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How 5G networks will make low-latency game streaming a reality

Faster speeds and more bandwidth are some of the many promises that 5G can deliver, but for gamers, the most important thing is low latency. To achieve low latency, carriers like AT&T and Verizon are exploring hybrid models for game…
Mobile

Sprint calls out AT&T's 5G E in full-page New York Times ad

Now that the 4G network has already "evolved," network giant AT&T controversially plans to rebrand potentially millions of 4G smartphones to make it appear as though they are on 5G networks.
Movies & TV

AT&T jacks up DirecTV Now pricing once again in subscription tier shake-up

Current subscribers to DirecTV Now, AT&T's streaming television service, will have to pay an extra $10 a month, while new users will only have two subscription tiers to choose from -- but hey, at least they'll get HBO!
Mobile

5G at MWC 2019: All the major announcements from U.S. carriers

Mobile World Congress 2019 may have been the home of a number of smartphone announcements, but it's also where carriers gave updates on the rollout of their cutting-edge 5G networks. Here are all the big announcements from U.S. carriers at…
Mobile

AT&T argues customers love 5G E because they want faster speeds

Ready to experience a radical transformation in mobile communication? AT&T is launching mobile 5G in cities across the country over the next few months. Here's everything you need to know about the AT&T 5G rollout.
Mobile

Exclusive: Take a look at what a next-generation 5G phone will look like

With 5G phones debuting at MWC in mere days, there is discussion about whether they will be clunky bricks that die after a few hours? A reference design from Qualcomm offerrs a glimpse of the future: This is what 5G phones will look like.
Home Theater

DirecTV Now sheds more than 250,000 subscribers in a single quarter

DirecTV Now's parent company, AT&T, released its subscriber numbers for the fourth quarter of 2018, and the news isn't good. The streaming service saw a loss of more than a quarter of a million subscribers.
Mobile

OpenSignal report shows Verizon is still the best mobile network out there

OpenSignal has published its annual Mobile Network Experience report, highlighting different categories, such as download speed and upload speed, and which among the top four carriers offers the best experience in those categories.
Mobile

5G phones make a lot of promises. Here’s what to really expect

There has been a lot of marketing copy expounding the potential benefits of 5G networks, but a lot less on the practical implications of 5G smartphones. There's a reason for that.
Mobile

AT&T jumps the gun with deliberately misleading 5GE launch

As excitement about 5G networks continues to build, AT&T jumps the gun with a ridiculous and deliberate attempt to deceive the public with 5G Evolution – a speed bump that’s based on improvements to 4G tech.
Mobile

AT&T to stop selling location data to third parties after explosive report

After a report from Motherboard highlighted that carriers like AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint were selling location information to third parties and sometimes ended up in the wrong hands, carriers have announced they will end location selling…
Mobile

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

There's no time like the present to switch cell phone carriers. Our how-to guide will show you step by step how to switch phone carriers like a pro without paying a cent in early termination fees.
Mobile

AT&T 5G rollout: Everything you need to know about the faster network

Ready to experience a radical transformation in mobile communication? AT&T is launching mobile 5G in cities across the country over the next few months. Here's everything you need to know about the AT&T 5G rollout.
Home Theater

AT&T’s new three-tiered streaming service will include movies, possibly HBO

AT&T has laid out new details for its planned streaming service that's set to launch in 2019. It will include three different price tiers, and will feature movies, original programming, and content from its acquisition of Time Warner.
Mobile

T-Mobile-Sprint merger could close as early as first quarter of 2019, exec says

T-Mobile and Sprint are finally merging. After a few failed attempts, the two companies announced their merger at the start of 2018. Once it's complete, the new T-Mobile could be better positioned to take on the likes of Verizon and AT&T.
Movies & TV

It’s gonna be a long, cold winter: AT&T yanks HBO from Dish and Sling TV

An HBO blackout on AT&T rival Dish Network raises serious questions about the future of television access in a media landscape where content producers also control access. And the loser of this fight could be you.
Movies & TV

There are too many streaming options, and it’s only getting worse

Streaming services are everywhere, as seemingly every tech company or studio tries to create its own Netflix. That’s created fierce competition, but the barrage of new paywalls means the biggest loser is you.
Home Theater

AT&T takes aim at Netflix with HBO-led streaming service set for a 2019 launch

HBO fans have worried that parent company AT&T was looking to turn it into Netflix, but the company is now looking to instead launch a new, separate streaming service with programming from HBO, as well as Warner properties.