Topic: AT&T

Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3
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Weekend Wrap-Up: AT&T Pays $48.5 Billion for DirecTV; Microsoft Unveils the Surface Pro 3

Happy Sunday, folks! I hope you're having a great Memorial Day weekend, and that you aren't spending too much time in front of the computer. Unless, you know, you're reading BestTechie. And it seems you're doing that … [Read more...]

Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile
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Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile

When it comes to high-speed Internet on our mobile devices and in our homes, one saving grace is that our wireless carriers and home broadband providers (with the exception of Verizon) aren't the same companies. But a … [Read more...]

Consolidation Continues: AT&T Acquires DirecTV for $48.5 Billion
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Consolidation Continues: AT&T Acquires DirecTV for $48.5 Billion

AT&T is acquiring DirecTV, you know, just like we told you yesterday.  The deal is valued at $48.5 billion (or $67.1 billion with debt), with AT&T paying $95 per share, comprised of $28.50 per share in cash and … [Read more...]

AT&T to Acquire DirecTV, Says Report
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AT&T to Acquire DirecTV, Says Report

AT&T may be after a bigger slice of the pay TV market, and it may be looking to the stars to get it. A Buzzfeed report, based on tips from a source, claims that AT&T plans to acquire satellite TV provider … [Read more...]

AT&T Launching In-Flight Wi-Fi Service in Late 2015
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AT&T Launching In-Flight Wi-Fi Service in Late 2015

Phone company AT&T announced today that it’s officially in-progress on a new project to bring in-flight wi-fi access to more flights in the air travel industry. Its infrastructure will be based on the 4G LTE … [Read more...]

Beats Music Performing Below Expectations with Low Subscriber Count
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Beats Music Performing Below Expectations with Low Subscriber Count

Beats Music, the once early anticipated on-demand music streaming service by popular headphone manufacturer Beats, hasn't come anywhere close to meeting expectations, according to a new report by Billboard. According … [Read more...]

Quicker than Sprint: AT&T to Offer LG G Flex on January 24
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Quicker than Sprint: AT&T to Offer LG G Flex on January 24

Last week we reported that Sprint had arranged to be the first US wireless carrier to sell the LG G Flex, the weird Android phone with a six-inch curved display for some reason. But it turns out that Sprint wasn’t fast … [Read more...]

Beats Music Launching January 21st, Family Plan Limited to AT&T Customers
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Beats Music Launching January 21st, Family Plan Limited to AT&T Customers

Look out, Spotify, you're about to get some new competition - the long rumored Beats Music service will be launching on January 21st on all major platforms, including iOS, Android, and Windows. Beats is promoting the … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Covering Cancellation Fees Up to $350 for New Customers
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T-Mobile Covering Cancellation Fees Up to $350 for New Customers

Confirming rumors from earlier today, during T-Mobile’s press conference at CES, the company announced that it will pay up to $350 in cancellation fees for new customers looking to break free of their contracts at … [Read more...]

AT&T’s Sponsored Data is Great for Consumers, Terrible for Content Providers
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AT&T’s Sponsored Data is Great for Consumers, Terrible for Content Providers

Today at CES, AT&T announced a new service called Sponsored Data, which offers a way for companies to pick up the tab for 4G data usage whenever particular apps, videos, or websites are being used.  If the … [Read more...]