Some of the latest AT&T related news:
AT&T Activates One Million iPhone 4S’
On October 20, 2011 AT&T announced it had passed 1 million activated iPhone 4S’ as of Tuesday, October 18, 2011. This would be the most successful iPhone launch ever for the AT&T company. AT&T Wireless was the first carrier in the world to support iPhone 4S with 4G speeds. This speed advantage offers a unique ability to talk and surf at the same time. We wrote about iPhone 4S in our previous post.
AT&T U-verse TV Goes Social
On October 17, 2011 AT&T said that with the U-verse IP platform, U-verse TV and U-verse High Speed Internet customers can now connect their qualifying smartphone or tablet to any U-verse receiver in the home to use a variety of apps that provide real-time TV content and social features on your device, since the apps recognize what you’re watching on U-verse TV. AT&T mentioned that U-verse customers could access U-verse enabled apps in Apple app store, including:
- BuddyTV Guide, which provides personalized recommendations, a customizable TV guide, show reminders and real-time commenting as well as extra content on your mobile device based on what you’re watching on TV. From BuddyTV Guide, you simply tap to tune into a show on your AT&T U-verse receiver.
- Miso (gomiso.com/uverse), which lets you easily share what you’re watching, discover new shows based on what your friends watch and get cool information about your favorite shows.
- TV Foundry, will let you search for shows, trailers, interviews, songs and companion content, show it on the big screen and share it with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
- Wayin, which allows you to share opinions with other Wayin community members as you post and receive photos and questions about the shows that you are watching. Wayin is able to understand the television program that you are watching and changes with you as you change programs.
All this can be accessed through the in-home U-verse Wi-Fi network on any smartphone or tablet.
AT&T Wi-Fi Usage Soars
On October 24, 2011 AT&T announced numbers of connections made through AT&T Wi-Fi has soared with 301.9 million connections made in third quarter 2011. The number of hotspots is growing as more large venues and enterprises recognize the significant value of offering Wi-Fi for their customers, employees and operations — and choose AT&T Wi-Fi Services to manage their Wi-Fi deployment, network and apps.
Source: AT&T News