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AT&T Working On “Everything Plan” Tethering Included

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

I’ve recently heard that AT&T has plans to release an “everything plan” to combat Sprint’s efforts with the Palm Pre. They are hoping to have details hashed out before the Pre is released. But from pricing plans all the way down to data usage, I get the feeling that things are still pretty disorganized over [...]

AT&T Set to Deploy 14+ Mbps HSPA Speeds In 3rd Quarter of 2009

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

AT&T has been internally testing HSPA and HSPA+ cellular network speeds in their labs. Currently reaching peaks of up to 7.2 Mbps, it is being reported that these speeds may possibly double before AT&T officially rolls out the wireless enhancements.
We know that AT&T has been testing wireless speeds both in their internal labs, and in [...]

Apple Market Data: Mac and iPod On the Rise, iPhone Sales Slow

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Reports regarding Apple’s overall sales have been making the rounds today. Morgan Stanley is issuing reports that iPhone sales have dropped significantly in the 4th quarter, while Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster reports healthy rises in nearly everything but the iPhone.
According to a new survey published by Morgan Stanley, Apple sold 1.75 million iPhone in [...]

AT&T Playing Around With iPhone MMS Possibility, Wireless Network “Caching”

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

AT&T is playing around with some “wireless network caching” methods that may trickle down into how iPhone users experience sending multimedia messages. The surprising thing, it’s not new technology.
We first started hearing about something similar about a week ago, however remained hesitant to report it until we learned anything substantial. After a few emails back [...]

iPhone Tethering: AT&T May Shock Us All and Charge $10

Friday, January 9th, 2009

AT&T may shock and surprise most of us as well as their competitors and charge much less than initially expected for an iPhone tethering plan. Additionally, sources report that there is much buzz surrounding iPhone tethering internally at AT&T.
An iPhone tethering plan has been in the works for some time now. We know for a [...]

Contract Free iPhones Sell for up to $1,263 in France

Monday, December 29th, 2008

French retailer FNAC has begun offering contract free iPhones with an extremely hefty price-tag.
As Macnn explains, 8GB contract free iPhones will be selling for €799 ($1,123), and 16GB models will be priced at €899 ($1,263). Our iPhone carrier worldmap has details about nearly every iPhone carrier and their rates around the world.
Apple was just recently [...]

AT&T Dumping 8GB Refurb iPhones for $99, Making Way for 32GB Model?

Friday, December 26th, 2008

AT&T has decided to start offering 8GB refurbished iPhones for $99. The rather unexpected move raises notions that a 32GB iPhone may be offered at the upcoming Macworld Expo.
MacBlogz has previously received an unconfirmed tip pointing to the release of a 32GB iPhone at the upcoming Macworld conference in January. “That rumored red iPhone… [...]

Walmart Confirms Selling the iPhone for $197, Sales Begin Dec.28th

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Walmart has publicly confirmed that they will begin selling the iPhone on Sunday, December 28th. While the timing may be a little awkward (right after the holidays), the addition of Walmart’s enormous distribution chain is sure to add value to Apple’s iPhone sales.

There were many rumors floating around about the iPhone being sold at Walmart. [...]

AT&T Buys Unicel: iPhone Finally Confirmed Heading to Vermont

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

A recent acquisition of telecom company Unicel by AT&T has opened the doors for many of the company’s services to be offered in the state of Vermont. Included in the deal will be Apple’s iPhone, which for the first time will be available to Vermont residents come mid-January.
Up until now AT&T has not offered many [...]

AT&T’s No Contract iPhone, Possible Prepaid Plan Details

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Back in July when Apple and AT&T released the iPhone 3G, they also promised everyone a “no-contract” – “no-strings-attached” iPhone. While the no-contract iPhone hasn’t been released yet, some confirmed “go phone” plans have been unveiled.
The plans are aimed at being less confusing to customers. However, they end up being more complex, with more overages [...]

AT&T and Apple May Not Be Seeing Eye to Eye With Future Distribution

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Apple and AT&T are reportedly butting heads when it comes to various aspects of future distribution of the iPhone. The recent addition of nearly 4,000 distribution centers through big box retailer Walmart has seemingly opened the floodgates internally.
Sources at AT&T explain that the addition of Walmart was more of an AT&T initiative than that of [...]

AT&T Testing Femtocells, Home Reception A Top Priority

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

As Crave’s Nicole Lee explains, AT&T is experimenting with in-home cell phone boosters, also known as femtocells, which are designed to boost the cell phone signal via your high-speed Internet connection.
According to one iPhone Atlas reader’s experience with the already-on-the-market zboost, “It’s a pricey solution at around $250 US, but it does work. [...]

Walmart to Sell 4GB $99 iPhone While AT&T Slashes 12,000 Jobs

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

New information from Boy Genius Report points to a $99 iPhone with 4GB of storage to be sold at Walmart, while AT&T is slashing nearly 12,000 jobs to stabilize itself during the economic downturn.
BGR has been reporting information regarding the iPhone’s arrival at Walmart since early October. See here, here, and here. Today’s new [...]

Reminder: AT&T Is Not Your Friend

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Partnering with Apple for the iPhone has completely changed the face of AT&T as we knew it. The brand has become rather “premium,” and the rate in which people are mindlessly switching over to the AT&T network, just to use the iPhone, is staggering. However AT&T is not Apple, and besides the almighty dollar, the [...]

AT&T iPhone Tethering Plan Specifics, No Unlimited Plan?

Tuesday, November 11th, 2008

AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De La Vega has recently announced the arrival of an official iPhone tethering plan. While we already knew the plan was in development prior to his announcement, little information pertaining to specific tethering offerings has been revealed.
On October 23rd, a source was able to confirm for MacBlogz, that AT&T was developing [...]

Apple’s iPhone May Actually Become A Starbucks After All

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Imagine waving your iPhone at your television and seeing your favorite news feeds show up on the big screen. These are just some of the ideas AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De la Vega spoke about at the recent Web 2.0 Summit.

De La Vega talked about a lot more than the iPhone tethering plan we reported [...]

iPhone 3G Tethering Plan (Finally) Confirmed by AT&T

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph De La Vega has officially confirmed that AT&T is indeed planning on releasing an iPhone 3G tethering plan to its customers… “soon.”
On October 23rd MacBlogz explained that the rumored iPhone/AT&T tethering plan was actually in development, only being delayed by a lack of confidence and stability in AT&T’s cellular network. After [...]

AT&T Officially Offering Free Wi-Fi for iPhone Users

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

AT&T has officially announced that they will be offering free Wi-Fi service for iPhone users across America.

While we have heard word of such offerings before, this time it is official. The new announcement states:
“AT&T knows Wi-Fi is hot, and FREE Wi-Fi is even hotter. Which is why FREE AT&T Wi-Fi [...]

iPhone Tethering Plan: Sources Say Problematic Delays Caused by AT&T Network

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

MacBlogz has learned that problematic issues caused by AT&T’s cellular network, coupled with extreme caution being practiced by AT&T, is preventing an official iPhone tethering plan from progressing. The service, which has been in development under a microscope, has been running into fairly substantial issues with the stability of AT&T’s cellular network.
According to a colleague [...]

AT&T: We’re Breaking Our Own Record With iPhone 3G Activations

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

In a press release issued this morning, AT&T mentioned that it has activated 2.4 million iPhones since the iPhone 3G was launched in July.

Apple did mention that it has sold nearly 7 million iPhones last quarter, revealing that they have smashed their goal of selling 10 million iPhones (when all iPhone sales are combined). [...]