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AT&T Looks Beyond The iPhone For Growth

With pressures on AT&T (NYSE: T) mounting as its sole grip on the iPhone slips away, Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO for AT&T Mobility a…

Analysts Raise iPhone 4 Sales Estimates

Analysts have raised their estimates for iPhone 4 sales, following the unprecedented demand for the device on its first day of pre-orders. O…

Dell Prepping Google Android Phone For AT&T

Dell is making an Android smartphone for AT&T (NYSE: T), the WSJ reported, citing unidentified sources. Dell’s smartphone would be based on…

Pizza Hut App Lands In Apple Commercial

Who would have thought, but Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) is helping advertise Pizza Hut’s iPhone app in its latest round of TV commercials.

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Why You Should Thank AT&T (Yes, It’s True)

People love to trash AT&T (NYSE: T). Talk to any iPhone user and they’ll complain of dropped calls, voicemails gone missing, and other probl…

Apple Reports Limited iPhone Shortages

Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) started reporting limited iPhone shortages on Friday in 29 of its 257 stores across the country, according to IFOAppleSto…

AT&T To Sell Netbooks In All Its Stores

AT&T (NYSE: T), which currently sells netbooks in Atlanta and Philadelphia and through RadioShack and Costco, has decided to begin selling t…

AT&T Cracks Down On Streaming Some Services

AT&T Wireless has changed its Terms of Service to prohibit fixed devices from streaming over its wireless network, like viewing video over t…

AT&T To Sell iPhones Without A Contract

AT&T (NYSE: T) will sell iPhones without a contract attached to them: The 8GB iPhone will go for $599 and the 16GB iphone will go for $699,…

Coalition Seeks End To Exclusive Handset Deals

Several groups are petitioning several other organizations to put an end to exclusivity deals between handset manufacturers and carriers. Th…

AT&T Relaunches Parental Controls

AT&T (NYSE: T) has relaunched Smart Limits for Wireless, a set of parental control features that lets people determine how much data their c…

AT&T Not Immune To Credit Crunch

AT&T (NYSE: T) is feeling the pinch of the credit crunch. AP reports that Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said that the country

AT&T To Subsidize The 3G iPhone By $200?

Rumors of a 3G iPhone coming out in June have been around for a while…now Fortune makes the unsubstantiated report that AT&T (NYSE: T) pla…

Crazy EDGE Outage

As many folks have reported, AT&T’s EDGE network is struggling in the midwest. Outages have been patchy but seem to have affected…

AT&T Now Offering SIM-Only Service

The “open” mantra is gaining some ground in U.S., as AT&T (NYSE: T) becomes the first major network to offer a SIM-only service, without a h…

AT&T Offers Pandora Music Service

AT&T (NYSE: T) will offer the online personlized radio station Pandora available to its mobile customers for $8.99 a month. The music servic…

AT&T Puts Crush Or Flush On Portal

Mobile social network Crush or Flush has launched on AT&T (NYSE: T), getting on to the Entertainment section of MEdia Net. The service is av…

AT&T Drops "Fewer Dropped Calls" Claim

AT&T has decided to move away from its advertising slogan of “fewest dropped calls”, after spending $1 billion on the message. RCRNews asks…

AT&T Launches Smart Limits For Parents

AT&T is launching a new set of parental controls dubbed Smart Limits, which will cost $4.99 a month. “They will let parents block text messa…

AT&T Launching (Another) Musicphone

I’ve got to mention this… the East Bay Business Times is reporting that AT&T is launching a music phone, apparently in all earnestness……

AT&T Comes Out In Support Of FCC Auction Plans

I thought FCC Chairman Kevin Martin has managed to displease everyone with his hybrid plan for open access for the upcoming spectrum auction…

iPhone: Reality Sets In

A few days into iPhone ownership at this point and my first take still holds: very cool, very limited. Then again, it’s designed to be way c…

Mobile Central To AT&T’s Operations: CEO

AT&T’s new CEO Randall Stephenson has put the companies mobile phone service at the core of its offerings. “Your wireless phone is your firs…

AT&T Steps Up Rebranding Process For IPhone

AT&T has stepped up its efforts to rebrand Cingular as AT&T Wireless in anticipation of the upcoming iPhone launch. “The iPhone is one of th…

AT&T Sees $1 Billion In Mobile, U-Verse Ads

AT&T has big plans for advertising, with John Stankey, AT&T’s president for operations support, saying that the company expects “targeted ad…

Jim Ryan Leaves AT&T/Cingular

We got a tip about this on Apr 23, but the sucky AT&T/Cingular PR never responded to our requests: now RCR confirms that the outspoken conte…

