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Arrests made in international hacking-fraud ring

A two-year investigation in Italy has culminated in the arrests of at least five people for telecom fraud and another person being sought for allegedly orchestrating hacking attacks on the IT systems

DTV transition arrives, LTE poised to roll out

After months of delay, the transition to digital television (DTV) has arrived and those companies that purchased broadcasters' 700 MHz spectrum--namely AT&T and Verizon Wireless--are ready to

AT&T rewrites privacy policy

Saul Hansell at the New York Times has a closer look at the new privacy policy AT&T announced Thursday. The policy replaces a number of older policies, and reportedly aims to provide customers

AT&T narrowing its vendor source list

AT&T has began to reduce the total numbers of vendors it works with on various parts of its network and operations, and speculation has begun about who will get voted off the island (Do people

Is Apple hanging up on AT&T?

AT&T has made a mountain of money--and polished its reputation--during its partnership with Apple and the iPhone. But pundits are saying the love affair between the two may be on the rocks after

Former AT&T CEO Whitacre to lead GM

The Wall Street Journal is reporting former AT&T CEO Edward Whitacre Jr. will take over ailing automaker General Motors later this summer after the company emerges from bankruptcy protection.

Analyst forecasts AT&T IPTV slowdown

UBS analyst John Hodulik last week estimated in a research note that AT&T's U-verse IPTV service could pass between 4 million and 5 million additional homes this year. That sounds impressive, but

Sprint introduces new broadband plan for businesses

Sprint Nextel launched a new mobile broadband plan for business users, offering 500 MB of data per month for $40. The carrier is touting the plan, called Connection Plan for Corporate Liable

Alltel shifts to one-year contracts

Alltel announced that it would switch from providing two-year service contracts to one-year contracts, beginning tomorrow. The carrier also said that its handset prices would remain the same and that

AT&T launches wireless-wireline bundle for small businesses

AT&T launched a bundled service for small businesses that combines wireless service, Internet and WiFi service and traditional landline voice service for under $100 per month. The carrier said