Posts tagged “AT&T”
Global plan calls for upgraded and expanded services with an emphasis on mobility, cloud computing and small businesses. Company also says it will increase download speeds for Internet services in many of its markets across 22 states.
At CTIA Wireless trade show, Sprint’s CEO unveils a video-equipped phone for its faster 4G network. Meanwhile, network executives call on government to increase availability of wireless spectrum.
This is the second time in recent months that AT&T has revised its policy on the kind of iPhone programs that can operate over its 3G network. The company recently changed its mind about Internet phone applications (VoIP) after the FCC began looking into Apple's decision to not approve a Google calling program last year.
The latest moves in a long-running pricing competition between the nation's wireless carriers is not just leading to lower prices for some customers: It also shows that data use is becoming an increasingly important service for mobile carriers as they look to new sources of revenue from customers dependent on mobile access to e-mail and the Web.
AT&T plans to sell five Android phones from Dell, HTC and Motorola during the first half of this year. Android is shaping up to be the strongest challenger to Apple's iPhone - more than 30 million of which have been sold in the past 2½ years.