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T-Mobile takes a swing at AT&T, says its 2G network will stay active through 2020

T-Mobile takes a swing at AT&T, says its 2G network will stay active through 2020

AT&T recently announced that it would be dropping support for its 2G network next year, and of course, its competitors are seeing that as an opportunity. Specifically, T-Mobile has hopped on the chance to pull some clients who still depend on 2G connectivity away from AT&T, pledging today to keep its 2G network functioning through 2020.

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Having trouble texting on AT&T? It’s not you, the network is down [UPDATE]

Having trouble texting on AT&T? It’s not you, the network is down [UPDATE]

If you're having trouble sending text messages, and you're an AT&T subscriber, it's not your phone, it's your network. Sometime yesterday users in various areas around the country started experiencing a number of network-related issues, though the cause wasn't readily apparent at the time.

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iPhone gets AT&T international WiFi calling support with iOS 9.3

iPhone gets AT&T international WiFi calling support with iOS 9.3

Alongside the new iPhone and iPad announcement event on Monday, Apple finally released the iOS 9.3 software update. While the most noticeable change is the new Night Shift feature for adjusting color temperatures at night, users on AT&T that make frequent trips overseas and still need to place phone calls will be happy to hear about improved WiFi calling support. The carrier has announced that iOS 9.3 includes support for international WiFi calling, as opposed to just in the US as it was before the update.

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AT&T Unlimited wireless plans are back, with a catch

AT&T Unlimited wireless plans are back, with a catch

It's been a while since AT&T subscribers had an “unlimited” option. The company did away with their unlimited data plans a few years back, much to the disappointment of customers. In a surprise move, the company is bringing it back, but with one small catch.

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T-Mobile targets AT&T switchers with killer iPhone 6s deal

T-Mobile targets AT&T switchers with killer iPhone 6s deal

T-Mobile is continuing with its big "Un-Carrier Unwrapped" holiday promotion, which was kicked off with the news of 3 months of unlimited LTE for existing subscribers, followed by $200 per line for every Sprint customer that switched. This week T-Mobile has AT&T users in their sights, offering them a nearly unbeatable deal on a new 128GB iPhone 6s.

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Microsoft Lumia 950 tipped to launch on AT&T November 20

Microsoft Lumia 950 tipped to launch on AT&T November 20

Ever since Microsoft's official unveiling of their new Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL flagship phones roughly a month ago, we've been eagerly waiting for an exact launch date. Well, it looks like Microsoft may be finally ready to let them out into the wild in the near future. Sources have told both Windows Central and The Verge that the Lumia 950 will be launching on AT&T on Friday, November 20th. The Lumia 950 XL, on the other hand, is said to be sold unlocked through Microsoft's own retail stores.

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Apple iOS 9.2 beta lets AT&T WiFi calling work on the Mac

Apple iOS 9.2 beta lets AT&T WiFi calling work on the Mac

Apple has released the latest beta version of iOS 9.2 to developers this week, and among the updates is a handy feature that works in conjunction with AT&T's recently announced NumberSync service. iOS 9.2 will allow iPhone users to extend the WiFi calling feature to their Mac, iPad, or iPod Touch. It's similar to how Apple's Continuity features let phone calls be placed from a Mac or other device as long as the iPhone is connected to same the WiFi network, but with NumberSync, a call can be placed when the phone isn't in the same location, let along on the same WiFi.

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BlackBerry Priv lands at AT&T November 6, $250 with contract

BlackBerry Priv lands at AT&T November 6, $250 with contract

While the brand new, Android-powered BlackBerry Priv is already available for pre-order from BlackBerry's own online store, AT&T has announced that it will launch the smartphone on November 6th, making it the first US carrier to offer it. While buying an unlocked Priv directly from BlackBerry comes at a hefty price of $699, it will be only $250 from AT&T, as long as users sign up for a new two-year contract.

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LG V10 brings its dual screens to AT&T, T-Mobile this week [UPDATED]

LG V10 brings its dual screens to AT&T, T-Mobile this week [UPDATED]

LG's latest smartphone offering, the dual-screened V10, will be making its US debut in the near future — as in, this very week. The device is launching on both AT&T and T-Mobile, starting October 27th (that's tomorrow!) and October 28th, respectively. Wednesday's launch for T-Mobile, however, applies to their online store only, as physical stores won't accept orders until Friday, October 30th. Similarly, AT&T won't have the V10 in store for hands-on time until November 6th.

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AT&T NumberSync links all your devices under one phone number

AT&T NumberSync links all your devices under one phone number

US carrier AT&T has just announced NumberSync, a new service that aim to connect all of a user's mobile network-connected devices under just one phone number. This is meant so solve the problem of each phone, tablet, and smartwatch having its own number and identity, with all calls and message getting delivered to each device. It will also make message and calls made from these secondary devices appear to be coming from the user's standard phone number they've always used.

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AT&T begins rolling out WiFi calling feature

AT&T begins rolling out WiFi calling feature

Well, it turns out it's not taking long at all for AT&T to start taking advantage of its just-received FCC waiver. The carrier seems to have begun activating its WiFi calling feature for customers with eligible plans. While most of the reports of successful activations seem to be coming from iPhone users running iOS 9, it appears to be somewhat random in terms of location within the country. One user from Utah, for example, was able to turn on WiFi calling, but others in New York haven't yet.

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FCC waiver granted to AT&T for WiFi calling

FCC waiver granted to AT&T for WiFi calling

Following AT&T's letter to the FCC last week essentially tattling on rivals T-Mobile and Sprint for offering WiFi calling without actual permission, the carrier has announced that it was finally granted its waiver from the government organization, and can also launch its own WiFi calling in the right and clear. According to the FCC's rules, a waiver is required in order offer WiFi calling, as the feature does not support teletypewriter (TTY) for those with hearing impairments, something else the FCC enforces.

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