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Topic: AT&T

AT&T adding iPhone to standard insurance plan on July 17

07/04/2011, 12:07 am

AT&T has announced that, effective July 17, newly activated or upgraded iPhones will be eligible for the company's standard mobile insurance plan, which costs $4.99 a month.

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Apple spent $560K on lobbying in Q1, competitors nearly three times as much

07/01/2011, 01:07 am

According to a recent disclosure report, Apple spent $560,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter of 2011, roughly one-third the amount that Google and Microsoft each spent in the same period.

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Sprint CEO planning 'nukes' to block AT&T, T-Mobile merger

06/28/2011, 02:06 am

Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said in an interview that he plans to launch "nukes" in his fight to stop AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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Hacker pleads guilty to breaching AT&T to obtain iPad user email addresses

06/25/2011, 12:06 am

One of the computer hackers allegedly responsible for gathering email addresses of iPad customers from the AT&T servers has pleaded guilty and could face up to five years in prison per charge.

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Apple's iPhone is top-seller at 58% of AT&T, Verizon stores

06/23/2011, 02:06 am

A new survey has found Apple's iPhone is the top-selling handset at 58 percent of responding AT&T and Verizon stores.

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Apple now selling unlocked GSM iPhone 4 in US, starting at $649

06/14/2011, 03:06 am

Apple updated its online store on Tuesday to begin offering unlocked models of the iPhone 4, starting at $649.

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AT&T defends T-Mobile acquisition, says no effect on competition

06/11/2011, 10:06 pm

AT&T filed a statement with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday claiming that the wireless market will "remain vibrantly competitive" after its merger with T-Mobile USA.

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With later arrival of new iPhone, HTC may challenge Apple as top US smartphone maker

06/10/2011, 07:06 am

Handset maker HTC has seen strong sales of its Android-based smartphones on all four U.S. carriers, putting the Taiwanese company in a position to contend with Apple for the title of top smartphone seller in the U.S.

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Walmart offering Apple's 16GB iPhone 4 for $147 through June 30

06/06/2011, 11:06 am

Though a new iPhone is not expected to be announced this week, through the rest of June Walmart is offering the 16GB iPhone 4 for $147, or more than $50 off the usual $199 price, with a two-year contract.

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AT&T boss hints at work on Apple's new SIM card format

06/04/2011, 10:06 pm

AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega said in an interview this week that a smaller SIM card is a "no-brainer" and his company is looking into it, but declined to make the direct connection to Apple that the France Telecom CEO made last week.

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AT&T says it is "working on" shared data plans, no delivery date set

06/02/2011, 05:06 pm

AT&T is still "working on" delivering a shared data plan that would allow users to pool minutes and data plans between their devices.

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Sprint formally petitions AT&T, T-Mobile merger with FCC

05/31/2011, 09:05 pm

Sprint has filed a formal petition with the Federal Communications Commission protesting AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, accusing the carrier of wasting its spectrum and taking a shortcut by purchasing T-Mobile.

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FCC questions AT&T over proposed T-Mobile purchase

05/28/2011, 12:05 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has submitted a request for information from AT&T with 50 questions regarding the company's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

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Videophone patent owner accuses Apple of infringement with iPhone, iTunes

05/26/2011, 11:05 am

Apple is the target of a new patent infringement lawsuit that accuses the iPhone of offering e-commerce services without the proper licensing agreements.

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AT&T will bring 4G LTE to 70M customers in 15 markets by end of 2011

05/25/2011, 02:05 pm

Though reports have suggested Apple's next iPhone will not support the 4G long-term evolution standard, AT&T will roll out its new high-speed network to more than 70 million customers by the end of 2011.

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AT&T shows off 'real-world' 28.8 Mbps LTE download speeds

05/19/2011, 09:05 pm

During a media tour at an AT&T research lab, the carrier demoed its upcoming 4G Long Term Evolution network, which appeared to be significantly faster than rival Verizon, reaching download speeds of 28.87 Mbps and 10.4 Mbps for uploads.

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Verizon, AT&T to have simultaneous launch of Apple's world-mode 'iPhone 5'

05/19/2011, 03:05 pm

Verizon on Thursday said it will institute capped data plans for customers this summer much like its rival AT&T did last year, and also that it will receive Apple's fifth-generation iPhone at the same time as its competition.

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Apple job posting hints at upcoming Sprint iPhone

05/16/2011, 09:05 pm

An Apple job listing for a "carrier engineer" located near the Sprint headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, may point to the company's plans to add support for the carrier in an upcoming iPhone.

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US senators grill AT&T, T-Mobile execs over acquisition

05/11/2011, 11:05 pm

U.S. senators remained skeptical of the benefits of AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA as they questioned the companies' CEOs at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Tuesday.

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Previous-gen Apple iPad, iPhone 3GS often outsell new Android devices

05/09/2011, 09:05 am

Older Apple iOS products sold at a discounted price, like the iPhone 3GS and first-generation iPad, are often more popular than newer devices running the Google Android operating system, a new report claims.

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