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AT&T and T-Mobile announce joint effort to block more robocalls to your phone

T-Mobile and AT&T are probably two of the unlikeliest partners to team up for literally anything, but we’re about to see what it’s like anyway. It’s not like they’re partnering together for anything really business-related, anyway, and it’s got nothing to do with mergers between the two of them or any other carrier this time. […]

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CBS goes dark on DirecTV Now, other AT&T services in price dispute

Media giants are embroiled in yet another fight over TV rates, and viewers are once again paying the price. CBS' channels in 17 markets (including New York, San Francisco and Atlanta) have gone dark on AT&T services like DirecTV Now and U-verse…
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AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers

AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking fraud calls (and issuing suspected spam call alerts) for new phone customers as a matter course, at n…
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House Democrats to investigate Trump actions against Amazon, AT&T

Now that Democrats are poised to control of the House of Representatives, they're planning investigations into the Trump administration's actions against technology companies. Inbound House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff told Axios in a…
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AT&T debuts their skinny Watch TV service to fend off Sling TV

When AT&T launched DirecTV Now it turned into one of the most compelling options for OTT streaming, if you wanted a ton of channels like a traditional cable package. It’s hard to argue with the massive lineup on DirecTV Now, but that means that its base package starts at just $ 35 per month, barring any discounts.  So […]

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RED Hydrogen One phone coming this summer on AT&T and Verizon

One of the more mysterious smartphones that has been under development for the past year is the RED Hydrogen One device. RED originally started taking pre-orders for the smartphone last summer and then slid off the radar until January of this year when company president Jim Jannard provided an update. In the latest bit of […]

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Verizon follows AT&T in dropping Huawei smartphones

Verizon is the latest carrier to drop its plans to sell phones from Chinese handset maker Huawei, according to sources cited in Bloomberg. The move follows a similar decision from AT&T earlier this month, supposedly prompted by pressure from the…
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Breakdown between Huawei and AT&T result of U.S. lawmaker pressure

One announcement that many people expected to occur at CES 2018 last week was going to be the availability of the Huawei Mate 10 Pro in the U.S. market via AT&T. In a big surprise, that announcement was scuttled the day before CES 2018 opened. Huawei was able to salvage the Mate 10 Pro launch […]

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Huawei set to launch a flagship device with AT&T next year

Huawei is one of the world’s biggest handset manufacturers, behind only Apple and Samsung. If you live in the US, though, you’d probably have no idea, as the company has consistently struggled to develop a meaningful relationship with any of the big four carriers. Part of the reason for Huawei’s struggles in the US has […]

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AT&T offers state governments its emergency LTE network

FirstNet's priority LTE network for first responders is a long time coming. Now that its deal with AT&T means the project is finally moving forward, some states' firemen and EMTs might have a dedicated network for communication very, very soon. T…
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AT&T is bringing unlimited data to their GoPhone devices

AT&T is adding a pair of new plans to its prepaid lineup, offering more value for budget-conscious customers. Well, one plan is new, at least; the other is actually just an upgrade of one of their previous GoPhone data plans. If you don’t care about unlimited data, AT&T’s $ 40 smartphone plan now comes with 6GB […]

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T-Mobile blasts AT&T in announcing DIRECTV NOW for the Un-carrier

T-Mobile is taking a big swing at AT&T with their latest special offer. Riding on the back of the launch of AT&T’s DIRECTV NOW streaming video service, T-Mobile is offering a special deal to provide a year of DIRECTV NOW for free to AT&T customers who switch to T-Mobile. In making the announcement today, T-Mobile […]

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AT&T might end Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales

It’s possible that AT&T, one of the biggest U.S. carriers, will put a permanent end to Galaxy Note 7 sales after the phone was recalled last month by Samsung. Bloomberg, courtesy of a person familiar with the ongoing situation, says there is strong consideration within AT&T to end all sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7. […]

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Best AT&T phones

Forking out over $ 600 for a brand new flagship all at once isn’t for everyone, but thankfully companies like AT&T offer different financing options to make that hefty price tag a bit more reasonable. On the downside, not every phone manufacturer is going to be on AT&T, limiting your options. Most carriers seem to play […]

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AT&T is getting into the healthcare wearables field with Biotricity

A new partnership between Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare tech company, and AT&T means that AT&T is now responsible for granting “near real-time connectivity for [Biotricity devices’] data transmission.”

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Guess how much AT&T is raising the data caps for U-Verse and GigaPower next month

AT&T said that it’s increasing the data caps of its U-Verse and GigaPower Internet services in August. The company seems to be feeling generous, as it increased the caps once this year already. Customers will be informed by email and other means.

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AT&T wants to deliver LTE to concertgoers via drones

AT&T has the perfect solution to LTE congestion at concerts: a hovering network of drones overhead. It also intends to experiment with drones in emergency response scenarios.

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Pre-orders for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab E will start May 6th on AT&T

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Pre-orders for Samsung’s Galaxy Tab E are said to open May 6th on AT&T.

According to trusted sources, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab E will soon be up for pre-order on AT&T’s wireless network. It’ll cost 0$ down payment, and just $ 10 per month thereafter plus the cost of your data allowance. The contract-free price is yet to be revealed.

