Stream Saver automatically streams content that AT&T recognizes as video at Standard Definition quality (SD) to reduce data consumption. While this video throttling may decrease image quality, the trade-off is that cellular data plan usage also decreases.
Despite the iPhone's ability to block individual numbers from calling, spam and fraud calls remain as big a nuisance as ever. AT&T's Jeff Bradley, SVP Device and Network Services Marketing, recently addressed the issue: "Nuisance calls are an industry-wide problem that unfortunately affect many people...
On Monday, AT&T announced its new streaming service called DirecTV Now. The new service offers a variety of subscription tiers that allows users to stream live channels and On Demand movies and television shows. The four tiers include basic cable options, such as ESPN, FX and Cartoon Network. Plans start at $35 a month and go as high as $70 a month for over 120 channels. Users can also add HBO and Showtime for an additional $5 a month, and can get a free Apple TV by committing to three months of any pricing tier.
AT&T plans to ditch two-year contracts starting in January, according to a leaked internal memo obtained by Engadget. Beginning on January 8, 2016 all new and existing customers will only have two options when buying a new mobile phone from AT&T. Customers can choose to either pay in full or make monthly payments. The new payment options will apply to all mobile phones including smartphones and flip-phones.
Believe it or not, there are still AT&T Mobility subscribers enjoying unlimited data plans on their iPhones. These grandfathered plans were officially discontinued in 2010. While the cost has been $30 per month for seven years, AT&T has announced plans for a rate increase to take effect in February.