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Apple teaming with AT&T, FCC, Google in 'strike force' to battle robocalls

08/19/2016, 11:08 am

After a call by U.S. Federal Communications Commission's commissioner, Apple and 32 other companies are banding together to make an industry-wide organized resistance against the expanding "robocall" scourge.

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AT&T debuts data plans without overages ahead of 'iPhone 7' launch

08/17/2016, 09:08 pm

AT&T on Wednesday revealed new data plans skewed in favor of its higher-end tiers, though also finally eliminating overage fees for heavy users.

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Street date for Apple's 'iPhone 7' could be Sept. 23, AT&T document hints

08/16/2016, 01:08 pm

Despite some recent rumors pointing at an earlier launch, the "iPhone 7" could end shipping as late as Sept. 23 -- well after an expected Sept. 7 press event, a leaked AT&T schedule suggests.

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AT&T to pay $7.75M for allowing phone bill 'cramming'

08/08/2016, 06:08 pm

The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced AT&T will pay $7.75 million in fines and refunds for allowing scammers to operate a "cramming" scheme that saddled thousands of customers with charges for a fraudulent directory service.

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Intel LTE modems to power AT&T version of Apple's 'iPhone 7' - report

06/10/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple's next-generation handset will be a big win for chipmaker Intel, as the so-called "iPhone 7" series will reportedly ditch Qualcomm LTE modems for certain models, including AT&T in the U.S.

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AT&T to lean on 'iPhone 7' promotions to temper subscriber decline, analyst says

06/03/2016, 08:06 pm

AT&T is looking to iPhone to protect its postpaid mobile subscriber base from incursions made by carriers and "Un-carriers" alike, a strategy expected to result in attractive "iPhone 7" promotions later this year, according to investment bank Nomura Securities.

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US regulators probe Apple, Google, Verizon & others on security patches

05/09/2016, 03:05 pm

A variety of wireless carriers and smartphone and tablet makers, including Apple, are reportedly being asked by U.S. regulators to explain how they review and push out security updates to their customers.

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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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