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These cities get 5G first from AT&T

These cities get 5G first from AT&T

This morning at AT&T Spark, the mobile data company named a bunch of cities to which it planned to bring 5G data speeds. This comes on top of news that AT&T deployed its first mobile 5G cell site and expanded its 5G reach from its first 7 cities to an additional 5, all inside the year 2018. Come 2019, AT&T's reach with 5G will spread to a bunch more cities across the United States.

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AT&T launches unlimited plan deal with perks for first responders

AT&T launches unlimited plan deal with perks for first responders

AT&T has launched new unlimited plan deals for first responders and their families, offering a couple unlimited data options at discounted rates. The deal covers both the AT&T Unlimited & More plan and the Unlimited & More Premium plan; a 25-percent discount over regular rates is offered for both options. Perks like entertainment options are included with the Premium plan.

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Security flaws left T-Mobile, AT&T account PINs vulnerable

Security flaws left T-Mobile, AT&T account PINs vulnerable

While not quite as bad as a situation involving hackers gaining access to a carrier's customer database, a recent pair of online security flaws put T-Mobile and AT&T customers at risk. Security researchers discovered the flaws on third-party websites, which left customer account PINs potentially exposed when they were meant to be used for account verification purposes.

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The big Note 9 deals on preorder day

The big Note 9 deals on preorder day

It's Galaxy Note 9 preorder day, and the carriers all have deals hoping to get you to put a brand new Samsung phablet into your pocket or purse. The new S Pen, bigger display, and huge battery don't come cheap, but with payment plans and some BOGO offers - along with a couple of Samsung bundles - the sting isn't quite as sharp as it could be. Read on for all the details.

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DirecTV adds Alexa support for satellite TV customers

DirecTV adds Alexa support for satellite TV customers

Following its promise earlier this year, DirecTV has officially launched Amazon Alexa support for its satellite television customers. The company first revealed plans to offer support for the assistant back in March, something that would bring voice control as an optional alternative for the ordinary remote control. That new functionality is now live...but you can only use it if you have the right hardware.

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Magic Leap gets cash from AT&T as it continues to ghost

Magic Leap gets cash from AT&T as it continues to ghost

Normally I wouldn't mention that a company got investment cash before it had a product, but Magic Leap's been in this situation for a LONG time. Look all the way back to Google's investment, an investment that took place in October of 2014. They had a TED talk back in January of 2013, too - they've been at this business of preparing some augmented reality hardware and software for a while - and in tech product terms, a length of time that seems incomprehensible.

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It’s not been a good week for cord-cutters

It’s not been a good week for cord-cutters

Unexpected price increases, terms of service that change with no warning, and a gradual sense that you're paying more and more but getting nothing extra: the same complaints that led many to cut the cord are starting to crop up again, only this time around on-demand services. Indeed, it's not been a great week for cord-cutters trying to be frugal with their home entertainment.

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DirecTV NOW is going up by $5/mo, just because AT&T can

DirecTV NOW is going up by $5/mo, just because AT&T can

DirecTV NOW is getting an unexpected price increase, with the streaming service rising $5 per month across its tiers. Subscribers of the AT&T owned service were warned of the increase via email over the weekend, with the changes happening in roughly a month's time.

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AT&T WatchTV budget live TV streaming service now available

AT&T WatchTV budget live TV streaming service now available

Earlier this month, AT&T announced plans to launch its own live streaming television service called WatchTV. The service offers a relatively small number of channels, but at a low-cost rate that undercuts all other OTT services currently available. WatchTV is now available for customers with certain devices, including the Apple TV.

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AT&T more than doubled this wireless customer fee

AT&T more than doubled this wireless customer fee

AT&T has quietly increased a certain fee it charges its wireless customers, it has been revealed. Called an "admin fee," the wireless carrier is now charging more than double its original rate, though no big announcements about it were made and many customers are unlikely to notice the increase on their billing invoices.

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AT&T WatchTV low-cost live television streaming service revealed

AT&T WatchTV low-cost live television streaming service revealed

AT&T has announced the upcoming launch of WatchTV, its new live television streaming service. The platform, which offers more than 30 livestreaming TV channels, will be included with a pair of unlimited plans set to roll out next week. Called Unlimited & More and Unlimited & More Premium, both include unlimited high-speed data with extra perks tossed in.

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Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Carriers promise to stop selling your location to data brokers

Our smartphones have practically become extensions of our bodies and lives, holding the keys not just to our captured memories but, often, also to online accounts and even money. Most users take for granted how much of our data we let companies access through our smartphones but, sometimes, the long arm of the law does finally catch up with the times. Responding to inquiries by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore), AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon all pledged to stop selling phone location data to data brokers. That promise, however, comes with a big “but”.

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