Tagged with: AT&T

This Tiny 3G Module Can Bring the Internet to Countless Devices

This Tiny 3G Module Can Bring the Internet to Countless Devices

AT&T has certified a 3G chip module that the manufacturer calls the world's smallest, but that doesn't mean the carrier is going after toddlers as its last untapped customer base. The U-blox SARA-U260 module, which measures 16 by 26 millimeters, can handle voice calls. But it's not designed for really small phones for ...

AT&T’s Newest Offer Doubles Your Data on Shared Phone Plans

AT&T’s Newest Offer Doubles Your Data on Shared Phone Plans

Given the avalanche of new smartphones this fall, there's a good chance that your data use is about to spike as you put that fresh hardware through its paces. If so, AT&T might just have you covered. It's running a promo between September 28th and October 31st that doubles the amount of data you get with its Mobile ...

AT&T is Bundling Internet, HBO Go and Amazon Prime for $40/Month

AT&T is Bundling Internet, HBO Go and Amazon Prime for $40/Month

It’s still nearly impossible to get HBO, or any other pay-TV channel, without subscribing to a pay-TV package that gives you a bundle of channels, whether you want them or not. But the people who sell you TV are starting to tinker with the model, at least at the margins. Several pay-TV providers, for instance, sell ...

AT&T Will Offer Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

AT&T Will Offer Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

AT&T will embrace Wi-Fi calling in 2015. That's according to Ralph De la Vega, CEO of the company's mobility and enterprise business. AT&T has long been a proponent of Wi-Fi, already partnering with companies to offer public Wi-Fi areas for customers, he said, adding that he sees Wi-Fi calling as a compliment to its ...

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Verizon and AT&T Really Want Your Old iPhones

Sprint and T-Mobile have already promised to match and even top each others' (and other carriers') trade-in prices before the new iPhone debuted. But would you like to hear what Verizon and AT&T have to offer first before deciding which carrier to sell your soul to? Yes? Then let's start with Verizon, which will give ...

Netflix Streaming Quality on FiOS and AT&T U-Verse is Now Improving

Netflix Streaming Quality on FiOS and AT&T U-Verse is Now Improving

Months after Comcast upgraded its subscribers' Netflix performance, AT&T and Verizon have finally followed suit. The average Netflix stream on Verizon FiOS hit 2.41Mbps in August, up from 1.61Mbps in July, Netflix said today in its monthly speed test update. AT&T's U-verse service offered average Netflix performance ...

Study: The Amazon Fire Phone’s Slow Launch is Due to AT&T Exclusivity

Study: The Amazon Fire Phone’s Slow Launch is Due to AT&T Exclusivity

Based on Amazon's selective PR history, the company isn't likely to reveal exact sales for its recent Fire Phone any time soon—unless the company's first-ever smartphone goes gangbusters. A recent study appears to put any hopes for a record-smashing debut in serious doubt. Rather than wait for the official word, online ...

The “New” Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

The “New” Media Landscape: CNBCUTWC, 21stCFTW, ATTDirecTV, T-Sprint

Over the next 18 months, proposed and pending mergers and acquisitions are going to completely change the media landscape. Even if only a few of them are completed, the impact will be felt across the value chain, Hollywood will be shaken to its core and we will live in a very different world. Here are just a few deals that, ...

Netflix is Now Paying AT&T for a Better Stream Experience, Too

Netflix is Now Paying AT&T for a Better Stream Experience, Too

AT&T has become the latest company to sign a deal with Netflix to ensure that the company's streaming videos get to consumers without lagging or delay. Netflix said Tuesday that the two companies had reached an agreement on interconnection in May. "We're now beginning to turn up the connections, a process that should be ...

How to Unlock Your Phone on the 4 Major U.S. Carriers

How to Unlock Your Phone on the 4 Major U.S. Carriers

After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save money is to keep your old device and bring it to a compatible carrier with a lower monthly cost. But if your device is carrier locked — and if you bought it on contract from one of the big four carriers, it probably is — ...