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Topic: AT&T

'We're sorry:' Apple experiences numerous iPhone 6 preorder problems from crushing demand

09/12/2014, 01:09 pm

Just like every previous iPhone launch, Friday's kickoff for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders was marred by a series of glitches, issues and errors that left a number of customers frustrated with Apple and its carrier partners' inability to keep up with overwhelming demand.

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Overnight preorders of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus set new record for Apple

09/12/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple on Friday revealed that preorders for its 2014 iPhone lineup, which have only been available for less than 12 hours, reached a new overnight record, setting the stage for what could become its biggest-ever launch weekend once the devices become available Sept. 19.

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Apple adds AT&T Next as online payment option for iPhone buyers

08/27/2014, 12:08 pm

Apple on Thursday quietly added a new payment option to its online storefront, giving AT&T subscribers who are in the market for a new iPhone the ability to make their purchase using installments through the carrier's AT&T Next program.

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Early upgrade programs at US carriers forecast to help grow sales of Apple's iPhone

04/17/2014, 12:04 pm

Apple is likely to see modest gains in iPhone sales in the medium term thanks to early smartphone upgrade programs from major U.S. wireless carriers, one analyst has projected.

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FCC clears AT&T's $1.3B buyout of Leap Wireless, iPhone 5 coming to Cricket customers

03/13/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple partner carrier AT&T on Thursday received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to go ahead with a previously announced acquisition of prepaid mobile provider Leap Wireless worth $1.3 billion.

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AT&T drops price of 2GB no-contract plan by $15, T-Mobile doubles down on 'Simple Choice'

03/08/2014, 07:03 pm

The wireless carrier price wars continue this weekend as AT&T and T-Mobile respectively announced price cuts and new data incentives for subscribers.

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AT&T beats Street with $6.9B Q4 profit, shows strong contract customer retention

01/28/2014, 07:01 pm

Despite more impressive pre- and post-paid subscriber growth from rival U.S. telcos, AT&T managed to post a profit of $6.9 billion on $33.6 billion in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2013.

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AT&T to let content providers pick up bandwidth tab with new 'sponsored data' service

01/06/2014, 03:01 pm

Customers on AT&T's 4G network will soon be able to take advantage of a new program that shifts the burden of paying for some mobile data usage from users to content providers.

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Retailers discount iPhone 5s down to $120, AT&T offers customers $450 to leave T-Mobile [u]

01/03/2014, 12:01 pm

Friday brought three impressive new deals for those looking to buy a new iPhone or jump ship from their current carrier, with Best Buy knocking up to 35 percent off of on-contract iPhone 5s sales, MacMall pricing the 5s at $120 and AT&T offering up to $450 per line to customers who switch from rival T-Mobile.

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AT&T CEO says smartphone subsidies must end as T-Mobile sweetens iPhone deal

12/11/2013, 06:12 am

During an investor conference on Tuesday, AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said wireless carriers need to push toward an ecosystem devoid of subsidies for high-end smartphones, a tack to which T-Mobile is already committed, as evidenced by a no money down iPhone offer for the holidays.

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AT&T now offers discounted monthly service for contract-free data sharing customers

12/05/2013, 08:12 am

Wireless customers who bring their own device, buy a handset without a subsidy, or have their current contract expire will see their monthly data share bill drop by an average of $15 per month, AT&T announced on Thursday.

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AT&T sees 200% year over year increase in activations for iPad Air launch

11/04/2013, 03:11 pm

Apple's launch of the iPad Air alone was enough to trump activations of both the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad one year ago at U.S. carrier AT&T.

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AT&T unveils $5 'data day passes' for cellular-capable iPads and other tablets

10/17/2013, 06:10 pm

Tablet owners who do not maintain a monthly data plan for their device, but may find themselves in need of a temporary connection, can now take advantage of new 'day passes' from AT&T, a company executive announced today.

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J.D. Power ranks Apple's iPhone best on AT&T, Verizon in satisfaction survey

10/17/2013, 02:10 pm

For the tenth time in a row, the latest customer satisfaction rankings from J.D. Power and Associates show that Apple is again the top company for smartphones across major U.S. carriers.

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AT&T does away with per-device data plans for new customers

10/11/2013, 03:10 pm

In a nod to the increasing number of consumers who have more than one data-imbibing mobile device, AT&T on Thursday announced that it will no longer offer traditional capped-per-device data plans to new customers, instead steering them toward one of the company's Mobile Share plans.

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AT&T U-verse subscribers can now stream live TV on iPhone, iPad

10/07/2013, 05:10 pm

AT&T updated its U-verse applications for iPad and iPhone on Monday to enable live television streaming to iOS devices, both inside and outside the user's home.

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AT&T 4G LTE expands to 11 new markets, many in southeast

10/02/2013, 01:10 pm

AT&T has announced the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 11 more markets, and the carrier has improved service in two other markets, meaning iPhone owners in those locales will see greatly increased speeds.

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Apple to pay $40 per iPad 3G user to settle class action suit over revoked AT&T unlimited data plans

09/27/2013, 06:09 pm

Some cellular-enabled iPad owners may soon receive a check from Apple, as a proposed joint settlement with AT&T looks to bring an end to a long-running class action suit over the cell provider's promise and ultimate cancellation of unlimited data.

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US carriers signal launch iPhone 5s inventory will be 'grotesquely' low

09/17/2013, 02:09 pm

Seemingly confirming rumors that Apple will not be able to provide adequate inventory of the iPhone 5s this weekend, a new report reveals that carriers are facing "grotesquely" low inventory for the device's launch.

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Sprint counters T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, with own early upgrade program

09/16/2013, 09:09 am

America's third-largest wireless carrier may be late to the party, but Sprint will reportedly launch its own early phone upgrade program just in time for the arrival of Apple's iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

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