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US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout (Update: AT&T and US Cellular)

US carriers forgiving late payments, bolstering benefits during coronavirus fallout (Update: AT&T and US Cellular)

Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a good track record for giving a little back in times of crisis. In light …

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AT&T employees report customers coughing in stores, fear over coronavirus as retail is deemed ‘essential business’

AT&T employees report customers coughing in stores, fear over coronavirus as retail is deemed 'essential business'

According to documents obtained by Android Police, AT&T is seeking to have its stores classified as an “essential business” during the coronavirus pandemic, as many states like California, New York, and Texas continue to close all “nonessential businesses” during mandatory shelter and social distancing orders. But according to dozens of messages …

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Coronavirus Causes AT&T To Start Closing Some Of Its Retail Stores

Coronavirus Causes AT&T To Start Closing Some Of Its Retail Stores

AT&T announced today that it is going to be closing some of its company-owned retail stores, in light of the Coronavirus. In a letter from AT&T Communications CEO, Jeff McElfresh today, he announced that AT&T is currently closing around 40% of its company-owned retail stores. Those retailers that are not …

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AT&T Cell Phone Hack Worth $1 Million, Victim Sues Carrier

AT&T Cell Phone Hack Worth $1 Million, Victim Sues Carrier

AT&T faces another lawsuit, as a victim sues for a cell phone hack that stole his life savings, totaling $1 million. Rob Ross says that back in October 2018, he was in his home office in San Francisco. Suddenly, a withdrawal notification appears on his iPhone. Immediately, his phone service …

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AT&T Suspends Broadband Data Caps In Response To Coronavirus

AT&T Suspends Broadband Data Caps In Response To Coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, which has now been declared a pandemic, AT&T will be suspending data caps for its broadband internet customers. The company will not charge any data overage fees to subscribers who don’t already have unlimited access. AT&T currently offers several home internet plans with data …

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AT&T Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Six Stores Closed

AT&T Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Six Stores Closed

An AT&T employee has tested positive for coronavirus and six AT&T stores closed as a result. The employee works for the Ma Bell carrier in San Diego, California. Recently, the employee traveled to a high-risk area where coronavirus is spreading. Whether the visited country was China, South Korea, Japan, or …

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AT&T Flips The Switch On mmWave “5G Plus” In 35 Cities

AT&T Flips The Switch On mmWave "5G Plus" In 35 Cities

AT&T has flipped the switch on its faster, mmWave 5G network, which it calls 5G Plus. The next-generation 5G network is available to customers in “parts of 35 cities” in the US starting today. The launch coincides with the release of the Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus and S20 Ultra, which …

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Every 5G city and region for every major carrier in the US (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) (Update: Latest AT&T markets)

Every 5G city and region for every major carrier in the US (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) (Update: Latest AT&T markets)

Smartphone networks are constantly evolving: adding more capacity, expanding to new areas, and generally trying to get a leg up on the competition. But while improvements are always being made, every few years we see a massive shift as the industry transitions to the latest technology. It’s been about eight …

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AT&T TV Finally Launches Nationwide With Gigabit Fiber Bundles

AT&T TV Finally Launches Nationwide With Gigabit Fiber Bundles

AT&T has now announced a nationwide launch of its AT&T TV service along with gigabit Internet bundles to sweeten the deal for consumers. Now, this is the same service AT&T started out as a “market pilot” 13-months ago. There aren’t many noteworthy changes in place from that pilot but there …

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Facebook, Cisco, AT&T, Sprint Join Companies That Have Withdrawn From MWC 2020 Over Coronavirus Fears

Facebook, Cisco, AT&T, Sprint Join Companies That Have Withdrawn From MWC 2020 Over Coronavirus Fears

Facebook, Cisco, AT&T, and Sprint, all withdrew from the Mobile World Congress over coronavirus fears Tuesday, joining other industry heavyweights pulling out of the world’s top mobile fair. The annual Barcelona-based congress normally draws more than 100,000 people, but this year, participation has been hit by the outbreak of the …

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