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Topic: AT&T

AT&T CEO says it's 'too early' to talk about 3G FaceTime fees

07/17/2012, 10:07 pm

AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson on Tuesday responded to rumors claiming the telecom would charge a data fee for customers using Apple's upcoming over-the-air FaceTime feature on its network.

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iOS 6 message prompts speculation carriers may charge for 3G FaceTime

07/17/2012, 01:07 pm

iPhone 4S users running the latest beta of iOS 6 have encountered an error message that has led to speculation that AT&T and other carriers could begin charging users to access FaceTime video chat over cellular data networks.

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New AT&T system will allow users to block stolen devices from use

07/06/2012, 12:07 pm

AT&T, the second largest carrier in the U.S., is reportedly set to launch a new service next week that will let owners of stolen devices block them from accessing its network.

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AT&T asked RIM for iPhone competitor while it was Apple's exclusive carrier

06/28/2012, 01:06 pm

In 2010, when the iPhone was still exclusive to AT&T in the U.S., the carrier turned to Research in Motion and asked it to develop a touchscreen device to compete with the iPhone, a new report reveals.

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AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

06/27/2012, 09:06 am

While most who purchase an iPhone for use with AT&T or Verizon were already subscribers to that carrier, a larger number of Sprint iPhone buyers are switchers from another carrier, a new survey shows.

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Apple's iPhone 4S remains top selling smartphone at Verizon

06/26/2012, 12:06 pm

Though the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx is said to be "gaining ground," the Apple's iPhone 4S reportedly remains the best selling smartphone at Verizon, the largest carrier in the U.S.

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73% of iPhone buyers choose 4S, 38% switch from Android or BlackBerry

06/07/2012, 10:06 am

A new survey of American iPhone buyers has revealed that 73 percent choose the high-end iPhone 4S, while 38 percent of those buying Apple's smartphone reported switching from Android or BlackBerry.

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Apple, Samsung expected to control 52% of smartphone sales through 2013

06/05/2012, 12:06 pm

Together, Apple and Samsung will represent more than half of all global smartphone sales through the year 2013, according to a new projection.

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Samsung takes cue from Apple, unifies US branding of Galaxy S III

06/04/2012, 08:06 am

Previous Galaxy smartphones had different brand names at different U.S. carriers that potentially confused consumers, prompting Samsung to brand its latest flagship smartphone as just the Galaxy S III at all four major U.S. wireless providers.

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AT&T CEO says data-only subscriptions 'inevitable' for wireless networks

06/01/2012, 07:06 pm

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said on Friday that data-only wireless phone plans are likely to arrive within the next two years, marking a dramatic shift away from traditional cell network usage toward VoIP and text-as-data solutions like Apple's iMessage.

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Apple remains most valuable global brand with 19% growth to $183 billion

05/22/2012, 04:05 am

A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.

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Sprint offers $100 trade-in credit for iPhones from competing carriers

05/18/2012, 07:05 pm

In an effort to drum up subscribership and advertise its unlimited data plan for the iPhone 4S, Sprint revealed on Friday that it will begin offering a $100 credit to any customer who trades in an iPhone from another carrier.

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AT&T thinks all tablets will eventually include cellular radios standard

05/09/2012, 10:05 am

As the price of cellular radios comes down, AT&T believes that eventually all tablets will include them, giving users the choice of data on the go without paying extra for hardware.

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AT&T CEO bemoans iPhone unlimited data, iMessage

05/04/2012, 06:05 pm

AT&T chief Randall Stephenson wishes the company had never offered unlimited data plans with the original iPhone and worries about the impact free texting services like Apple's iMessage will have on the telecom's bottom line.

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Concerns over iPhone activation totals at AT&T & Verizon seen as overblown

04/24/2012, 10:04 am

Investors on Tuesday expressed concern that iPhone activations at AT&T had dropped 43 percent quarter over quarter, but one analysis notes that iPhone activations in the U.S. have historically dropped the quarter after a product launch.

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Apple's iPhone accounted for 78% of AT&T smartphone activations in Q1 2012

04/24/2012, 08:04 am

AT&T sold 5.5 million smartphones last quarter, and 4.3 million of those were Apple's iPhone, the company revealed in its earnings report on Tuesday.

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Inside the new iPad's 4G LTE mobile data: AT&T vs Verizon

04/13/2012, 04:04 pm

Apple's newest iPad sports very fast 4G LTE data service, available on either AT&T or Verizon Wireless in the US. Here's how the two carriers stack up as LTE providers.

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New FCC, carrier database of stolen cellphones aims to reduce iPhone theft

04/10/2012, 01:04 am

Wireless carriers in the U.S. are cooperating with the Federal Communications Commission to assemble a joint database of stolen mobile phones in hopes of curbing theft of smartphones such as Apple's iPhone.

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AT&T reportedly unlocking iPhones for deployed military personnel

04/10/2012, 12:04 am

On the heels of a new AT&T policy allowing for out-of-contract iPhones to be unlocked, reports have emerged that the carrier is unlocking in-contract iPhones for U.S. service members who have been deployed abroad.

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AT&T to spend $150M on Lumia launch, more than it did with iPhone

04/09/2012, 06:04 pm

In order to help bolster launch sales for Nokia's new Lumia 900 handset, exclusive U.S. carrier AT&T is willing to spend up to $150 million in ad money, more than it spent on Apple's iPhone.

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