Tag Archive: AT&T


Marshmallow updates for the AT&T HTC One M8 and M9 get delayed

HTC M8 and HTC M9 owners on AT&T will have to wait a bit longer to get their promised software update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

HTC’s Mo Versi posted the news on the delay via his Twitter account:

HTC One M8 & M9 AT&T owners – there’s been a slight delay on M OS. We’re in lab but looking at approval within the next couple weeks.

— Mo Versi (@moversi) April 29, 2016

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AT&T will shut down its 2G network by the end of 2016

AT&T has announced that it will decommission its 2G EDGE network by the end of 2016. CFO John Stevens told Wireless Week that the carrier has moved over 6 million subscribers off the legacy network over the last 12 months, with the remaining 2G userbase largely consisting of connected devices.

Stevens said that the cost played a major factor in the decision to shut down the 2G network:

There still is a lot of cost that  [Read More…]

AT&T vs. T-Mobile: Best family plan

Comparing data, to minutes, to cost, to perks: which carrier is right for your family?

The wonderful world of wireless carriers can be confusing at the best of times. You might find cheap data with one, but it comes with expensive overage fees. Or one charges a low fee to add additional devices, but you can’t bundle it with your home services.

When you’re shopping between AT&T and T-Mobile it’s important to know how much data  [Read More…]

AT&T reports Q1 2016 earnings: $40.5 billion in revenue, adds 2.3 million wireless customers

AT&T has reported its earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016, noting yet another big bump in consolidated revenues due to its recent DirecTV acquisition, along with respectable wireless subscriber growth.

In all, AT&T says that it brought in consolidated revenues of $ 40.5 billion, in Q1, which is up 24% compared to the same period a year ago.

On the wireless division specifically, AT&T says that it added 2.3 million customers in North America,  [Read More…]

AT&T vs. Verizon: Best family plan

Comparing data, to minutes, to cost, to perks, which carrier is right for your family?

Wireless carriers don’t necessarily make it easy for you to compare between their services. They all offer data, and minutes, and messaging, but the small details between them can mean a big difference on your monthly bill.

Choosing a shared plan for your family is a big decision. When you’re shopping between AT&T and Verizon it’s important to know how much  [Read More…]

AT&T vs. Sprint: Best family plan

Comparing data, to minutes, to cost, to perks, which carrier is right for your family?

Wireless carriers don’t necessarily make it easy for you to compare between their services. They all offer data, and minutes, and messaging, but the small details between them can mean a big difference on your monthly bill.

Choosing a shared plan for your family is a big decision. When you’re shopping between AT&T and Sprint it’s important to know how much  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Priv is now even more affordable at AT&T

AT&T has slashed the price of the BlackBerry Priv by $ 60, dropping it down to $ 639 off contract. While this isn’t a huge savings, it exceeds the $ 50 cut that BlackBerry recently did on the phone. If you are in the market for a new phone or have been eyeing the Priv but waiting for the price to drop a little, this may be your time to pick one up.

While it is  [Read More…]

AT&T rolling out April security patch to Galaxy S7, S7 edge

AT&T Galaxy S7 and S7 edge users are seeing an update that brings the April security patch. The update comes in at 173MB, and includes the latest security fixes from Google.

Not much else is known about what’s new, but from the discussion in our forums, it looks like the update includes the touchscreen and stability fixes that have been rolling out to the S7 and S7 edge globally.

Haven’t received the update yet on your AT&T Galaxy S7  [Read More…]

Snag an unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Priv for just $450

If you’ve been on the lookout for a good deal on the BlackBerry Priv, DailySteals is currently offering the handset for just $ 450. For those keeping score, that’s a $ 200 drop from the Priv’s current price of $ 650 elsewhere.

DailySteals says that the model on offer is AT&T-branded. However, it is unlocked, so it should work with other GSM carriers like T-Mobile. If you’re interested, you can take advantage of the deal for the  [Read More…]

AT&T and DirecTV offering free Samsung TV in limited-time promo

AT&T and DirecTV is currently offering a limited-time promotion which could net subscribers a free 48-inch Samsung TV. In short, customers who purchase the Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 Edge and sign up for both AT&T and DirecTV can qualify for a Samsung LED J5200 Series Smart TV 48″ Class TV. Worth approximately $ 480, it’s