AT&T’s VoLTE network reaches more customers than any other carrier

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The year is coming to an end and that means companies are recapping 2015 to prove their growth and successes. Today, AT&T revealed that its VoLTE network — the one that allows you to make calls over an LTE connection — is accessible to nearly 300 million people in the United States.

Although large, that number comes down to an estimation of 27 million when counting just AT&T customers. So AT&T is declaring that its VoLTE network is an option to more customers than any other carrier in the United States.

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Samsung Gear S2 with NumberSync now available from AT&T

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Users interested in a smartwatch that can handle phone calls and texts all on its own now have the option of buying the Samsung Gear S2 through AT&T. To help make things easier for consumers, AT&T developed their own NumberSync platform for smartwatches and other devices so that calls or texts to a user’s number on their smartphone will also get delivered to other devices, like the Gear S2, meaning users do not need a separate number for their additional devices. Read more

[Deal] AT&T goes BOGO-ish with Samsung Galaxy S6

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If you are looking for a pair of smartphones as gifts this holiday season, AT&T is offering up the Samsung Galaxy S6 in a kind of buy one get one free deal. Since the deal only works by signing up for the AT&T Next program, you end up having to setup service and make payments on both phones. However, as long as you comply with the program’s requirements, AT&T will start granting credits that effectively make the second smartphone free. Read more

AT&T starts rolling out Android 5.1.1 update for the Galaxy S6 Active

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AT&T has at last started rolling out the Android 5.1.1 update to all its carrier-branded variants of the Galaxy S6 Active located in the United States. As far as added functionality goes, this upgrade transports the latest version of Lollipop, compatibility for Samsung Pay and a much-needed patch for the Stagefright vulnerability to the handset.

Hit the break for the full changelog.

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