AT&T Stories Yesterday

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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AT&T Stories August 5

Spotify Premium now bundled with AT&T’s top unlimited plan as Apple Music competition heats up

Spotify has partnered with AT&T to bundle free premium subscriptions for the music streaming service to those with an “Unlimited &More” plan. Meanwhile, AT&T users with other plans will be able to get a six month free trial of Spotify Premium.

AT&T Stories July 16

Verizon cruises to best overall US carrier title in new study, AT&T comes in second

After a large-scale study yesterday gave Verizon top honors for best LTE availability and best video experience, RootMetrics is out today with its own large-scale study of US mobile carriers. While Verizon performed best in both studies, this latest report has AT&T in a solid second place instead of T-Mobile.

AT&T Stories July 15

A new cellular network study from OpenSignal published today takes a look at how the four major US carriers stack up across five key attributes. Verizon took the top spot for best LTE network availability, T-Mobile had both the fastest download and upload speeds, while AT&T tied for lowest network latency. Read on for all the details about how the carriers performed.

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AT&T Stories April 24

AT&T CEO, Randall Stephenson, said during the company’s earnings call today that its 5G plans in the future will likely be tiered with customers paying more for faster speeds, similar to broadband home internet plans (via The Verge). The expected future change will be notable for AT&T customers as current LTE plans give users the fastest speeds possible for one price.

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