Third-party scheme that inflated phone bills results in $7.75M fine for AT&T

AT&T has been fined a hefty $7.75 million after a money-laundering scheme set up by suspected drug traffickers caused AT&T customers to be charged an extra $9 per month. The scheme was first uncovered by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

T-Mobile now has fastest LTE download speeds of four big carriers, study shows

Choosing a carrier? T-Mobile reportedly offers the fastest 4G LTE download speeds at 16.3 Mbps. Verizon was second at 15.9 Mbps, in front of AT&T and then Sprint. Verizon did win the 4G LTE availability category, though T-Mobile was right…

AT&T will be bringing Biotricity devices onto the Internet of Things

A new partnership between Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare tech company, and AT&T means that AT&T is now responsible for granting “near real-time connectivity for [Biotricity devices’] data…

Google Fiber facing slow Nashville rollout thanks to AT&T-owned telephone poles

Google is facing a slow rollout of its Fiber gigabit internet service thanks to the fact that rival AT&T owns many of the telephone polls in the area.

People are more satisfied with AT&T than with any other U.S. carrier, but just barely

According to JD Power's latest customer surveys, AT&T has the highest customer satisfaction among major U.S. carriers. As for prepaid carriers, Consumer Cellular packs the highest customer satisfaction in the country.

AT&T and other ISPs fight in court to kill net neutrality

AT&T and industry trade groups ask the court to reverse a ruling upholding recent net neutrality rules that protect consumer access to the internet and treat broadband as an essential service.

AT&T goes on a second journey with the Trek 2 HD

AT&T announced the Trek 2 HD, the sequel to the carrier's Trek HD tablet released last year. The Trek 2 HD will be available on August 5 by either paying monthly installments, buying it outright, or opting into a two-year…

Guess how much AT&T is raising the data caps for U-Verse and GigaPower next month

AT&T said that it's increasing the data caps of its U-Verse and GigaPower Internet services in August. The company seems to be feeling generous, as it increased the caps once this year already. Customers will be informed by email and other…

AT&T chief will head the intimidating-sounding ‘Robocalling Strike Force’

In response to the FCC's letter, AT&T and its CEO announced the Robocalling Strike Force, which looks to develop anti-robocalling tools and solutions. AT&T's CEO will head up the group.

The FCC wants robocall-blocking technology, and it wants it yesterday

The FCC sent out letters to major U.S. phone companies, urging the companies to implement robocall-blocking technology into their networks. The companies have within 30 days to respond to the letters.

AT&T rakes in $40.5B in revenue but loses video subscribers in Q2

According to AT&T's second-quarter financials, the company met Wall Street's expectations. Unfortunately for the carrier, it dropped the ball in other areas, such as number of video and IP broadband subscribers.

Could Comcast be the next major wireless carrier? Company appears to be making bid

It looks like Comcast is looking to expand a little. How? By becoming a mobile carrier, of course. The company will reportedly take part in upcoming wireless auctions, and has apparently even set up a new wireless division.