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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Deployment by 2020
AT&T, the second largest wireless carrier in the United States (as of Q4 2015) and the nation’s second largest advertiser (as of Q1 2016), has just announced that it will begin trials of fifth-generation 5G LTE service later this summer, with the possibility of limited commercial deployments in the first months of 2017.