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AT&T and other providers wish to conceal in-depth 5G maps from FCC and public

AT&T and other providers wish to conceal in-depth 5G maps from...

Enlarge / Screenshot from an AT&T commercial. AT&T and other mobile carriers are trying to hide detailed 5G maps from the public despite constantly touting the supposed pace and breadth of their 5G rollouts. With the Federal Communications Commission planning to require carriers to submit more accurate data about broadband deployment, AT&T and the mobile…
AT&T, dealing with $158 billion financial obligation, to offer Puerto Rico network for $2 billion

AT&T, dealing with $158 billion financial obligation, to offer Puerto Rico...

Enlarge / An AT&T sign outside a company office in New York City. AT&T has agreed to sell its wireless and wireline networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for $1.95 billion to Liberty Latin America. The deal will help AT&T pay a small portion of the debt load created in part by…
AT&T informs court: Clients can’t take legal action against over sale of phone area information

AT&T informs court: Clients can’t take legal action against over sale...

Getty Images | SOPA Images AT&T is trying to force customers into arbitration in order to avoid a class-action complaint over the telecom's former practice of selling users' real-time location data. In a motion to compel arbitration filed last week, AT&T said that plaintiffs agreed to arbitrate disputes with AT&T when they entered into wireless…
AT&T thinks about eliminating DirecTV as TELEVISION company tanks, WSJ reports

AT&T thinks about eliminating DirecTV as TELEVISION company tanks, WSJ reports

Enlarge / An AT&T store in Chicago. AT&T is considering whether to "part ways" with DirecTV, just four years after buying the satellite company, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The Journal report doesn't use the word "sale" to describe what AT&T is considering, but the end result could be AT&T no longer owning DirecTV.…
AT&T to lose 1.1 million TELEVISION customers as DirecTV continues nosedive

AT&T to lose 1.1 million TELEVISION customers as DirecTV continues nosedive

AT&T expects to lose about 1.1 million TV customers in the third quarter as it faces pressure from an investment group that says AT&T's increased focus on the TV business was a giant mistake. In an update to shareholders yesterday, AT&T CFO John Stephens "said the company expects an incremental 300,000 to 350,000 premium video…
Verizon’s 5G network isn’t sufficient to cover a whole NFL arena

Verizon’s 5G network isn’t sufficient to cover a whole NFL arena

Enlarge / A Verizon logo at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2019 on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Verizon yesterday announced that its 5G service is available in 13 NFL stadiums but said the network is only able to cover "parts" of the seating areas. Verizon 5G signals will also be sparse or non-existent when…
TELEVISION networks take legal action against not-for-profit to eliminate complimentary TELEVISION service

TELEVISION networks take legal action against not-for-profit to eliminate complimentary TELEVISION...

Getty Images | Jacobo Zanella The major broadcast networks today sued the makers of Locast, a nonprofit organization that provides free online access to broadcast TV stations.┬áThe lawsuit filed by ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC seeks financial damages and a permanent injunction that would shut Locast down. Broadcast TV networks are available for free over…
Judge permits match versus AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft

Judge permits match versus AT&T after $24 million cryptocurrency theft

Enlarge / An AT&T store in New Jersey. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images When Michael Terpin's smartphone suddenly stopped working in June 2017, he knew it wasn't a good sign. He called his cellular provider, AT&T, and learned that a hacker had gained control of his phone number. The stakes were high because Terpin…
AT&T’s robocall-blocking growth will not obstruct spam calls unless you pay additional

AT&T’s robocall-blocking growth will not obstruct spam calls unless you pay...

Enlarge / AT&T's Call Protect and Mobile Security apps for Android. AT&T yesterday said it will add "automatic fraud blocking and suspected spam-call alerts" to mobile phone lines for no added cost, but the carrier still imposes limits on blocking of spam calls unless customers pay extra. "New AT&T Mobility consumer lines will come with…
AT&T took legal action against over surprise charge that raises mobile costs above marketed rate

AT&T took legal action against over surprise charge that raises mobile...

Enlarge / An AT&T retail store in Chicago in 2018. AT&T is facing a class-action complaint over its practice of charging a $1.99-per-month "Administrative Fee" that isn't disclosed in its advertised rates. As the complaint notes, "AT&T prominently advertises particular flat monthly rates for its post-paid wireless service plans." But after customers sign up, the…
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