Verizon and AT&T Go Head to Head
AT&T recently announced it activated 5.2 million iPhones in the months of June through August, a record for the Apple device, but those numbers may quickly change as AT&T loses its iPhone exclusivity to Verizon early next year.
Who ‘Ruled the Air’ in 1910? (And Who Rules It Now?)
“We each have a signal. A stream of raw power that flows with us. A power. A superpower. A super communication power.” So proclaims Verizon Wireless’s innovative “Rule the Air” advertising campaign. But this isn’t the first time a big carrier tried a charm offensive of this sort. A century ago, the insurgent phone company of the time — American Telephone and Telegraph — also found itself …
AT&T Developer Program Announces Registration for 2011 Developer Summit
Henry Holland designs O2 Mobile Broadband skin
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AT&T to Sell Apple’s iPad to Businesses of All Sizes
DALLAS, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* announced today that the company will sell all three iPad Wi-Fi + 3G models directly to business customers as part of an initiative to help companies increase productivity and flexibility. AT&T will offer attractive post-paid mobile broadband price plans for the iPad which will be available through AT&T business account representatives beginning Thursday …
FCC Takes First Step Toward Mobile Broadband Fund
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission took the first step Thursday toward long-advocated reform of a huge program that subsidizes traditional phone service by proposing a new fund to pay for mobile service in rural areas.
AT&T Unveils New Wireless Store in Syracuse
As people’s lives become increasingly mobile and fast-paced, and to address the growing demand for advanced wireless data products and services, AT&T* today announced the opening of a new wireless retail store in Syracuse.
Government apps for consumers, safety
Consumer Product Safety Commission, Food and Drug Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency offer their own apps for savvy consumers Looking to track the latest product recall? Need to know what items are allowed onto airlines — and not — for your next trip? And what’s the best way to monitor local and national missing child reports?
Available Today on Verizon Wireless’ Network: HP Pavilion dm1-2010nr Entertainment PC
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 8 / PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless today announced the HP® Pavilion dm1-2010nr notebook, is available online today on the nation’s largest and most reliable 3G network. The global capable HP Pavilion supports built-in 3G Mobile Broadband and comes with a pre-installed SIM card, making it easy for customers to stay connected in more than 200 countries. (Photo …
AT&T puts 0M into wireless upgrades
AT&T said it has invested nearly 0 million in its wireless network in the first half of 2010 to improve customer service in Illinois. It’s part of an capital investment of nearly 0 million in AT&T’s wireless and wireline networks in Illinois in the first six months of the year.
Bell Canada to buy rest of CTV for CAD 1.3 bln
(Telecompaper) Canadian operator BCE has agreed to buy broadcaster CTV. BCE already owns 15 percent in CTV and will pay CAD 1.3 billion to buy the remaining 85 percent from the Thomson family’s Woodbridge Company, the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan and Torstar. The deal gives CTV an equity value of CAD 1.5 billion, while it also holds CAD 1.7 billion in debt. In a separate transaction, Woodbridge …
Business lobbies slam net neutrality
THE INQUIRER The FCC is not pleasing anyone
AT&T Accelerates Timetable for Expanding Service in New Mexico
Alltel Customers Joining AT&T to Receive Free Mobile Devices on the Nation’s Fastest Mobile Broadband Network ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 1 – AT&T* said today that the timetable for expanding AT&T service in New Mexico has been accelerated and that it expects to complete network upgrades on wireless assets acquired from Verizon Wireless in June 2010 by the end of 2010 or the beginning of 2011. That …
AT&T Invests More Than 0 Million In South Carolina Networks
In just the first six months of this year, AT&T* invested more than 0 million in its wireless and wireline networks to continue improving service for customers in South Carolina.
AT&T Invests Nearly 0 Million In North Carolina Networks
In just the first six months of this year, AT&T* invested nearly 0 million in its wireless and wireline networks to continue improving service for customers in North Carolina.
AT&T Invests Nearly 5 Million In New York in Its Wireless Network
In just the first six months of this year, AT&T* invested nearly 5 million in its wireless network to continue improving customer service in New York.
AT&T Enhances Mobile Broadband Coverage Inside Valley View Mall
ROANOKE, Va., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As part of its continuing network investment to support growing demand for advanced mobile devices and applications, AT&T* today announced the activation of a new antenna system in the Valley View Mall that will help to enhance wireless service. Known as a Distributed Antenna System, or DAS, the installation consists of several strategically placed …
Demise of the desktop
Desktop computers are being squeezed out of homes and workplaces by laptops – but they can survive as a niche player, writesADAM MAGUIRE
CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on Today’s Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Hearing …
WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — After the U.S.
Starbucks to Offer Free Wi-Fi
Starting next month, coffee chain will offer free wireless Internet access to its customers, and plans to roll out its own content site this fall. Starbucks – Wi-Fi – Wireless – Internet access – Data Communications
Starbucks Will Offer Free and Unlimited Wi-Fi Starting July 1
Your favorite coffee shop might officially become your living room — if it isn’t already.
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AT&T security breach affects more than 100,000 iPad users
Vulnerability left those on ‘3G’ wireless Internet service open to hacking attacks, exposure of email addresses
FBI investigating AT&T iPad security breach
The FBI says it is investigating a data breach at AT&T that exposed the e-mail addresses of more than 114,000 owners of the Apple iPad, including government officials.
NZ police to investigate Google data collection
New Zealand police said Thursday they are investigating whether Google committed a criminal offense when it gathered personal wireless Internet data during filming for its Street View feature in New Zealand.