Posts tagged “AT&T”

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.

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 starting at $85. Verizon started a similar plan starting at $90 last month.

July 9, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T expands 4G wireless to Triad, more Charlotte metro area

Tracking 4G speeds Wireless broadband service is "turned on" in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Burlington plus areas outside Charlotte. The 4G service is already available in the Triangle.

July 5, 2012

Premium Lock GSK moves to close cases triggered by 'whistle blowers'

The drug giant pays $3 billion to settle U.S. investigation and also signs a "Corporate Integrity Agreement" that includes the probe of production at its former plant in Puerto Rico. In both cases, GSK workers triggered the investigations.

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July 5, 2012

Premium Lock BlackBerry maker's new threat: Carriers want to cut fees

Research in Motion Research In Motion, whose stock has dropped 95 percent since 2008, is under pressure from mobile phone companies to reduce carrier fees that generate $4.09 billion in annual revenue.

Updated July 2, 2012

Premium Lock North Carolina braces for big data tidal wave

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?

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June 14, 2012

Premium Lock New Verizon Wireless plans 'most profound change' in telecom in 20 years

Verizon Wireless 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.

Updated June 12, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T warns it is running out of wireless capacity

AT&T AT&T will find demand for its mobile services outstripping its supply of airwaves in some markets by next year, Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson says.

June 4, 2012

Premium Lock Move over, iPhone? Carriers to sell Samsung's new Galaxy

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.

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Updated June 1, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T mulls broadband to rural areas, data-only wireless plans

AT&T AT&T's chief executive officer says he's "cautiously optimistic" that rural lines could be updated to broadband. The company also might go data-only for wireless plans.

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