AT&T is sharing all the details regarding their Q2 of 2013. While their U-Verse and household options have been doing well, their large revenue numbers are in part due to strong smartphones sales. Most notably, Android smartphone sales.
AT&T has announced the upcoming availability of a pair of new Mobile Share plans. These plans include an option to get 300MB or 2GB of data per month. These plans will be available beginning on July 26th and will arrived priced at $20 for the 300MB plan and $50 for the 2GB plan.
T-Mobile JUMP two smartphone upgrades a year plan that T-Mobile revealed last week, we've now heard similar ideas from both AT&T and Verizon. Today AT&T announced their new "AT&T Next plan" with the promise that users can upgrade their smartphones once a year, instead of every 24 months. The idea sounds great, but T-Mobile has a few comments on AT&T's "answer".
AT&T may have recently increased the upgrade eligibility from 20 months to 24 months, however they are now offering customers the option to upgrade every 12 months. This latest offer is arriving as AT&T Next and it looks like it has been designed to compete against what T-Mobile has going with JUMP. Not to mention, what Verizon is expected to offer with VZ Edge.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and the AT&T model is close to the same, however there is one key difference. That difference is in the connectivity. In addition to having WiFi, the AT&T branded Galaxy Note 8.0 also brings connectivity for the 4G LTE network. The Galaxy Note 8.0 came available with AT&T a short while back and as a result, we have recently spent some hands-on time with the tablet.
AT&T have just dropped a big piece of news. That being the company has purchased Leap Wireless for the tune of around $1.19 billion in cash. Leap Wireless, better known as Cricket in many parts of the US, is one of the largest telecommunications network in the US aside from the bigger names. Could this be the big news they were teasing for next week?
Optimus G Pro smartphone over on AT&T is getting a pretty major software update starting today. The highly anticipated "value pack" update has a slew of new features, tools, and customizations that makes the 5.5-inch smartphone even better. Things like eye tracking to pause video if you look away, dual recording, and much more.
RAZR HD, Kyocera Torque, and now the Galaxy S4. We've just learned that both AT&T and Verizon have issued software updates for the top dog Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone. They are rolling out as we speak, and we have all the details below.
AT&T have something up their sleeve for later this month, and they've just started sending out press invites and teaser images telling us to "get ready for what's next in wireless." Stating that we'll learn all the details on July 16th, but that's all they had to share. The invite has just hit our inbox this afternoon.
Aio Wireless was launched by AT&T as a prepaid carrier setup. The original announcement came back in May and at the time Aio Wireless had a few smartphones and tablets available. While that number hasn't grown tremendously since, there has been a new addition that arrived today. The latest handset is the ZTE Overture 4G which Aio Wireless has priced at $149.99.