Battling Verizon for wireless dominance and diversifying from the iPhone.
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The deal brings AT&T's NetBond service to IBM's SoftLayer cloud platform to bolster security and performance in hybrid cloud environments.
To paraphrase Mark Twain: There are lies, damned lies, and smartphone prices. Every review I've read of the new iPhone 6 this week says the price starts at $199. That's not true. The total prices that buyers pay for smartphones on two-year contracts from American carriers will shock you.
The communications company said the security-heavy storage offering helps ease the cloud migration process for federal agencies.
AT&T is supporting the Girls Who Code project, and has donated $1m to encourage more girls to work within STEM fields.
On the wireless front, AT&T performed well with 1 million net postpaid additions and a postpaid churn of 0.86. Wireless revenue was up 3.7 percent from a year ago.
According to reports, US carrier AT&T will be the only company which will host Amazon's smartphone, expected to be unveiled this week.
Inmarsat to lead the EU wide roll-out of in-flight passenger broadband services with British Airways in the van.
Samsung continues to offer an exclusive ruggedized Galaxy device to AT&T customers with the new S5 Active.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 is available on all major carriers and I had the chance to test multiple versions on three major carriers. The available internal storage varies with the number of apps pre-installed by carriers.
The logic behind AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV needs time to sink in, but in the meantime the merger dance between Sprint and T-Mobile, Echostar and others is about to become more interesting.
Pragmatism has already forced Malcolm Turnbull to step away from the Coalition's non-interventionist telecoms dogma. But as a coalition of US carriers threatens a freeze on infrastructure if that country's government declares broadband, it's worth considering which approach will deliver the most desirable outcomes.
More and more people are using tablets, smartphones, laptops, and devices while traveling as passengers in vehicles and the new generation of GM vehicles is being powered by OnStar.
AT&T introduced a similar deal for Microsoft Azure public cloud customers last fall.
AT&T also added 64,000 business U-verse high speed broadband subscribers during the first quarter.
The wireless company is teaming with media and entertainment company The Chernin Group for the venture, which will focus on investing in and acquiring subscription VOD channels and streaming services.