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AT&T asks FCC to scrap $100 million fine, claims data throttling doesn’t harm anyone

AT&T asks FCC to scrap $100 million fine, claims data throttling doesn’t harm anyone

AT&T has asked the FCC to scrap a $100 million fine issued last month by the Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) after the carrier was found to be throttling its “unlimited” data plans. It also claims that data throttling doesn’t harm anyone.

AT&T reportedly raising upgrade fees to $45, adding $15 activation fee to new Next and BYOP customers on August 1

AT&T reportedly raising upgrade fees to $45, adding $15 activation fee to new Next and BYOP customers on August 1

Fees are part of the package when it comes to wireless contracts and deals, and for AT&T subscribers there’s a bit more money that the Big Blue carrier might be asking for soon.

AT&T facing $100 million fine from FCC for misleading customers about unlimited data plans

AT&T facing $100 million fine from FCC for misleading customers about unlimited data plans

AT&T, the Big Blue of the major carrier networks, has been quietly throttling the data speeds of its legacy unlimited data subscribers. And that’s not sitting well with the FCC.

Apple Store officially drops AT&T 2-year contracts for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple Store officially drops AT&T 2-year contracts for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

On June 1, a report surfaced that suggested Apple Store employees were being notified that two-year contracts for AT&T iPhones would be getting the boot.

Apple Stores drop AT&T iPhone subsidies in favor of installment plans

Apple Stores drop AT&T iPhone subsidies in favor of installment plans

Up until recently, the major wireless carriers in the United States relied on subsidies to sell phones: Tying customers to two-year contracts, but allowing them to buy an expensive phone at a much cheaper up-front cost.

New policy could prevent Apple from selling iPhones with two-year AT&T contracts

New policy could prevent Apple from selling iPhones with two-year AT&T contracts

AT&T is reportedly gearing up to make major changes to its smartphone sales policy which could prevent third-party retailers from selling handsets on two-year contracts. The move could mean that you won’t be able to get your next iPhone on AT&T from an Apple Store.

AT&T subscribers will get a free Hulu subscription later in 2015

AT&T subscribers will get a free Hulu subscription later in 2015

Free subscriptions to popular services are a good thing, and for AT&T subscribers there’s something to look forward to later this year.

AT&T to throttle grandfathered unlimited data plan customers only in areas that are experiencing network congestion

AT&T to throttle grandfathered unlimited data plan customers only in areas that are experiencing network congestion

Some good news for AT&T customers who have grandfathered unlimited data plans. Going forward, AT&T will throttle customers with unlimited data plans only when they’re in areas that are experiencing network congestion. 

T-Mobile’s LTE offers the fastest downloads, while Verizon has the most availability

T-Mobile’s LTE offers the fastest downloads, while Verizon has the most availability

LTE is the standard many customers expect to have access to when they use their smartphone or network-connected tablet, which should come as no surprise since the carriers market it more than anything else.

AT&T’s Modio LTE Case for the iPad mini goes on sale March 20 for $49.99 with a contract

AT&T’s Modio LTE Case for the iPad mini goes on sale March 20 for $49.99 with a contract

At CES 2015, AT&T unveiled a brand new smartcase for the iPad mini, which features 4G LTE-connectivity.