Posts tagged “AT&T”

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.

September 25, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T expanding mobile security services to consumers

AT&T With industry wireless-subscriber growth slowing now that nearly every adult has a mobile phone, AT&T is trying to expand into new markets like home security, mobile-device management and mobile-wallet services to drum up sales growth.

September 25, 2012

Premium Lock Touch screen choice is factor in iPhone 5 shortage

Apple used the technology in the first major iPhone overhaul since 2010 to make the device more svelte, an attribute that helped lure a record 5 million buyers in three days. Yet producing in-cell screens is also more painstaking than earlier screen types, contributing to bottlenecks.

iPhone 5's sharper 4-inch screen iPhone 5's sharper 4-inch screen

September 25, 2012

Premium Lock Cable operators plan to offer video games direct to consumers

Videogames may soon be on cable systems. AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner Cable are gearing up for a push to deliver video games directly to televisions, sources tell Bloomberg news. The strategy shift poses a threat to traditional consoles such as the PlayStation, Wii and Xbox.

September 24, 2012

Premium Lock Verizon Wireless won't lock new iPhones to own network

It's the first time Verizon, the country's largest cellphone company, has sold a phone that works on competing U.S. networks with no complicated hacking, or "unlocking," procedures.

The new iPhone 5 in white and black The new iPhone 5 in white and black

September 24, 2012

Premium Lock iPhone sells out at 5M, but analysts expected more

Apple sells 1 million more iPhone 5s in the first thee days than it did iPhone 4s. But supply constraints held down sales considerably below what analysts had expected.

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September 24, 2012

Premium Lock New Verizon Wireless iPhones also work on AT&T network

As many stores sell out of iPhone 5s, The Associated Press found that the Verizon iPhone 5 accepts an AT&T "SIM card" -- a little chip that identifies a phone to a wireless network. The phone can then be active on AT&T's network.

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Updated September 20, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T, Verizon Wireless stores to have iPhone 5s

4g The roll-out of 4G wireless broadband service across N.C. picks up pace as AT&T adds Fayetteville and Wilmington to its coverage area. AT&T and Verizon Wireless stores will have iPhone 5s to sell starting Friday at 8 a.m.

August 30, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T to open super store on Chicago's Magnificent Mile

AT&T AT&T is refining its retail strategy with its first flagship store, a location on Chicago's Michigan Avenue that goes beyond phones and tablets to show services such as fitness applications and "smartcar" features.

August 27, 2012

Premium Lock iPhone launch date; new $300 Lenovo tablet; IBM solar advance; EMC eyes deal

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog Blog: AT&T reportedly is gearing for Sept. 21 launch of iPhone; a new Lenovo tablet shows up at Best Buy for $300; IBM reports a solar power breakthrough; EMC eyes acquisition.

August 21, 2012

Premium Lock Wireless provider MetroPCS cuts unlimited service price

Wireless People will be able to sign up for unlimited data, calls and texting for $55 per month. Verizon Wireless and AT&T no longer sell unlimited data plans.

August 14, 2012

Premium Lock Phone companies lose broadband customers for first time

The Broadband Report       AT&T, Verizon and other landline service providers lose 70,000 subscribers in second quarter while top cable companies gain 290,000.

August 8, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T to offer free Wi-Fi at Bank of America Stadium

Wi-Fi Carolina Panthers fans and people attending other events at the 70,000-seat Charlotte stadium will have access to the Internet through hundreds of "hot spots."

August 7, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T reaches labor deal with 22,000 N.C., southeast workers

AT&T The new three-year agreement, which replaces a contract that was set to expire on Aug. 9, includes wage increases in each year and "modest" pension increases, AT&T says.

August 6, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T to shut down older cellular network by 2016

AT&T The second generation of wireless technology debuted in the 90s and was the first one to apply digital technology to cellphones, boosting call quality and network capacity. Third-generation networks, with higher data speeds, starting becoming widespread in the U.S. about six years ago.

Updated August 3, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T goes on a wireless spectrum buying binge

AT&T AT&T is buying NextWave Wireless as part of a plan to expand its spectrum holdings. It also has agreed to buy spectrum from Comcast Corp., the cable company, and Horizon Wi-Com, a small Miami-based company that tried to start up its own wireless broadband network.

July 24, 2012

Premium Lock News Corp to launch tablet education pilot

News Corporation News Corp. spin-off Amplify along with AT&T said Monday that they are aiming to put tablet computers in the hands of students this coming school year.

July 23, 2012

Premium Lock Will new data plans, iPhone boost AT&T earnings?

AT&T The nation's largest telecom is set to report quarterly earnings on Tuesday as investors still wonder if the cautious revision of data plans will work and what to make of the the new iPhone.

Updated July 18, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T matches Verizon Wireless with own data sharing plan

AT&T The new AT&T Mobile Share plans include unlimited calling and messaging and let customers combine as many as 10 devices under one monthly data allotment for $85. Verizon started a similar plan starting at $90 last month.

July 18, 2012

Premium Lock New AT&T data plans: By the numbers, what they offer

AT&T In late August, AT&T is introducing Mobile Share plans that let subscribers connect up to ten devices to a "pooled" data plan. Phones that are connected get unlimited calling and texting. The AP takes a look at the plans.

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