Tag Archive: AT&T

AT&T set to release the ultra rugged Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO on Aug. 31st

AT&T has a new phone for consumers who need something that can withstand more abuse than your typical user. Think outdoorsy types, construction workers, firefighters and police; the Kyocera DURAFORCE PRO can be preordered on August 31st and is an ultra rugged smartphone that can take a beating. The DURAFORCE PRO comes with an IP68

Legacy unlimited AT&T data plans aren’t worth the high cost

When the first iPhone was released almost a decade ago it was exclusive to AT&T Wireless. It was also the first time that AT&T created an Unlimited Data Plan to help iPhone users cut costs on limited data plans. The Unlimited Data Plan used to cost $ 30, and was increased to $ 35 earlier this year. Unlike

Google partners with Apple, AT&T and more to combat robocalls

Randall Stephenson, chairman of AT&T, is announcing a consortium of 33 companies, which include Google, Apple, AT&T and Comcast, that are joining the FCC to crack down on robocalls. Robocall Strike Force Right now, the plan is to have these companies work on various solutions and come up with a plan by October 19. So

AT&T ditches monthly overages for reduced data speeds

AT&T has announced that the carrier will be ending overage charges in favor of reduced data speeds once you’ve used your allotment. The carrier will offer plans ranging from 1GB to 200GB of high-speed data so you can pick the correct amount for what you use. Some customers will actually get more data in their allotment under the new plans without paying any more money. Instead of charging per gigabyte, AT&T is offering on some plans to bump up your  [Read More…]

AT&T plays catchup with new data plans

Over the past year, AT&T has been feeling the competition within the mobile space. We have seen and reported on the reintroduction of its unlimited data plans, BOGO programs, data increases for GoPhone plans, and extended coverage outside of the US. AT&T now seeks to simplify the rest of its data structure and eliminate data overages with its

AT&T GoPhone discounting multiple line accounts, offering free phones

AT&T GoPhone, the prepaid arm of its tier-one service, today announced a deal for customers looking to sign up multiple lines. Starting on August 19, the carrier will discount “Multi-Line” accounts to the tune of $ 5-$ 20 per line. To qualify for the savings, you’ll have to subscribe to a 3GB ($ 45/month) or 6GB ($ 60/month) plan

AT&T to offer Trek 2 tablet with a super affordable price

In case you are not satisfied with the current range of budget tablets, AT&T has unveiled the successor to the original Trek tablet, the Trek 2 HD. The device is built with budget in mind and offers a decent set of specs for what you pay. Starting August 5, the Trek 2 HD will be available

AT&T starts selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5

AT&T has announced it will begin selling the 8-inch Trek 2 HD tablet on August 5, in its stores and online. The tablet will have Android 6.0 Marshmallow pre-installed.

Here are some of the other features that will be included with the AT&T Trek 2 HD tablet:

Dual Front-facing Speakers: The tablet features Dolby Audio™ speakers that provide high quality sound. Battery Life: The AT&T Trek 2 HD contains a battery size of 4,600 mAh that provides up  [Read More…]

AT&T rolls out July 1 security patch, Wi-Fi calling for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

AT&T is rolling out updates for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, bringing the July 1 security patch to both phones. The update also adds Wi-Fi calling support and other features, and bumps the software version to MMB29M.

This is what’s included in the latest update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge:

Set up and Transfer Wi-Fi Calling IPME AMBS Phase 3

The update is rolling out now, and it could be a  [Read More…]

AT&T reports Q2 2016 earnings with $40.5 billion in revenue, 2.1 million wireless net adds

AT&T has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2016, noting a solid bump in both consolidated revenues and wireless net adds over this time a year ago. In total, AT&T says that consolidated revenues were up to $ 40.5 billion for the quarter, which is an increase of 22% over the same period a year ago.

Concerning the wireless market specifically, AT&T says that it saw a total of 2.1 million wireless net adds total.  [Read More…]