Tag Archives: AT&T

Report: Sprint Planning Bid for T-Mobile

By Ben Munson With Sprint reportedly working on a bid to buy T-Mobile, a widely speculated possibility could be moving closer to fruition. The Wall Street Journal cited sources who revealed Sprint is studying up on the regulatory hurdles such … Continue reading

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This Company Can Find Stolen Smartphones (If Only AT&T, Verizon And Sprint Will Let It)

By Gerry Smith When Lawrence Flynn’s smartphone was stolen in Atlanta in July, he assumed it was gone for good. Weeks went by. Police had no leads. “I had given up hope,” he said. But an investigator at Absolute Software … Continue reading

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FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

By Declan McCullagh The U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology deep inside companies’ internal networks to facilitate surveillance efforts. FBI officials have been sparring with carriers, a process that has on occasion included threats of contempt … Continue reading

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AT&T pays to put its name on Dallas Cowboys stadium

By Jim Barthold Inevitably some pundit will say that the Dallas Cowboys “phoned it in” this year when the team has an inevitably lackluster game. That line will have added meaning now that the mega-stadium in which the NFL team plays … Continue reading

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Does the NSA Tap That? What We Still Don’t Know About the Agency’s Internet Surveillance

By Justin Elliott Among the snooping revelations of recent weeks, there have been tantalizing bits of evidence that the NSA is tapping fiber-optic cables that carry nearly all international phone and Internet data. The idea that the NSA is sweeping … Continue reading

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AT&T hiring 200-plus employees in South Florida

By Samantha Bookman AT&T (NYSE: T) is opening two new retail locations in Miami and hiring 235 employees for locations between Key West and Vero Beach, the carrier announced Monday. More than half of the openings are newly created jobs. … Continue reading

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Verizon plans sweeping wireless revamp

By Bloomberg News Verizon Wireless is planning a sweeping upgrade of its network this year after surging congestion and deteriorating speed allowed AT&T Inc. to close the gap on service quality. Following years of Verizon dominating the industry in speed … Continue reading

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Why AT&T And Verizon May Start Charging You More Fees

By Timothy Stenovec Don’t be surprised if you start seeing more and more fees on your wireless bill. That’s one of the takeaways from a new report of the U.S. mobile market, according to Tero Kuittinen, a mobile analyst and vice … Continue reading

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Report: VZW, T-MO Not Part of NSA Surveillance Program

  By Andrew Berg   Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile may not have been required to particpate in the NSAs phone surveillance program.Citing people familiar with the matter, the Wall Street Journal today reported that the NSA may have exempted T-Mobile … Continue reading

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AT&T tightens handset upgrade policy to 24 months, following Verizon’s move

By Phil Goldstein AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) will now make customers wait 24 months instead of 20 months to upgrade to a new, subsidized device. The move mirrors one that rival Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) announced in April. The change affects any … Continue reading

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