Traveling up to the Great White North from the U.S.? AT&T customers who do so can take advantage of the country’s first LTE wireless roaming agreement: The carrier announced a deal with Rogers Communictions on Monday. It’s definitely a handy option but be prepared to spend some money as the service cost more than your passport fee. AT&T hasn’t changed its Data Global Add-On packages so you’ll pay these prices: 120MB for $30 a month, 300MB for $60 a month or 800MB for $120 per month.
State and local police departments requested 9,000 “cell tower dumps” last year to gather reams of data on private calls — a practice that cries out for guidelines, according to Senator Edward Markey. Read more »
It’s true: Verizon will be acquiring CDN EdgeCast to bolster its own media delivery capabilities. Read more »