States, is referred to as “Black Friday,” because that’s the day all the retailers get in the black, financial-wise. It’s a day of sales and …

AT&T Drives the Most Business Traffic in the U.S. AT&T Drives the Most Business Traffic in the U.S.

AT&T is responsible for sending the most Internet traffic to businesses in the United States, according to a new report from comScore, highlighting data from September. The report is an analysis of Internet Service Provider market share within businesses in …

Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals Obama Threatens To Veto Any Net Neutrality Repeals

Net neutrality, because of extreme corporate influence, has been a contentious issue ever since it was introduced. In fact, the subject has been completely muddied by a lack of understanding from various outspoken anti-Obama groups to the point where a …

iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers
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On Friday, Apple’s “most amazing iPhone yet” went up for pre-sale on apple.com as well as all three carriers’ sites – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. And what do you know, it sold like hotcakes. Are you surprised? Some wondered how …

Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time Wireless Carriers Keep Your “Private” Data For a Long, Long Time
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When it comes to data retention, most of us know by now that there are multitudes of different people who hold on to your “private” data for various reasons. Of course, this is why your “private” data isn’t really “private” …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 14th, AT&T Gearing Up
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Yesterday, we got confirmation of the much-discussed rumor of the big Apple media event supposedly happening on October 4th. Apple began sending out invitations to the event, which will in fact occur on the 4th at 10 am PST. The …

Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger Sprint Files Its Own Suit to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
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Sprint announced today that it has filed a suit to block the proposed AT&T, T-Mobile USA merger. The suit was filed in federal court in the District of Columbia. “Sprint opposes AT&T’s proposed takeover of T-Mobile,” said Susan Z. Haller, …

AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court AT&T Hopes to Settle with DoJ Before Going to Court
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On Wednesday, the U.S. Justice Department announced that it had filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would result in tens of millions of consumers all across the United …

AT&T Responds To DOJ Smackdown AT&T Responds To DOJ Smackdown

Even though AT&T has already been broken up once before by the United States government for monopolistic business practices, apparently, the company motto is “try, try again.” The proposed T-Mobile acquisition serves as proof of AT&T’s goals. If the merger …

T-Mobile USA CEO Talks DOJ Suit in Email to Employees T-Mobile USA CEO Talks DOJ Suit in Email to Employees

As previously reported, the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA. They have filed an antitrust suit with this cause. T-Mobile USA CEO and President Philipp Humm reportedly sent out an email to …

DoJ Files To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger DoJ Files To Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

The United States Department of Justice announced today that it has filed an antitrust lawsuit to block AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile. “The combination of AT&T and T-Mobile would result in tens of millions of consumers all across the United …

AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile To Reportedly Put $100 Million More Into Isis AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile To Reportedly Put $100 Million More Into Isis

Back in November, we told you about a joint venture between AT&T and Verizon Wireless (it also includes T-Mobile, which AT&T is trying to acquire) on a mobile payments network. The offering, called Isis, allows users to pay for purchases …

iPhone 5 Release Date Rumors: Early October Says AT&T iPhone 5 Release Date Rumors: Early October Says AT&T
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It seems like the most widely accepted rumor surrounding the iPhone 5 these days is an early October release. That, accompanied by a September announcement event, is what most of the latest reports have said. Put this in the “more …

AT&T Messaging Plans: Perspectives AT&T Messaging Plans: Perspectives

AT&T is getting people riled up with its new plans for messing plans. This is not exactly the first time AT&T has touched a giant nerve among customers. Another recent nerve-touching occurred when the company put its data limits in …

Blink 182 Has Fun With YouTube Copyright Infringement Blink 182 Has Fun With YouTube Copyright Infringement

Fair use is an issue that will not have much resolution going forward. Users want to have some creative control over songs they own, and the governing bodies that by have a much more strict approach to that practice. It’s …