FCC may intervene over AT&T’s new Sponsored Data program

FCC may intervene over AT&T’s new Sponsored Data program

AT&T likely hoped its new Sponsored Data plan would capture the attention of cost-conscious consumers. Instead, it has caught the eye of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.

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AT&T introduces Sponsored Data; Lets companies pay for your data

AT&T introduces Sponsored Data; Lets companies pay for your data

AT&T made a huge announcement today. It introduced a new program called “Sponsored Data” that lets consumers browse and consume certain types of content for free, with the data usage charges being borne by the sponsor and not you.

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AT&T offering $200 to T-Mobile Customers to switch

AT&T offering $200 to T-Mobile Customers to switch

AT&T has just announced that it will be offering T-Mobile customers up to $450 per line if they switch to their network.

AT&T is basically giving a $200 credit per line to T-Mobile customers who switch, as they will get the additional $250 only when they trade-in their old smartphone.

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Sprint expands 4G LTE coverage to 70 more cities, including San Diego, St. Louis and Green Bay

Sprint expands 4G LTE coverage to 70 more cities, including San Diego, St. Louis and Green Bay

Sprint, the third-largest carrier in the US, announced on Monday that it has expanded its 4G LTE network to 70 new cities, bringing its total number of supported cities to 300.

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AT&T CEO: The era of big subsidies for devices is coming to an end

AT&T CEO: The era of big subsidies for devices is coming to an end

While speaking at the investor conference yesterday, AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson indicated that the era of subsidies is coming to an end.

He noted that with smartphone penetration at 75 percent, and soon reaching 90 percent, carriers cannot afford to subsidize smartphones and would have to move into maintenance mode.

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Three UK customers can now roam for free in the US

Three UK customers can now roam for free in the US

Here’s some good news for Three UK’s customers who travel to the U.S.

The UK based carrier has announced that it is extending its Feel at Home offering to four new countries including the U.S.

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China Mobile may finally start offering Apple’s iPhone on December 18

China Mobile may finally start offering Apple’s iPhone on December 18

China Mobile has announced that it will be introducing a new brand for mobile services on December 18th, which has sparked off speculations that the world’s largest carrier will finally start offering Apple’s iPhone.

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AT&T offering $100 discount on iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

AT&T offering $100 discount on iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

AT&T has just launched a new promotion where it is offering a 50% discount on smartphones including iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

AT&T is offering a $100 online discount on the 16GB iPhone 5s, so it is available for only $99.99.

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AT&T blocks bulk unofficial iPhone unlocks

AT&T blocks bulk unofficial iPhone unlocks

While in the early days of the iPhone, software unlocking was quite popular, permanent factory unlocks took them over in popularity due to the unavailability of a software unlock for newer iPhones.

It appears that AT&T is now making it quite difficult for third-party unlock sellers to unlock iPhones in bulk.

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