Joining forces with Amazon Web Services, the second biggest wireless carrier in America is officially unveiling a new LTE-M based button that is specifically built to allow consumers to request for Internet of Things (IoT) related services or tasks with just one click.
As indicated in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), AT&T has apparently extended the deadline for the closing of its acquisition of Time Warner to April 22nd of next year. This marks the second time that the second biggest mobile operator in the United States has decided to extend the deadline, which was previously at October 22nd of this year.
Black Friday mania might get exaggerated at times (and we get the feeling that sellers like it that way), but this annual event does serve up some really interesting and worthwhile deals, if one only knows where to look. With regards to that, we can offer some assistance through our official Black Friday smartphone sales guide.
The last few months have seen AT&T looking to close its acquisition deal of Time Warner for a sum of $85.4 billion. The United States Department of Justice, however, is having none of it -- the DOJ is reportedly filing a lawsuit to block the major US wireless carrier’s move, effectively preventing a union of a telecoms giant and a digital media empire.
In the last 24 hours or so, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approve several Special Temporary Authority (STA) applications from various mobile operators who want to immediately push through with efforts to restore wireless connection services in Puerto Rico. As of now, the country is still without much power or mobile connectivity about three weeks since Hurricane Maria had hit.
No matter how hard we wish it so, 5G is still not commercially available. But the good news is that the Big Four carriers in America (Verizon Wireless, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) are also busy beginning to transition to this wireless technology over the course of the next couple of years.
Earlier this year, the Federal Communications Commission had released a report on zero rated data services, stating that while these types of offerings are not necessarily in violation of net neutrality rules, the ones offered by the top two wireless carriers in America (namely, Verizon Wireless’ Go90 and
Just this week, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Google, and Dish Network all revealed their separate plans to acquire or roll out high band spectrum assets that many industry watchers expect will serve as the backbone in providing 5G wireless services.