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Monthly Archives: February 2017

FCC: DirecTV Now Plan Appears to Violate Net Neutrality Order

A new report out of the FCC’s Wireless Bureau advises that ATT’s DirecTV Now sponsored data plan appears to violate the Open Internet order per its general conduct standard. But a new, Republican-led FCC, is unlikely to second that opinion.   The Wheeler FCC concluded its long-standing review of zero rating business plans Wednesday (Jan. […]

AT&T: Google is an evil empire that must be stopped

Following up on the Federal Communications Commission’s continuing investigation into the legality and regulatory positioning of Google Voice, telecommunications giant ATT addressed the FCC with a document entitled, “The Truth About Google Voice and the Open Internet Principles.” (PDF available here, hosted by the Washington Post.) It reads quite like any other publication with a […]

You: “AT&T = Evil Empire” AT&T CSR: “No Problem, Have A Great Day!”

Rhett was trying to order $10 DSL for his mom when he got the fabled “$10 DSL Runaround.” Rhett writes: My mother recently moved to a new home and was trying to decide which provider she should choose to provide internet service. I told her that because of ATT’s recent merger, they had to provide […]

T-Mobile Takes Aim at AT&T with Death Star for Google Chrome – Android Headlines

As any Star Wars fan would let you know, today, May 4th, is Star Wars Day. The Internet will once again be filled with “May the Fourth be with you” wishes and memes, and a lot of popcorn will be popped by fans of the series who may plan a new Star Wars viewing marathon […]

"Beyond the Scoreboard" Stories of the Week: Super Bowl Edition

Curran: It’s time to let the air out of Deflategate This region’s never-ending rage at Roger Goodell and the NFL isn’t likely to stop, but why not let it mature into a slow-boil loathing? With Jamie Swimmer 1.    The… read more at:

T-Mobile adds 2.1 million customers in Q4 2016, total subscriber base grows to 71.5 million

<!– PhoneDog Media ExclusiveDownload iM5, now available in the App Store and Google Play. iM5 is a PhoneDog Media backed Social Platform to inspire real-life action through the crowdsourcing of ideas. See the video –> UPDATE: John Legere said today that T-Mobile plans to open 1,000 new T-Mo stores in 2017 as well as 1,500 […]

Eduardo Nuñez being an All-Star again would be cool

The Giants felt comfortable trading Matt Duffy because Eduardo Nuñez was under contract for 2017. We can debate the wisdom of that decision another day, but it’s clear that the team was counting on him for this season. I’ve read people discussing Conor Gillaspie as a potential platoon-mate, and I know I’ve daydreamed about Jae-gyun […]

DirecTV and Fox will broadcast the first college basketball games in …

Back in November, we wrote about Fox’s new deal with ATT, which included providing DirecTV customers “with access to 4K Ultra HD content from Fox sports properties including MLB regular season and playoff games, top college football and basketball games, NASCAR races and FIFA World Cup games.” We’re now starting to see some specifics there, […]

Todd Leva: Where’s the fast forward button for life?

By Todd LevaCommunity Columnist So as I write this I am laid up at home, out of work, out on medical leave with a ruptured disc. I need lumbar surgery. This will be my third surgery since 2013, all dealing with my spine. The previous two dealt with my neck, this one is on the […]

AT&T just overhauled its unlimited plans after only 10 days: Everything you need to know

Good news, ATT subscribers: It didn’t take your carrier of choice very long at all to realize that the new unlimited it launched just 10 days ago was absolutely awful. It was the most expensive unlimited option among all major wireless carriers, and it had the worst caveats, as we detailed in a recent comparison post. […]