U.S. Operator Cellular One Tunes Into Napster

Cellular One, a subsidiary of Dobson Communications Corp. serving some 1.6 million users in rural America, will offer users access to a cata…

AT&T Hoping For An iPhone Halo Effect

More than anything else (increased ARPU, music sales etc) AT&T is hoping that the iPhone will attract customers from other carriers and redu…

AT&T Sells First Three-Screen Advertising

AT&T Entertainment Services has signed its first three-screen advertiser across mobile, TV and PC, something it seems to be keen to continue…

iPhone Launch on Target, Says AT&T

Yes, iPhone will be on target, launching end of June, said AT&T COO Randall Stephenson today…there had been some speculation recently that…

The Experience Of Electronics Stores

The New York Times has a piece on the phenomenon of “experience stores”, which are designed to showcase a particular brand and teach people…

Alltel Seeking Buyers — WSJ

The Wall Street Journal (reg required) is reporting that Alltel is shopping around for buyers, although interest has so far been lukewarm. R…

Apple Expects $499 Phones To Sell Fast

Apple has dismissed critics who claim that $499 is too much for a mobile phone, reports The Seattle Times. The argument appears to be that p…

iPhone: The Cingular Imperative

Bob Lesfetz, among the best music industry analysts out there (famous for his cranky yet incisive writings in The Lefsetz Letter”) sent out…

iPhone: Who Gains and Who Loses?

Larry Dignan has a good post on SeekingAlpha about the wider implications of iPhone on the mobile market…winners are easy to figure out: a…

AT&T Ramps Up Multi-Platform Ad Selling

Now that it has completed the $86 billion purchase of BellSouth, AT&T is looking to solidify its status as the telecom king of the hill by m…

Cingular To Demo Video Call Sharing Service

Cingular plans to unveil a new service at CES which will allow callers to send live video streams to other Cingular customers. If two people…

SNL on Mobiles, On Cingular

NBC has put its seminal comedy variety show Saturday Night Live on mobile, Cingular handsets, marking the first time SNL content has been ma…

Mobile Music: A La Carte Or Subscription?

Reuters has a summary piece on mobile music, concluding that “once Cingular adds over-the-air downloading, expected early next year, the tru…

Cingular Cellular Video Trademark Filing

Cingular, the largest mobile operator in U.S., recently filed for a trademark for “Cingular Cellular Video” with USPTO…sounds very generic…

Cingular Offers Prepaid Content Cards

Cingular has launched prepaid ringtone cards, dubbed Tone Cards, which can be bought over Cingular phones, through retail locations or throu…

AT&T’s Wireless Plans

AT&T executive vice president of entertainment, Scott Helbing, who is responsible for acquiring programming content for AT&T’s new video ser…

Cingular Helps Out BellSouth

BellSouth has filed what is probably its last financial report before it is swallowed by AT&T, showing some pretty good results. “For the th…

Cingular And Rave Team Up To Target Students

Cingular and Rave Wireless are teaming up to offer special content and services to students at colleges and universities. The pilot project…

Cingular Adds Podcasts To Service Offerings

Cingular has signed up Melodeo to offer podcasts to its customers. The Mobilcast will cost Cingular customers $4.99 per month to access a ca…

Cingular Sponsors YouTube Talent Hunt

YouTube is teaming up with major marketing and media partners for a competition to discover the most talented unsigned bands on its site, wi…

Clear Channel Launches Mobile Radio Service

U.S. radio giant Clear Channel Radio has announced the launch of its mobile effort, starting with the streaming of New York station WHTZ-FM…

Cingular Qualifies To Bid In Wireless Sale

Just to keep up, Cingular has qualified to participate in the FCC spectrum auction. There are other qualified companies listed at the bottom…

HBO Creates Mobile Series For Cingular

HBO has produced a special mobile mini-series based on the show Entourage that “will follow one story line based on “Entourage” character Jo…

Cingular And Vans Warped Tour

Cingular Wireless is the official wireless sponsor of Vans Warped Tour 2006, and it’s not getting just brand recognition for the sponsorship…

Cingular’s “Say My Name” Answertones

Cingular has signed up with Warner Music for a series of Answertones (which people hear when they call you instead of the ring-ring noise) w…

Cingular To Sell MySpace Bands Ringtones

Updated: read below: Wow, what an original concept…selling ringtones of bands. Only this is MySpace. Cingular hopes the service will boost…

IGN Goes Mobile

Games info site IGN has launched a mobile version of its site at mobile.ign.com. IGN is a pretty significant games site which claims more th…

Cingular’s New Video Service Launches

Cingular’s catching up with Sprint and Verizon: it has launched its previously-announced mobile video service called Cingular Video (we cove…