The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.
Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.
To reach more customers, AT&T will offer tablet users a $5 day-pass for mobile data; it's also offering a $25 prepaid plan for 1GB of data over three months.
As the industry moves toward 'metered' broadband plans, hard-core users will feel the hurt.
AT&T is requiring all new customers to sign up for Mobile Share plans that offer unlimited voice and text, but offer a single pool of data for multiple devices. Existing customers can hold onto their current plans. U.S. Cellular is also moving to shared data plans.
Depending on where you are in your upgrade cycle, getting one of the new iPhones could mean ditching your contract or paying extra money.
Aio is now available online nationwide, following a limited regional rollout.
The purchase will be used for AT&T's 4G LTE deployment across 18 states.
The subsidiary was designed to directly compete with T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans with competitive rates.
You can't own a color, but T-Mobile is hoping it can own magenta in regards to branding a no-contract carrier.