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Topic: AT&T

AT&T hikes smartphone activation & upgrade fee to $20, matching Verizon

04/08/2016, 10:04 am

AT&T has quietly raised its smartphone activation and upgrade fee from $15 to $20, matching a similar fee imposed by Verizon earlier this week.

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Netflix admits to throttling video on AT&T & Verizon, says it was to protect viewers

03/25/2016, 10:03 am

Netflix has been throttling video for AT&T and Verizon mobile subscribers for over five years, the streaming service has newly admitted, claiming it was in customers' best interests.

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How to enable Wi-Fi Calling in iOS 9.3 for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile iPhones

03/23/2016, 12:03 pm

With Monday's release of iOS 9.3, all four major U.S. cellular carriers -- including the latest addition, Verizon -- now support Wi-Fi Calling on Apple devices. Here's how to activate the feature on supporting networks.

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AT&T enables international Wi-Fi calling with iOS 9.3

03/22/2016, 09:03 pm

Apple iPhone owners who updated their device to iOS 9.3 are being notified via text message of AT&T's international Wi-Fi calling feature, a service that allows users to place calls to -- and receive calls from -- the U.S. without incurring airtime charges.

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AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

02/12/2016, 12:02 pm

AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

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AT&T CEO says US encryption policy is up to Congress, not Apple

01/21/2016, 05:01 pm

US government policies on device encryption should be decided by the public and Congress, not companies like Apple, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in an interview at the World Economic Forum being held this week in Davos, Switzerland.

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AT&T revives unlimited data plans for DirecTV & U-verse TV subscribers

01/11/2016, 11:01 am

AT&T is briefly resurrecting the concept of an unlimited data plan for its smartphone customers, but with the catch that subscribers must also have DirecTV or U-verse TV, and pay a high monthly fee.

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AT&T quietly begins supporting voice-over-LTE calls to other carriers

12/31/2015, 10:12 am

Some AT&T subscribers should now finally be able to place VoLTE (voice over LTE) calls to people on other carrier networks, increasing the chances of better call quality and multitasking.

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AT&T will stop offering 2-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases on Jan. 8

12/30/2015, 03:12 pm

U.S. carrier AT&T has made repeated efforts to eradicate two-year contract subsidies for new smartphone purchases, and that plan will become absolute in just a few weeks, a leak from the company has revealed.

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Concerned about net neutrality, FCC probes Comcast, T-Mobile, & AT&T over data cap exemptions

12/18/2015, 10:12 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued letters to Comcast, T-Mobile, and AT&T, asking for more information on perks that exempt some services from counting towards Internet users' data caps.

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AT&T offers buy-one-get-one-free on iPhone 6s as Apple Watch hits Wal-Mart

12/11/2015, 02:12 pm

AT&T on Friday launched a new "Buy One Get One Free" promotion for premium smartphones, including the iPhone 6s. Meanwhile, Wal-Mart became the latest retailer to begin selling the Apple Watch.

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AT&T to raise unlimited data pricing to $35 a month in February

11/30/2015, 05:11 pm

AT&T, the nation's second largest cellular carrier, intends to raise rates for subscribers grandfathered in to unlimited data plans early next year, tacking on a moderate increase of $5 per month.

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Apple releases second public beta of iOS 9.2 with support for AT&T NumberSync

11/04/2015, 01:11 pm

Members of Apple's public beta program were issued a second pre-release build of iOS 9.2 on Wednesday, giving users the ability to test AT&T's forthcoming NumberSync technology for receiving phone calls across devices.

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AT&T's announces NumberSync, a phone number-based version of Apple's Continuity

10/14/2015, 02:10 pm

While Apple's Continuity feature allows users to place calls and texts within its own ecosystem of products, AT&T plans to bring those same capabilities to a range of LTE-capable devices sharing the same phone number, regardless of platform, thanks to a new service called NumberSync.

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AT&T begins enabling Wi-Fi Calling for some subscribers

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

AT&T began turning on Wi-Fi Calling for a portion of subscribers on Thursday, just days after receiving a waiver from the Federal Communications Commission, AppleInsider has learned.

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AT&T granted FCC waiver to activate Wi-Fi calling amid tiff with T-Mobile, Sprint

10/06/2015, 06:10 pm

After decrying T-Mobile and Sprint's decision to roll out Wi-Fi calling without approval from the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T on Tuesday was granted a waiver to enable such features in the near future.

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Apple says iPhone 6s units will be available for walk-in purchases at stores this Friday

09/21/2015, 08:09 am

Both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available to purchase at Apple retail stores, carrier stores, and select authorized resellers starting this Friday, Apple has announced.

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AT&T shifts data cap for grandfathered 'unlimited' plans from 5GB to 22GB

09/16/2015, 02:09 pm

AT&T on Wednesday changed the LTE data cap for its grandfathered "unlimited" data plans, improving the ceiling from 5 to 22 gigabytes of data before throttling kicks in.

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If you buy AppleCare+, Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program is a great deal

09/10/2015, 11:09 am

While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.

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US carriers' move to installment plans seen accelerating iPhone upgrade cycles

08/12/2015, 10:08 am

The shift of U.S. carriers from contract subsidies to installment pricing for smartphones could speed up upgrade cycles for Apple's iPhone, according to a new memo by financial services firm Piper Jaffray.

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