AT&T Stories December 13

iPhone and iPad users were rather surprised to see an AT&T 5G E symbol appear back in February. Surprised partly because AT&T didn’t have a 5G network at the time, and partly because no current iPhone or iPad could connect to one anyway.

What AT&T launched then was a fake 5G which was really just a form of LTE that had existed since 2014. It’s continued to use the misleading symbol despite a lawsuit and full page ad designed to draw attention to the fakery, but has now finally launched the real thing …

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AT&T Stories November 6

If you’re on one of AT&T’s older Mobile Share Value data plans, a price hike is on the way. The Verge reports today that AT&T is emailing customers to inform them that prices are increasing by $10 – but that the plans are also adding 15GB of “bonus data.”

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AT&T Stories November 5

The Federal Trade Commission has revealed the details of its settlement with AT&T. The FTC says that AT&T will pay out $60 million to current and former subscribers who were affected by the carrier’s misleading “unlimited data” promises.

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AT&T Stories October 26

While Apple TV+ and Disney+ are both slated to launch in less than a month, the debut of HBO Max is also on the horizon. In a new interview with Retuers, AT&T COO John Stankey said that the company will give HBO Max to current subscribers for free.

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AT&T Stories August 25

The long-running battle between the FTC and AT&T over data throttling practices has finally reached the end. The two parties have reached a settlement in the case that originally began in 2014, according to a report from Reuters.

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AT&T Stories August 19

More than 650,000 tests reveal that US carriers throttle online video on their mobile networks, and do this whether or not those networks are congested.

All four of the main carriers were found to be engaged in this, though the video services they throttled varied…

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