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AT&T said Monday that it will join rival Verizon Wireless later this month in offering shared data plans to its subscribers, allowing them to spread their monthly data plans across multiple devices for an additional fee.
AT&T’s Q2 2012: Revenues Of $31.6B, Earnings Of $0.66/Share, 61% Of Wireless Subscribers On Smartphones
AT&T has just released its Q2 2012 financial results — the telecom giant reported quarterly revenues of $31.6 billion (that’s up 0.3% year-over-year) and earnings of $0.66 per share (up a full 10% year-over-year). AT&T also reported operating income of $6.8 billion, a healthy jump from to the $6.1 billion it reported in the previous quarter.
As solid as the numbers seem, AT&T couldn’t completely beat analyst expectations, as they forecasted revenues of $31.7 billion and earnings of
Even better for AT&T is the fact that its wireless margins were “the highest ever.”
Half of all mobile subscribers at Verizon Wireless, the largest cellular provider in the U.S., are now smartphone users, thanks in part to sales of 2.7 million iPhones in the second quarter.
Noise Free Wireless has filed suit against Apple with allegations that the iPhone maker used proprietary information from joint meetings to develop its own noise reduction technology with a different company.
I recently discovered Google TV is actually awesome and not the dud I thought it was, which has helped me come across even more cool things the platform can do. One of the most interesting and lesser-known options is that Google TV can act as a wireless bridge for your Ethernet-only devices so you can broadcast them wirelessly across your network. More »
Google is adding advertisements to Chrome extensions, Verizon Wireless halts the sales of unsubsidized tablets, Google integrates Google+ into the Chrome Web Store, and Mozilla details its upcoming mobile OS. More »
On the heels of the news that Cricket Wireless will become the first prepaid carrier in the U.S. to offer Apple’s iPhone later this month, an unverified report claims Sprint subsidiary Boost Mobile will also begin offering the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S this September.
For customers who buy a $500 contract-free iPhone 4S through carrier Cricket Communications, its parent company, Leap Wireless, is likely to still pay a subsidy of about $150 to achieve that price.
On June 22, Cricket Wireless will become America’s first fully prepaid wireless carrier to offer Apple’s iPhone, with an “unlimited” $55-per-month plan.