Posts tagged “AT&T”
Fast broadband is rumbling on big data's horizons while big bandwidth is necessary to spur innovation and productivity. Is North Carolina's broadband infrastructure ready for this explosion of data as information begins to arrive from everywhere at any time?
Verizon Wireless and AT&T Inc. have been readying a shared- data approach to billing to stop erosion of voice and text revenue and emphasize one big bucket of Internet data to split among multiple users. The move away from separate plans for each device is intended to encourage customers to use more data and buy larger monthly allotments.
The Galaxy S III, which is the top rival to Apple's iPhone, features a 4.8-inch screen, a display area that's nearly twice large as the iPhone's. Yet the phone is slightly thinner and lighter than Apple's device.
The American Customer Satisfaction Index puts Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless within two points of each other on a 100-point scale of customer satisfaction. That's the smallest spread since the survey started looking at all four companies in 2005.
The communications giant is the first company to receive Department of Homeland Security certification for disaster preparedness. AT&T practices five times a year for a variety of emergencies.
Microsoft tests $99 Xbox deal; When Facebook Met Wall Street; Google extends Hangouts on Air broadcasts to all; AT&T chief regrets offering unlimited data for iPhone; Angry Birds maker Rovio makes $106M in 2011, considers IPO.
SAP targets SAS, IBM; new iPad rates No. 1; iPhone dominates sales; Nortel trial; Cisco invests big in Brazil
Inside the Bulldog blog: SAP unveils its predictive analytics software; Consumer Reports likes the new iPad despite heat; iPhone outsells its rivals - combined; Nortel's earnings "error;" Cisco to invest $547M in Brazil
In a letter dated Friday, a law firm retained by AT&T is threatening to shut off Matthew Spaccarelli's phone service if he doesn't sit down to talk. He won a court case against the phone giant over the slowing down of data to his wireless phone.
AT&T plans to appeal verdict in which a customer was awarded $850 after he sued to fight the "throttling," or slowing down, of his smartphone data access. Many other customers could take the same action.
A California customer filed a small claims case against AT&T last month, arguing the communications giant unfairly slows speeds on his iPhone 4's unlimited data plan. The ruling could pave the way for others to follow suit.