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AT&T and Verizon reduce 5G power
Published in News
Friday, 26 November 2021 12:21

AT&T and Verizon reduce 5G power


See if planes stop dropping out of the sky

AT&T and Verizon said they will slightly reduce the power of their 5G transmissions in C-band spectrum for six months to see if it stops interfering with aircraft radar.

AT&T 5G is slower than 4G
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 11 September 2020 10:53

AT&T 5G is slower than 4G


Not how it is supposed to work

5G phones connected to AT&T got slower speeds than 4G phones in 21 out of 22 cities.

AT&T employees were bribed to plant malware
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:12

AT&T employees were bribed to plant malware


Unlocked millions of iPhones

The US DoJ has said that AT&T employees took bribes to unlock millions of "super secure" iPhones and to install malware and unauthorised hardware on the company's network.

Apple gives blessing to AT&T’s fake 5G E network
Published in Mobiles


Saves having to provide the tech

Under the bonnet of iOS 12.2 update Apple is claiming it can run AT&T’s “5G E” standard on iPhones.

AT&T breaks price promise and jacks up prices
Published in News


Promises made to a US court are not binding

Further signs that regulators giving the US telcos what they want is going to hurt customer further has arrived with the news that AT&T is jacking up its prices.

AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
Published in Network


After the 5G, 24 GHz and 39 GHz bands

AT&T has announced a plan to spend $1.6 billion to Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal aimed at bulking up the carrier’s portfolio of millimeter wave spectrum. As you can imagine, you will need these bands for the 5G millimeter waves. 

Apple declares war on DIY
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 12:45

Apple declares war on DIY


Repairing your phone is dangerous


The fruity Tax-Dodging cargo-cult Apple is so terrified that people will discover that repairing Apple gear through its Genius bar is unnecessarily expensive that it is going to war with Nebraska.

AT&T to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion
Published in News
Monday, 24 October 2016 20:04

AT&T to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion


End to end solution

Some big things are happening in the US media and communication market as AT&T just agreed to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion.

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 31 March 2016 12:21

Carrier dissatisfaction with Google growing


AT&T looks to Cyanogen

Carrier dissatisfaction with the Android maker Google is growing as more of them look to alternatives to curb what they perceive as the search engine outfit’s inflexibility.

Samsung Connect Auto provides LTE to road passengers
Published in Mobiles


Available on AT&T in Q2 2016

On the eve of Mobile World Congress 2016, Samsung announced a new automotive device enabling all passengers of a moving vehicle to connect to nearby available ultra-fast LTE networks. The device is aimed at providing a convenient way for owners of older cars to add LTE connectivity to their vehicles for anyone using a mobile device and not sitting behind the wheel.