Although the company reports having a “few” customers who have not made the transition, Cricket Wireless will be shutting down the last remaining bits of the CDMA network it had been operating on. Cricket is transitioning all customers to AT&T’s GSM-based network. Read more
GreenIQ and AT&T announced the launch of new devices to help consumers grow their gardens and lawns while leveraging the power of 3G connectivity. The primary components of the new GreenIQ devices are new Hub flow meters that are 3G and Wi-Fi capable. The meters can be setup and managed through GreenIQ’s smartphone app, available for Android later this year. Read more
On September 11, AT&T will begin selling an in-car WiFi hotspot online and at its retail stores throughout the country.
AT&T’s Aspire program is designed to bring students and teachers over $20 Million in benefits across 25 different states.
Hot on the heels of T-Mobile, AT&T has now started rolling out a software update to all its carrier-branded variants of the LG G4 located in the United States. Sadly, this upgrade doesn’t bring any new features to the handset, but it does transport a patch for the open-source operating system’s Stagefright vulnerability.
This Friday, AT&T will be adding another tablet to its deep lineup of devices. The LG G Pad X 10.1 will be available to customers online on September 4 before reaching retail stores a week later.
Carriers are expensive, and they’re only getting worse. Two-year contracts are on their way out in favor of device payment plans, thanks to revolutionary initiatives from T-Mobile. These payment plans, however, are essentially the same thing as the two-year contract options, only more expensive.
It looks cheaper on surface level, but carriers are making up for those lower prices through additional charges, upgrade fees, and so on. That begs the question: how can you ditch your carrier and save thousands of dollars on your phone bill?
If you’re eager to pick up Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S2 with LTE connectivity, you’ll be able to order one through AT&T starting September 4th. Like all other carrier enabled tablets, hardware will be identical to the WiFi-only model, but it will be able to be activated on a carrier’s network as well.
The Tab S2 will be available on AT&T’s tablet installment plan for $30 a month, or $499 with a two-year contract. Read more
This summer’s deal that brought DirecTV into the AT&T fold is a sign of coming mergers or acquisitions involving wireless carriers and pay TV companies is going to be the wave of the future according to Oppenheimer analyst Tim Horan. In particular, Horan thinks the next one on the block will involve either Comcast or Charter buying T-Mobile. Read more
AT&T has launched a new program called Digital You. Digital You offers tools, tips, apps, guidance, and community education events on how to stay safe and secure online.