Posts tagged “AT&T”

October 26, 2009

Premium Lock Sprint, Clearwire plan November 4G wireless rollout for Triangle, Triad, Charlotte

Sprint, Clearwire team for 4G N.C. will be a battleground for emerging mobile broadband services. Time Warner and AT&T also are targeting Tar Heel state markets.

Updated October 22, 2009

Premium Lock iPhone sales drive AT&T earnings above Street expectations

AT&T Nation's largest telecommunications and related services provider adds 2 million wireless subscribers in third quarter - 500,000 more than expected.

October 14, 2009

Premium Lock Nokia to launch first laptop – a netbook - in deal with AT&T

Nokia's netbook In other news, AT&T moves closer to approval for acquisition of Centennial Communications

Updated October 10, 2009

Premium Lock FCC launches probe into AT&T complaint about Google Voice service

AT&T As part of a broader quarrel with Google, AT&T has complained that Google Voice blocks calls to phone numbers in some rural communities to reduce the access charges it must pay. So-called "common carrier" regulations prevent AT&T and other big phone companies from blocking those same calls.

Updated September 28, 2009

Premium Lock AT&T chooses Raleigh, Charlotte for 3G MicroCell trial

AT&T New offering enables up to five 3G-capable wireless devices to connect to a router-type device from Cisco for improved coverage in areas where access is limited.

Updated September 22, 2009

Premium Lock FCC chairman formally backs Internet neutrality rules

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski The proposals uphold a pledge Barack Obama made during the presidential campaign to support Internet neutrality and would bar companies like Verizon, Comcast or AT&T from slowing or blocking certain services or content flowing through their vast networks.

Updated September 3, 2009

Premium Lock Mobile picture and video message day for AT&T: Sept. 25

AT&T The iPhone 3G and 3GS models will finally get the ability to send pictures and video messages outside of e-mail, AT&T says.

Updated August 28, 2009

Premium Lock Apple denies 'rejecting' Google Voice for iPhone

An iPhone Apple Inc. told federal regulators Friday that it blocked the Google Voice program from running on the iPhone because it alters important functions on the device - yet Apple denied that it has rejected Google's application outright.

Updated August 28, 2009

Premium Lock  FCC votes to look into wireless competition

FCC The Federal Communications Commission is taking a closer look at the practices of the wireless industry, potentially the first step toward more regulations intended to push down prices and increase choices for consumers.

August 25, 2009

Premium Lock AT&T bundles wireless, U-Verse TV, broadband services

AT&T However, offer is not available yet in Carolinas or Georgia.

Updated July 30, 2009

Premium Lock Motricity reportedly loses ‘flagship account’ AT&T

Motricity's former Durham office Decision would be ‘a huge blow’ to venture-backed company that bolted Durham for West Coast, web site says. Motricity marketing exec who once worked at AT&T won’t confirm deal, says ‘we continue to be friends.’

Updated July 28, 2009

Premium Lock Heavyweight wireless title fight – Verizon, AT&T trade blows in ‘most reliable’ dispute

Who has most reliable network? ‘Preposterous,’ says AT&T in a statement about Verizon’s downplaying of speed. ‘Without any support whatsoever,’ says Verizon abut AT&T’s speed emphasis. What do you think?

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