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AT&T announces best-ever quarterly sales of iPhones

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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As Apple prepares to release its earnings from the past quarter in just a few weeks, the evidence that Apple will have an all-time record setting blowout quarter continues to pile up. First, there’s the obvious fact that this past quarter saw the release of a number of new Apple products; the iPhone 5, the [...]

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AT&T activated 4.7 million iPhones during Q3 of 2012

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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AT&T yesterday announced their earnings for the third quarter of 2012 and amongst the sea of numerical and financial data they noted that they activated 4.7 million iPhones during the quarter gone by. Compared to Q3 of 2011, that represents an increase of about 1 million units.

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Sprint and AT&T both pretty pumped about the sales prospects of the iPhone 5

Monday, October 1, 2012

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Sprint was the last major US carrier to start selling the iPhone, but once they jumped on board Sprint subscribers started snatching up Apple’s smartphone like hotcakes. Last October when the iPhone 4S went on sale, it only took 12 hours for Apple’s smartphone to set a one-day sales record at Sprint for a specific [...]

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AT&T to play head honcho when it comes to Facetime over 3G

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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9to5Mac reports: Like it does with the iOS Personal Hotspot feature, U.S. carrier AT&T appears set to control and charge for the iOS 6 FaceTime over Cellular feature. This iOS 6 enhancement brings the formally WiFi only iOS device video calling feature into a more useful state, letting people use the feature practically anywhere they [...]

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AT&T to launch new service to block service to stolen phones

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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Well it seems that iPhone users on AT&T will soon have another weapon at their disposal should they find themselves the victims of an iPhone theft. According to The Verge, AT&T this week is planning to launch a new service that will enable users to block voice, data, and SMS access for a stolen device [...]

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AT&T announces 4.3 million iPhone activations in Q1 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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AT&T announced today that it sold 5.5 million smartphones during the Q1 of 2012 and that 4.3 million of all smartphone activations were iPhones. Translation – the iPhone accounted for more than 75% of all AT&T smartphone sales. $0.60 diluted EPS compared to $0.57 diluted EPS in the first quarter of 2011 Consolidated revenues of [...]

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AT&T sees record breaking number of iPad activations

Monday, March 19, 2012

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Following Tim Cook’s statement that Apple saw a record weekend with respect to iPad sales, AT&T issued a brief press release a short while ago touting a record breaking number of iPad activations. On Friday, March 16, AT&T set a new single-day record for its iPad sales and activations, demonstrating robust demand for the new [...]

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AT&T releases throttling guidelines for smartphone owners with unlimited data plans

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

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Hot on the heels of a lawsuit that saw an iPhone owner receive a $850 judgement from AT&T over allegations of data throttling in contravention of his “unlimited data” contract, AT&T is going on the offensive, so to speak, by highlighting the circumstances under which users with unlimited data plans will find themselves subjected to [...]

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iPhone user awarded $850 in throttling case against AT&T

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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In July of 2011, AT&T announced plans to begin throttling the data speeds of the top 5% of smartphone users who could often consume as much as 12 times as much data as an average consumer. The throttling went into effect in early October and based on one individual who received a throttling warning, the [...]

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AT&T activates 7.6 million iPhones, 80.8% of all smartphone activations

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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Apple’s not the only company with record breaking iPhone news this week. AT&T earlier today reported their earnings for the December quarter and noted that they actiavted 7.6 million iPhone 4S devices during that period, a figure significantly higher than the 4.2 million iPhone activations Verizon reported recently. The 7.6 million iPhone activations represents an [...]

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AT&T has top iPhone data speeds in the US

Monday, November 21, 2011

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People seem to have a love-hate relationship with AT&T. On one hand, people love to bitch and moan about the crappy reception they have with Ma Bell, yet there was curiously no exodus of subscribers when the iPhone came to Verizon and subsequently Sprint. I suppose part of the reason folks are, in part, reluctant [...]

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Price of iPhone 3GS on AT&T curiously raised from free to $0.99

Monday, November 21, 2011

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Despite being over two years old, the iPhone 3GS was the second most popular smartphone during the third quarter of 2011. And now with the release of the iPhone 4S, the already-popular iPhone 3GS has been positioned to become even more popular with Apple making the device free with a 2-year contract from AT&T. Well, [...]

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