AT&T will begin testing 5G network technologies in Texas later this year

AT&T laid out its plans for 5G deployment at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The carrier will begin testing high-speed internet in Austin, Texas, beginning later this year.
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More bad news for Twitter as two more executives exit 2:45

Plus: AT&T takes on robocalls and a hacking group takes aim at Netflix.

AT&T introduces Call Protect feature to automatically block fraud, spam calls

AT&T has introduced Call Protect, a network-level feature that automatically blocks fraud and spam calls. It's available at no charge for eligible postpaid customers, and configurable via the web and app.

You don't have to binge-watch Netflix alone now that Atticus is here

If you're binge watching television, you're probably doing it all by your lonesome, right? No longer. Meet Atticus, a new chatbot from AT&T "built to talk entertainment." Just think of him as the perfect boyfriend.

AT&T and Verizon respond to FCC's complaints

In sternly worded letters to AT&T and Verizon, the FCC said the carriers' policies of zero-rating -- the practice of exempting certain services from data caps -- violated the commission's net neutrality rules. AT&T and Verizon have replied.

The best family plan, individual plan, unlimited plan, and more

Sorting through carriers’ plans to find the best service for you and your family can be tough. We name the best family plan, individual plan, unlimited plan, and more in this battle between T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T, and Verizon.

FreedomPop expands its low-cost service with new access to AT&T's network

FreedomPop just added another partner to its short list: AT&T. Now customers will be able to get a hot spot or a SIM that works on AT&T's network, but at FreedomPop's super-low price.

Looking to switch from AT&T? T-Mobile offers DirecTV Now to sweeten the deal

If you're an AT&T Wireless customer who thinks you might be happier elsewhere, T-Mobile has a gift for you -- it comes in the form of a free year of DIRECTV Now, all for switching to T-Mobile One.

How to avoid early termination fees and switch phone carriers like a pro

There's no time like the present to switch cell phone carriers. Our how to guide will show you step-by-step, how to get out of your cell phone contracts without paying a cent in early termination fees.

If you’re in line for an AT&T ‘cramming’ payout, it’s coming soon

The FTC has begun refunding former and current AT&T customers a total of $88 million after it was found to have been charging for unauthorized third-party mobile services, a practice otherwise known as "cramming."

In hot pursuit of Verizon, AT&T begins testing 5G technology in Austin, Texas

AT&T is in hot pursuit of Verizon, and to that end has announced that it has begun testing 5G technology in Texas. Before you get too excited, however, keep in mind that it will likely be a while before we get 5G in the real world.
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AT&T signs deal with Fox to bring the broadcaster’s channels to DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now is launching soon at $35 per month for more than 100 channels, and just signed a deal to add Fox channels to its growing lineup. CBS is the only major broadcaster not to sign on so far.