AT&T Claims Mobile 5G Network Hit 1 Gigabit Speeds

The 5G race is heating up at home and abroad. Verizon is due to launch its commercial mobile 5G network in less than two weeks and its rivals in the country are also expected to follow suit soon. AT&T, the second largest mobile carrier in the country, has said that its mobile 5G network has hit speeds of 1 gigabit per second in live conditions, that is to say this […]


AT&T Stores To Offer Magic Leap One Demonstrations From Next Week

The Magic Leap One mixed reality headset started shipping back in August last year. It was also confirmed that AT&T will provide data for the headset and that it will also be the exclusive wireless distributor for Magic Leap products. That has led to the company “exclusively” selling the headset through its stores and also offering demonstrations.


Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2 Launched On AT&T

These days a lot of our smartphones have been designed to look good, and we suppose that’s a fair thing to do. However there are some users out there who need a phone that can withstand the elements, and while our smartphones do come with water-resistance, their design does leave them a bit too fragile for use in more rugged terrain.


AT&T’s 5G E Is Actually Slower Than Some Of The Competition

Earlier this year AT&T announced that they would be rolling out some changes in which on the phones of their customers, they might start to see a “5G E” icon. This stands for “5G Evolution” which isn’t actually 5G, but rather it is used by AT&T to represent their 4G LTE network that uses features like three-way carrier aggregation, 256 QAM, and 4×4 MIMO.


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AT&T CEO Got A Robocall During A Live Interview

People in the United States really want the Federal Communications Commission and mobile carriers to do something about robocalls. They have become a nuisance with one report suggested that more than 26 billion robocalls are now being placed in the country annually. So it may be entirely unsurprising to see that AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson got a robocall during a live interview.


AT&T And Comcast Team Up To Fight Robocalls

Robocalls are a big problem in the United States and people are increasingly calling on the stakeholders involved to take concrete steps against them. AT&T and Comcast are taking a step in the right direction by announcing a partnership to combat robocalls. AT&T says that this partnership will strive to ensure an exchange of authenticated calls between the two providers’ voice networks, adding that this may be the first partnership […]


DirecTV Now Price To Go Up As HBO Gets Bundled

AT&T’s DirecTV Now streaming service is about to get a bit more expensive but with good reason. The company is raising subscription prices by an additional $10 per month but is providing subscribers with access to HBO in return. The existing packages that DirecTV Now subscribers have access to are being restructured by AT&T which is replacing them with two new options.


Disney Reportedly Wants AT&T’s Stake In Hulu

A new report claims that Disney is in active talks with AT&T to acquire WarnerMedia’s 10 percent stake in Hulu. This would enable the entertainment giant to further increase its control of the streaming platform. Disney has a 30 percent stake in Hulu currently and will acquire an additional 30 percent once its Fox acquisition goes through.


AT&T Promises To Cut Off All Location Data Sharing In March

Recently there was an article published on Motherboard which revealed that for just $300, a bounty hunter was able to quickly and accurately obtain the location of a phone. This is apparently due to the location data sharing deals that carriers have with certain companies, in which the issue was that it wasn’t regulated properly as to who could use said data.


AT&T Aiming For Nationwide 5G Coverage In 2020

As is usually the case when it comes to the roll out of new technologies, it will take a while before we start seeing it in more places. This was the case when LTE was initially rolled out where it took a while before it blanketed the entire US market. The same is expected for 5G, although AT&T is hoping that it will be faster as they aim for nationwide […]


AT&T’s Faux 5G Icon Has Begun Rolling Out To Some Devices

A few weeks ago, AT&T announced that they will soon start display a “5G E” symbol on LTE-enabled handsets. Now according to various reports, it seems that AT&T’s promised roll out of the symbol has already begun, where it has started showing up on handsets like the LG V30 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Active.


AT&T’s Power Drum Wireless Charger Revealed

If you’re looking for a new wireless charger, you might be interested to learn that AT&T might have something for you. According to a sighting by Zatz Not Funny, it seems that both the FCC and Wireless Power Consortium have revealed the carrier’s plans to launch a wireless charger called the “Power Drum”.


LTE Enabled AT&T Phones Will Be Upgraded To ‘5G E’

Back in the day when 4G LTE was in the early stages of being rolled out, there was some confusion over whether or not your phone supported it. This is no thanks to carriers who in their attempt to market their technology, used the 4G term to describe upgraded/enhanced versions of 3G.


AT&T Will Offer Its 5G Hotspot Service Starting This Week

AT&T announced the Netgear Nighthawk 5G Mobile Hotspot device in October this year. The hotspot was available for purchase even though it offered access to the carrier’s 5G Evolution network, which wasn’t a proper 5G network. It merely provided users with faster access on existing 4G networks. However, AT&T has today announced that it will fire up 5G proper for the mobile hotspot starting this week.