Posts tagged “AT&T”

Updated December 21, 2012

Premium Lock Sprint won't disclose 4G launch date for RTP - but it's here in some places

Sprint Despite the Research Triangle being one of the nation's biggest high-tech hubs, Sprint has yet to formally launch 4G in the area and still refuses to commit to a launch date. However, you can find faster service in some areas.

December 19, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T wins approval to buy Comcast, other wireless spectrum

AT&T AT&T has received permission from U.S. regulators to acquire airwaves from four companies including Comcast Corp. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

December 7, 2012

Premium Lock Top wireless carriers to accelerate text-to-911 capabilities

FCC        Under an agreement announced Thursday, AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc. will do "major deployments" of so-called text-to-911 in the U.S. next year, the FCC says.

December 6, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T strikes deal with former rival Akamai for video, data delivery

AT&T AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, plans to sell business users the Akamai service as part of its expanding Internet offering that includes data-center information storage and cloud computing.

Updated December 6, 2012

Premium Lock Court: Verizon must allow rivals to use its network for mobile data

Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless must offer smaller competitors access to its nationwide networks for mobile Internet use, a federal court ruled, turning aside the company's challenge to an FCC regulation requiring sharing agreements.

Updated December 4, 2012

Premium Lock Cynthia Marshall, head of AT&T in N.C., takes new job

Cynthia Marshall, president of AT&T North Carolina, is leaving Cynthia Marshall, president of AT&T in North Carolina since 2007, has taken a position as senior vice president of human resources at the company's headquarters in Dallas. Marshall lives in Cary.

Updated November 30, 2012

Premium Lock iPhone 4 launch a big glitch? Critical videos flow to YouTube

Reception and other problems take some of the glitz off the first-day launch of Apple's newest smartphone. AT&T takes some hits as well for network.

November 7, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T to invest $14B in broadband, wireless expansion in N.C., other states

AT&T AT&T says it will expand high-speed Internet and wireless service in North Carolina and elsewhere as part of a program to compete with cable companies. AT&T also wants to move customers from traditional landlines to high-speed wireless.

November 2, 2012

Premium Lock In the news: Red Hat cloud; IBM marketing; AT&T storage; Lenovo smartphones; Cisco cloud update

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Red Hat offers whirepaper on open source in the "cloud;" IBM steps up enterprise digital marketing; AT&T offers "Locker" for data storage; Lenovo enters India smartphone market; Cisco updates cloud automation.

Updated October 24, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T reports slowing wireless growth, blames iPhone shortage

AT&T The flow of customers into AT&T's wireless stores slowed further in the latest quarter, putting the company far behind rival Verizon Wireless.

October 23, 2012

Premium Lock In the news: Ubuntu vs. Red Hat; IBM; Cisco; NetApp; GSK

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: The founder of Ubuntu takes on Red Hat; IBM ups bet on big data; Cisco builds a smart city in U.S.; analyst cuts NetApp stock rating; GSK touts vaccine trials;

October 22, 2012

Premium Lock In the news: Motricity, Lenovo, Apple, AT&T, Google, Android, Cisco

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Carl Icahn increases his stake in Motricity; Lenovo sees ultrabooks as the future; Apple's AT&T deal triggers suit; details leak about Google, Android announcement; Cisco's next CEO will be ... ?

October 9, 2012

Premium Lock Supreme Court lets stand telecom immunity in wiretapping case

Supreme Court Privacy advocates sought billions of dollars in damages for what they described in their Supreme Court appeal as "a massive, unlawful program of electronic surveillance, intercepting and disclosing to the government both the communications and the communications records of millions of their customers."

October 4, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T to be first U.S. carrier to offer Nokia Windows 8 phones

AT&T The Lumia phones are the linchpin of a comeback plan for Nokia, which has struggled to compete with Apple's iPhone and Google's Android. Microsoft also is counting on Nokia devices to help win back market share in smartphone software.

Updated October 3, 2012

Premium Lock Wireless providers T-Mobile, MetroPCS to merge

WIRELESS T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom AG says its board of directors and the supervisory board have approved the merger Wednesday. It says the board of MetroPCS has also accepted the deal.

Updated October 3, 2012

Premium Lock T-Mobile parent confirms it's in talks to buy MetroPCS

T-Mobile Deutsche Telekom AG is nearing a transaction with MetroPCS Communications Inc. to increase the scale of its T-Mobile USA division, sources say.

October 2, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T cuts price for prepaid smartphone service

AT&T The second-largest U.S. wireless-service provider unveils a $99 smartphone with a $65 a month pay-as-you-go plan, stepping up competition with prepaid carriers such as MetroPCS.

September 30, 2012

Premium Lock Apple wages scorched-earth iPhone fight with Google

Analysis: Remember the Easter Islanders' incremental march toward disaster? This is an apt analogy for Apple's decision to keep Google Maps off the newly released iPhone 5. It's the latest of a series of steps toward control by powerful actors over users' online behavior. The question is whether the pattern is clear enough for regulatory authorities to take action.

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Updated September 28, 2012

Premium Lock Apple CEO 'extremely sorry' for Maps application

Tim Cook: "At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. We are extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers and we are doing everything we can to make Maps better."

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September 27, 2012

Premium Lock Nortel trial; unlocking AT&T iPhone; GSK drug advances; ChannelAdvisor win; GSK board moves

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: Closing arguments set in Nortel trial; AT&T's iPhone 5 can be "unlocked;" GSK drug candidate advances; ChannelAdvisor customer win; GSK adjusts board.

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