Over the last few years, both AT&T and Verizon have been successful in changing their business model from giving unlimited data and charging for calling/texting to charging for data and giving unlimited calling/texting.
AT&T eliminated their unlimited data plans for new customers in 2010. A year later, AT&T told those customers with an unlimited data plan that they would have their plans throttled if they consumed enough data to put them in the top 5 percent of the heaviest data users in a billing period.
As this site discussed earlier today, T-Mobile is expected to continue their reign as the “fastest-growing” carrier once Q2 results are released later this month.
Now,... the Wall Street Journal notes that although analysts expect all major carriers (except Sprint) to continue overall net additions of postpaid subscribers (which usually leads to higher earnings and better margin...
AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Comcast love to yell and scream about needing a “level playing field” whenever the whiff of competition comes... into their areas.When citizens in Georgia were tired of having JUST 3 Mbps connections through AT&T DSL with no alternative, AT&T tried to ban competition by claiming that the “rules...
Last February, General Motors (GM) announced that a number of their 2015 car models would have AT&T LTE connectivity pre-installed.... Now, GM has announced that their 2015 Buick vehicles will be the first have this wireless connectivity installed.
The network will be run using AT&T and allows for up to seve...
While AT&T has been trying to expand the list of companies involved in their “Sponsored Data” program, interest in the program has been basically non-existent... with just a few smaller companies having signed on. AT&T’s program only works if a number of big-named companies agree to be part of the program and so far it appears that few if anyone want...
Yesterday was supposed to be the end of the first round of public comments on the upcoming network neutrality rules. Due to the massive number of comments submitted, the FCC’s... website was not able to handle the surge of last minute comments. As of Tuesday, there were about nearly 800,000 comments and counting.
Because of the FCC site going down, the deadline for the fir...
In the last year, wireless carriers have been moving towards including streaming music plans to their service in order to entice customers to stay with them.
AT&T and Verizon have been matching each other for years now as a good duopoly should do. When Verizon offered a cheap unlimited calling plan, AT&T countered with one too. When AT&T switched to tiered data, Verizon had a similar plan unveiled shortly.
Two of the most highly anticipated devices of this summer will become available in AT&T stores starting this Friday.