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Consumer Complaints About Broadband Caps Are Soaring

Consumer complaints to the Federal Communications Commission about broadband data caps rose to 7,904 in the second half of 2015 from 863 in the first half, notes a new report by the Wall Street Journal. The Journal filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the agency to obtain the data on complaints, which have…

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AT&T’s Cricket Takes Aim at T-Mobile With $70 Unlimited Data

Taking specific aim at T-Mobile, AT&T’s Cricket has unveiled a new unlimited data promo for smartphone customers. According to the announcement, Cricket’s now offering users unlimited text, voice and data for $70 a month — fees and surcharges included. That price drops to $65 a month if customers sign up for autopay. The announcement is…

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AT&T/DirecTV Offering 25 MLB Games in 4K

Fresh off its broadcast of The Masters golf tournament in 4K, DirecTV says it’s now planning to offer Major League Baseball in 4K for the first time in the United States. Starting this Friday with the MLB Network Showcase game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants, AT&T says that DirecTV will be…

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AT&T’s Using Caps, Promos to Drive Users to DirecTV

Looking to reverse recent subscriber losses, AT&T Is rolling out a new triple play promotion for customers that sign up for DirecTV, AT&T broadband, and voice service. According to the company’s announcement users can pay $90 per month for a triple-play that includes DirecTV Select ($50), a 6 Mbps data service (with a WiFi gateway…