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Study: Largest ISP Companies Slowing Data For 75 Percent Of US

Massive internet providers such as AT&T, Time Warner, Verizon and Comcast are purposefully slowing data from popular websites to thousands of businesses and residential users across the country.

06/23/2015

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AT&T Hit With $100M Fine, Company Vows to Fight

AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a record $100 million fine for offering consumers “unlimited” data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount. The company says it will fight the charges.

06/17/2015

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Can Phone Companies Do More To Block Robocalls?

The Federal Communications Commission has been asked to consider the question of whether phone companies could do more to stop the onslaught of “robocalls,” the automated phone calls favored by scammers

04/07/2015

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AT&T Drops ‘Super Cookies’ From Cellphone Data

AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities online.

11/15/2014

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Report: Most People Texting and Driving Aware of Danger

A new survey released by AT&T reveals the majority of drivers admit to texting behind the wheel, despite understanding the dangers of texting while driving.

11/05/2014

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FTC Says AT&T Misled Customers Over Unlimited Data

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company — slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

10/28/2014

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Va. To Receive $356,779 From AT&T Settlement

Attorney General Mark R. Herring says Virginia will receive $356,779 for its participation in a settlement with AT&T.

10/08/2014

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FTC: AT&T To Pay $105M For Bogus Wireless Charges

Telecom giant AT&T will pay a hefty $105 million settlement after the government accused the company of unlawfully billing wireless customers for tens of millions of dollars in bogus charges — a practice known as cramming.

10/08/2014

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4 Major Phone Carriers Providing Text-to-911

The four major U.S. wireless phone companies are providing emergency texting 911 service to any local government that wants it and has the capability to use it as of this month, a big step toward moving the nation’s emergency dispatch system out of the voice-only technology that dates to the 1960s.

05/19/2014

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AT&T Agrees to Buy DirecTV in $48.5B Deal

AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against rivals.

05/18/2014

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