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AT&T 3G Microcell data use counts toward your wireless allowance

AT&T 3G Microcell data use counts toward your wireless allowance

AT&T's 3G Microcell is prompting controversy, after it emerged that the carrier will be counting data use through the femtocell towards users' monthly wireless data allowance, despite being routed via your own broadband connection.  Therefore, if you use significant amounts of data when your phone is connected through the femtocell, you could find yourself falling foul of AT&T's recent data caps without even using their regular wireless network.

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AT&T 3G MicroCell pricing explained: not just $20 unlimited calls

AT&T 3G MicroCell pricing explained: not just $20 unlimited calls

AT&T have come in for some criticism over the past couple of days for their femtocell pricing, having kicked off a trial of the new AT&T 3G MicroCell in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The carrier has now confirmed, however, that the much-critiqued $19.99 monthly fee being trialled is not the only way test subjects can use the 3G MicroCell; they can also use it without any extra monthly fees whatsoever.

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AT&T 3G MicroCell femtocell revealed: big coverage, big price

AT&T 3G MicroCell femtocell revealed: big coverage, big price

This smug woman would love to tell you all the reasons why AT&T's Y-shaped 3G MicroCell is going to change the way you use your cellphone at home, just don't ask her when you can buy it or for how much.  Ma Bell's new femtocell promises - just like the Sprint AIRAVE and Verizon Network Extender - to set up your own mini access point at your home or office, in this case capable of carrying both voice calls, messages and data over your broadband connection.

AT&T 3G MicroCell network extender revealed

AT&T 3G MicroCell network extender revealed

There's an unusually high quantity of femtocell news this morning, as hot on the heels of the Verizon Wireless Network Extender comes word of the AT&T 3G MicroCell.  Yet to be officially announced by the carrier, but revealed in their online setup page, the 3G MicroCell will work with up to four AT&T cellphones simultaneously - though they must all be 3G devices - using your broadband connection to carry voice and data traffic in areas of poor cellular network coverage.

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ip.access AFC portable femtocell offloads 3G/4G to WiFi

ip.access AFC portable femtocell offloads 3G/4G to WiFi

An iPhone-sized portable femtocell could make creating a private bubble of cellphone coverage straightforward in homes, offices, hotel rooms and public spaces, offloading smartphones and other mobile devices onto WiFi. The ip.access Advanced Femtocell Concept (AFC) works as existing products, like the AT&T 3G Microcell and Vodafone SureSignal, but can hook up to the internet via either a wired ethernet connection or WiFi.

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AT&T Rewarding Loyalty With Free Microcell

AT&T Rewarding Loyalty With Free Microcell

AT&T has recently been sending out emails to some of its customers offering free microcells as rewards for staying loyal customers. Could this be another attempt to thwart the mass exodus they fear with the already record setting sales that is the Verizon iPhone 4 pre-order numbers? The e-mail from AT&T offers a coupon with a barcode for loyal customers to pick up a free 3G microcell from their local AT&T store. AT&T has not officially announced this offer.

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AT&T out PAYG DataConnect Pass plus three new 3G notebooks

AT&T out PAYG DataConnect Pass plus three new 3G notebooks

AT&T has added three new mobile computing devices to its 3G-enabled line-up, as well as launching a new pay-as-you-go data service it's calling AT&T DataConnect Pass.  The Acer Aspire AS1830 notebook, Acer Aspire One 532h netbook and Dell Inspiron Mini 10 HD netbook are all available either with regular two-year agreements (in which case they're subsidized to as little as $39.99 for each of the netbooks) but can also be had with occasional data allowances.

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