AT&T Completes Nationwide Deployment of LTE-M Network for Internet of Things

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US carrier AT&T has completed deployment of its nationwide LTE-M network ahead of schedule to enable a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications. The LTE-M network is now live across the U.S. on operator's nationwide 4G LTE network, following software upgrades. 

AT&T Plans to Bring Faster Speeds to Over 20 Metros by End of Year

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AT&T has announced 5G Evolution plans to pave the way to the next generation of faster speeds for its wireless customers with the latest devices in over 20 major metro areas by the end of this year. Operator plans to continue to lay the foundation for evolution to 5G while the 5G standards are being finalized. 

A&TT Turns Off 2G, to Repurpose Spectrum for LTE

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AT&T has discontinued 2G wireless service starting Jan. 1, 2017, company announced in a blog this week. Company had announced plan to shut down the 2G network 4 years ago.

AT&T Introduces Family of LTE Modules For IOT Devices

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AT&T is introducing a new family of LTE modules to meet the needs of a broad range of Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The new modules offer multiple options and can run over the AT&T 4G LTE network, so IoT devices can transfer information more efficiently.

AT&T to Demonstrate LTE Broadcast Demonstration on Jan. 12

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U.S. carrier AT&T plans a live, on-site trial demonstration of LTE Broadcast for invited guests during the college football national championship game at AT&T Stadium January 12.

AT&T to Acquire Mexico Wireless Provider Iusacell

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AT&T has signed an agreement with Grupo Salinas to acquire Mexican wireless company Iusacell for US$2.5 billion, inclusive of Iusacell debt.

Verizon and AT&T Plan VoLTE Interoperability by 2015

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Verizon and AT&T plan to enable VoLTE- to-VoLTE connections between Verizon Wireless and AT&T customers in 2015. Verizon introduced its Advanced Calling 1.0 services across the United States in September.  AT&T introduced VoLTE services in its initial markets earlier this year, and continues to expand to more markets across the United States.

FTC Sues AT&T Over Data Throttling on Some ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans

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The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT&T Mobility, charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, in some cases by nearly 90 percent.

AT&T Launches LTE in New Markets Across the U.S.

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AT&T has launched its 4G LTE service in new markets in Olean, N.Y.; Greenville and Mansfield, Ohio; and Fredericksburg, Texas. According to AT&T it’s network now covers more than 99% of Americans. AT&T 4G LTE network covers nearly 290 million people and is expected to be essentially complete by this summer.

AT&T to Launch HD Voice on LTE Network in Select Markets

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US carrier AT&T plans to introduce High Definition (HD) Voice on an all-IP, Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) network in select markets beginning May 23. 

Initially, HD Voice from AT&T will be available in select areas in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin

AT&T Plans 4G LTE In-Flight Connectivity Service

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U.S. carrier AT&T plans to launch a 4G LTE-based in-flight connectivity service for airlines and passengers in commercial, business and general aviation.

Volvo Cars and AT&T Sign Multi-Year Connected Car Agreement

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AT&T and Volvo Cars have entered into a new multi-year agreement to enable future Volvo vehicles in the U.S. and Canada with high speed wireless connectivity.

Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE Launched on AT&T’s Network

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Beginning today AT&T is offering Microsoft Surface 2 with LTE connectivity. Surface 2 (AT&T 4G LTE), a 64GB mobile broadband-ready version of Surface 2, is now available to purchase for $679 USD (ERP) in the US market.

Audi and AT&T Announce Pricing for In-Vehicle 4G LTE Connectivity

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AT&T and Audi of America have announced data plans for the new 2015 A3 sedan to provide in-vehicle 4G LTE data connectivity.  The data plans start at $99 for a 6-month plan with 5 Gigabytes of data and $499 for a 30-month plan  with 30 GB.

AT&T LTE Network Now Covers More than 270 Million People

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U.S. Operator AT&T has announced that it now covers more than 270 million people with 4G LTE. AT&T 4G LTE build expected to be substantially complete by summer 2014.