AT&T reportedly throttling bandwidth speeds of mobile data customers

Ars Technica has revealed in a recent report that bandwidth speeds of AT&T's mobile data customers is still being throttled even though the carrier had promised the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it will not throttle customers who use unlimited data plans.

The report has... read more

Amazon offering AT&T Samsung Note 4 for free with new 2-year contract

Online retail giant Amazon is offering an attractive Samsung Note 4 deal during its Cyber Week sale --- the company is giving the AT&T version of Samsung's new Note 4 phablet for free. The deal, which is part of Amazon's Cyber Week offerings, requires the buyers of Note 4 to sign a new two-... read more

Survey: Verizon is top US carrier in network reliability, speed, and data and call performance

According to the findings of a RootMetrics survey, Verizon is the best US wireless carrier in terms of network reliability, speed, and data and call performance.

The RootMetrics survey of four bigwig US wireless carriers - Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile - showed that Verizon and... read more

Google’s new flagship device --- Nexus 6 phablet

Google has recently unveiled its new flagship smartphone - the Nexus 6 phablet - which is now available for pre-orders. The Nexus 6 phablet, which was unveiled by Google on October 15, is priced at $649 for the 32GB model, and $699 for the 64GB model.

Just like the previous Google Nexus... read more

FTC sues AT&T for throttling data speed for 3.5 million costumers

The Federal Trade Commission has sued AT&T over controversial data throttling for costumers on unlimited data plans. The telecom major reduced internet speed for ‘unlimited plan’ after they reached certain amount of data usage. The practice has been termed as deceptive by the Federal Trade... read more

AT&T to lock Apple’s universal SIM card on new iPads to its network

Last week, Apple had revealed - while unveiling its new iPads - that the cellular-capable versions of the latest iPad models will be equipped with a universal SIM card which will facilitate users in switching between competing networks. AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile had signed up to support the... read more

$199 Asus PadFone X Mini handset will be released by AT&T on October 24

Asus has recently announced its PadFone X Mini handset, a low-end device essentially aimed at budget-conscious consumers. Priced at $199, the new PadFone X Mini will hit the US markets on October 24; and will be available from AT&T. The carrier will sell the handset in conjunction with its... read more

AT&T agrees to $105 million settlement with FTC over mobile ‘cramming’ allegations

US wireless carrier AT&T has agreed to a $105 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over allegations of mobile 'cramming' --- a deceitful billing practice under which subscribers are charged fees for third- party services which they did not order.

The $105 million... read more

DirecTV’s Shareholders Approve Acquisition by AT&T

On Thursday, DirecTV announced that its shareholders have happily accepted the company's acquisition by AT&T for $48.5 billion. Voting was carried out and the deal was given a go-ahead by 99% of the members. The voting results were announced at a shareholder meeting organized in New York.... read more

DirecTV shareholders approve company’s $48.5bn acquisition by AT&T

In a Thursday statement, satellite television provider DirecTV revealed that an overwhelming majority of the company's shareholders has given the approval for the $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV by bigwig wireless carrier AT&T.

According to El Segundo, California-based DirecTV,... read more

AT&T announces new $39-per-month Internet/media bundle

US wireless carrier AT&T has recently announced a new $39-per-month Internet/media bundle, which includes U-Basic TV, U-Verse Internet Max Plus (18Mbps), HBO and HBO Go, and one year's worth of Amazon Prime.

The new bundle being offered by AT&T comes with a one-year contract; and... read more

AT&T announces new $39-per-month bundle that includes Amazon Prime

In a recent announcement, AT&T and Amazon have revealed that they have worked out a partnership to bring streaming video service to Amazon Prime.

As a result of the deal, AT&T is offering a new $39 monthly plan which bundles Amazon Prime with Internet broadband access. The plan -... read more


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