As a refresher, the Galaxy Tab E sports a 8-inch display and is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz. A conservative 1.5GB of RAM is onboard with 16GB of internal memory (not all usable). However, if you need more, just pop a microSD card into the Tab E’s built-in slot. Google’s latest OS version in that of Marshmallow is pre-loaded, so there’s no need to wait on the update after purchasing.

Buyers will get some apps from the AT&T-owned DIRECTV and get access to Samsung’s KNOX security features, which will also be preloaded. Color choices that’ll be available remain to be heard from the carrier, but we’ll find out soon.

Via: Android Central

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Report: AT&T wants to build its own smartphone using a forked version of Android

According to sources, AT&T might be developing its own smartphone. The carrier could be looking for ZTE to manufacture it and it would feature a forked version of Android developed by Cyanogen

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Get ready for 5G: T-Mobile joins AT&T and Verizon with 5G testing plans

T-Mobile announced that it will begin testing 5G service later this year, but doesn’t expect to commercially deploy it for some time. 5G promises speeds of up to 1Gbps — fast enough to download a Blu-ray movie in 3 minutes.

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AT&T gets in the holiday spirit, offers ‘free’ Galaxy S6 if you buy a separate Samsung phone

AT&T announced a holiday promotion that nets customers a free Galaxy S6 if they buy a Samsung smartphone. However, before you make the plunge, there are a number of caveats to consider whether this promotion is for you.

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LG V10 launches on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon this week

LG took the wraps off its V10 smartphone, which, in addition to sporting dual screens, packs twin front-facing shooters and high-end hardware. It’s ready for sale through AT&T from Oct. 27, but there’s no word on the 2nd Generation Watch Urbane yet.

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Theater community rages against AT&T for ill-conceived tweet

In this session of Failed Marketing 101, AT&T upsets the theater community with a recent tweet that insinuated you should use your phone to watch football during a theater performance. As you can imagine, that tweet didn’t go over very well.

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AT&T invests more than $20 Million to help aid students and teachers

AT&T_Logo_01_TAAT&T’s Aspire program is designed to bring students and teachers over $ 20 Million in benefits across 25 different states.

AT&T hopes the program will teach students how to be more productive with mobile learning. Teachers will be able to share content with their students easier and hassle free. Its new ‘Text to help’ will give answers to questions students may have, when applying to different colleges and universities. The program will also give students hands-on time with people in career fields they might be interested in. This will all be run by a new online platform designed specifically for students and faculty. AT&T is strongly committed to creating a better tomorrow. Here are all the details on AT&T’s new program.

AT&T Kicks Off School Year with More Than $ 20 Million Investment in Students and Teachers

Funding to Support Education organizations in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T is kick starting the 2015-2016 school year with $ 20 million in contributions to education organizations through its AT&T Aspire program. Students and teachers in California, and more than 25 other states, will benefit. This back to school investment is just one of the ways that AT&T is using the power of its network to build a better tomorrow.

“As students head back to school, we want to make sure we’re doing our part to help them succeed,” said Nicole Anderson, Executive Director of Philanthropy, AT&T Services, Inc. “We’re collaborating with organizations that help students of all ages access mobile learning, mentors and the skills they need to hit the ground running beginning this fall and well into their futures.”

Nationwide, AT&T is supporting innovative organizations that are helping students by:

  • Mobilizing Learning: Enables students to learn wherever they are – at school, at home or anywhere in between. AT&T is supporting organizations that use mobile technology to provide new educational content and academic support. These organizations include Curriki, where teachers can create and share content, and the Get Schooled “Text to Help” program that helps answer students’ questions about applying to and paying for college.
  • Powering Career Skills: AT&T is also funding organizations that help students find future careers and get hands-on work experience. Some of these organizations include Roadtrip Nation, Jobs for America’s Graduates and Urban Alliance. Programs likeCode.org and Black Girls CODE help students develop computer science and coding skills.
  • Making Connections: AT&T is also connecting mentors with students through secure online platforms working with organizations like We Teach Science and iCouldBe. In addition, organizations like Communities In Schools and Junior Achievement will provide face to face mentoring opportunities.

Through AT&T Aspire, AT&T drives innovation in education to promote student success in school and beyond. By investing in new tools and solutions that leverage our unique technologies and capabilities, AT&T helps personalize and mobilize learning for students of all ages and backgrounds.

About Philanthropy and Social Innovation at AT&T

AT&T Inc. is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives. Through its community initiatives, AT&T has a long history of investing in projects that create learning opportunities; promote academic and economic achievement; or address community needs. In 2014, nearly $ 127 million was contributed or directed through corporate-, employee-, social investment- and AT&T Foundation-giving programs. AT&T Aspire is AT&T’s signature education initiative that drives innovation in education by bringing diverse resources to bear on the issue including funding, technology, employee volunteerism, and mentoring.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. We’re helping people mobilize their worlds with state-of-the-art communications, entertainment services and amazing innovations like connected cars and devices for homes, offices and points in between. Our U.S. wireless network offers customers the nation’s strongest LTE signal and the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network. We offer the best global wireless coverage. We’re improving how our customers stay entertained and informed with AT&T U-verse® TV and High Speed Internet services. And businesses worldwide are serving their customers better with AT&T’s mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

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