Posts tagged “AT&T”

April 10, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T expands 4G wireless service to Rocky Mount, Wilson

AT&T AT&T continues to wide its 4G LTE wireless service across North Carolina, adding Rocky Mount and Wilson. Several other areas will gain access this summer.

Updated April 10, 2013

Premium Lock 'Google Fiber' helping pave way for faster network in Triangle

Broadband  AT&T says it will build a network to rival Google's in Austin, Texas - and it wants the same cooperation from governments. Time Warner Cable has made a bid for the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Isn't competition wonderful? This is good news for consumers and businesses.

March 29, 2013

Premium Lock Looking for wireless service? Here's a breakdown on price plans

T-Mobile USA is breaking the mold on standard industry practice by offering a lower up-front cost for a new phone but higher payments. Raleigh-based Bandwidth's Republic Wireless adds its own strategies to a growing mix of mobile offers.

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March 29, 2013

Premium Lock New Samsung Galaxy smartphone carries higher price tag

Trying out new Galaxy AT&T says it will start taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the season's most eagerly awaited smartphone, on April 16 for $250.

March 18, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T hacker gets 3-year sentence in iPad breach case

Apple's iPad A man convicted of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 100,000 email addresses of iPad users has been sentenced to more than three years in prison.

Updated March 6, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T names tech-experienced exec as new NC president

Venessa Harrison, a 33-year veteran of AT&T and its predecessor companies who began her career as an operator in Raleigh in 1979, is the new president of AT&T North Carolina. She brings considerable experience with new technology deployment to her new job.

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February 26, 2013

Premium Lock ISPs to target peer-to-peer software users for piracy downloads

Internet       The Copyright Alert System, organized by the recording and film industry, is being activated this week to target consumers using peer-to-peer software.

Updated February 25, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T targets Triangle area for $350M in upgrades over 3 years

Of the $1.5 billion AT&T says it has invested over the past three years to upgrade its networks in North Carolina, some $350 million of that has been spent in and around the Triangle.

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Updated February 25, 2013

Premium Lock GM dumps Verizon, picks AT&T for faster OnStar service

AT&T Mobile World Congress news: "We're making a global commitment to embed 4G LTE mobile broadband across all of our vehicles," Mary Chan, president of GM's Global Connected Consumer, says. "This is the largest commercial deployment of 4G LTE services in the auto industry."

February 21, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T invests $1.5B over 3 years to upgrade NC networks

AT&T Between 2010 and 2012, AT&T says it poured more than $1.5 billion into its North Carolina networks, upgrading and adding wireless sites while also investing in traditional landlines.

Updated January 25, 2013

Premium Lock Verizon sells some NC wireless spectrum; AT&T buys spectrum eslewhere

Verizon   Verizon is some of the selling wireless spectrum it owns in North Carolina, including Raleigh, to a private equity firm. In another deal, Verizon sells spectrum to AT&T in several other states.

January 25, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T restores U-verse service, to issue credit to customers hit by outage

AT&T AT&T says it has restored U-verse service during the day, apologizes for the outage, and says it would issue credits to customers affected by the outage.

January 25, 2013

Premium Lock Record iPhone sales help AT&T cut its losses

AT&T AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, posted a narrower fourth-quarter loss after customers bought a record number of discounted smartphones, including 8.6 million of Apple Inc.'s iPhones.

Updated January 24, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T to issue credit to customers hit by U-verse outage

AT&T AT&T says it expects to restore U-verse service during the day, apologizes for the outage, and says it would issue credits to customers affected by the outage.

January 22, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T agrees to buy Alltel wireless in deal worth $780M

AT&T The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, agreed to buy spectrum and subscribers from Atlantic Tele-Network Inc., or Alltel as it is known, in a cash deal, bolstering the company's network and bringing in 585,000 new customers.

January 22, 2013

Premium Lock Verizon lands record number of new wireless customers but profits fall

Verizon   The parent of the country's biggest wireless carrier lost $4.23 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the period ended Dec. 31. That compares with a loss of $2.02 billion or 71 cents per share, a year ago.

January 21, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T takes $10B pension hit, says profits being squeezed

AT&T AT&T recorded a $10 billion fourth-quarter charge for its pension plan and said smartphone discounts as well as costs related to superstorm Sandy cut into profit.

Updated January 11, 2013

Premium Lock In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: Big carriers will sell new BlackBerry phones; Is your Cisco phone a spy?; utility picks Sensus meters; Quintiles signs partnership deal in Asia; new IBM service targets small businesses.

Updated January 10, 2013

Premium Lock In the news: T-Mobile rips AT&T, Verizon; Red Hat update; Cisco teams with AT&T; GSK drug candidates

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: T-Mobile CEO attacks rivals; Red Hat updates RHEL 5.9; Cisco teams with AT&T for home monitoring; GSK's pipeline advances on two fronts.

January 9, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T sets quarterly smartphone sales record, topping 10M

AT&T AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, setting a record, after demand for the iPhone and Android devices spurred holiday sales.

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