Tag Archive: AT&T

AT&T buys Time Warner’s media group for $85.4 billion

AT&T Time Warner merger deal is reached, $ 85.4 billion in cash and stock will change hands if approved.

AT&T’s proposal to buy Time Warner, Inc’s media division for $ 85.4 billion is now final. Announced on the company’s press site, the deal settled at $ 107.50 per share and was half cash and half stock. This will give AT&T possession of cable networks such as CNN, TNT, and HBO as well as Warner Bros. film  [Read More…]

Unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Priv will now have updates handled directly by BlackBerry

A changing of the guard — for the better.

Good news for folks who bought an unlocked AT&T branded BlackBerry Priv: updates for your phone will now be handled by BlackBerry directly and bypass any AT&T slow lane silliness.

As CrackBerry reports, this new policy starts today (October 17, 2016) and will be in place for an imminent update headed to unlocked Priv phones.

It’s important to note that this only applies to AT&T-branded phones that  [Read More…]

AT&T to offer new screen protection program

Starting on November 15, 2016 AT&T will be launching a new protection program in select markets. This new protection program works hand-in-hand with AT&T’s current insurance program but focuses on same-day screen repair. The screen repair service will cost $ 89 (applied as a deductible with existing insurance) and will initially only cover certain Samsung and

AT&T and T-Mobile have suspended Note 7 sales, with Verizon up next [Updated]

Further reports of Note 7s catching fire or exploding continue to roll in. AT&T and T-Mobile have officially suspended sales of the Note 7 (again), and sources tell Android Central that Verizon has halted sales internally and will be announcing similar measures in the near future.

T-Mobile has also added its name to the chorus of companies ceasing Note 7 sales. CEO John Legere tweeted that “out of an abundance of caution for customers,” the company  [Read More…]

AT&T stops selling the Samsung Galaxy Note7- what’s next and what does this mean current owners?

According to a report by The Verge, AT&T will take all Samsung Galaxy Note7 off the shelves and will no longer exchange old Note7s for replacements Note7s or sell the device. AT&T was forced to take this step after multiple replacement Note7s exploded this week. Samsung assured customers that the “new” Note7’s would be safe,

AT&T is done with the Note 7 as another fire is reported in Virginia

AT&T is done and has officially stopped selling the Note 7. The carrier reached out to media outlets with the following:

Based on recent reports, we’re no longer exchanging new Note7s at this time, pending further investigation of these reported incidents. We still encourage customers with a recalled Note7 to visit an AT&T location to exchange that device for another Samsung smartphone or other smartphone of their choice.

They also want to reiterate that anyone who has  [Read More…]

AT&T will now let Note 7 owners return their replacement phone

The plot thickens.

AT&T has reached out to Android Central to let us know that they are offering to replace the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for another phone if you have any concerns over the safety of the device.

If a customer would like to exchange a replacement Note7 for a different device we will do so.

The short official statement comes on the heels of a replacement Note 7 phone catching fire on a  [Read More…]

AT&T to sell LG V20 starting Oct 7 for an outrageous price

LG is going toe-to-toe with the highest-end phones out there.

High-end smartphones are expensive, often inexplicably so. But even when recognizing that they’re generally expensive across the board, we were still surprised to see the announcement today that AT&T will be offering the LG V20 for a rather massive $ 830 when pre-orders start on October 7.

There’s no doubt that LG has thrown a massive number of specs and features into a really nice  [Read More…]

Best AT&T phones

What are the best phones you can buy at AT&T right now?

Whether you’re a loyal AT&T subscriber, or you’re looking to jump ship to its giant cellular network, take a peek at our list of the best smartphones the carrier has to offer.

We’ll be updating this guide throughout the year to keep you informed of the latest devices worth wielding as your daily driver. Be sure to read through our reviews for the full  [Read More…]

AT&T now let’s DIRECTV customers stream videos data free to their smartphones

AT&T acquired and finalized the acquisition of DIRECTV in 2015 and has been integrating its services to its mobile division rather rapidly. Following the lead of T-Mobile with unlimited video streaming, customers who have an AT&T mobile plan and a DIRECTV account can now stream unlimited videos through the DIRECTV app without affecting data limits. Unfortunately,