Most of the robocalls you get aren't coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new report suggests that the United States’ top mobile carriers are making headway in the fight against annoying robocalls. The data analytics company Transaction Network Services (TNS) released its bi-annual “Robocall Report” on Thursday, and some of the emerging unwanted call trends included an increase in hijacking mobile numbers […]

Elliott invests $3.2B in AT&T, seeks changes

[ad_1] Activist hedge fund manager Elliott Management is making a new $3.2 billion investment in AT&T and calling for changes at the company such as selling its DirecTV and Mexican wireless operations. The move comes as AT&T readies a streaming service following its $81 billion purchase of Time Warner. It plans to launch HBO Max […]

Union, AT&T say 20,000 striking workers coming back to work

[ad_1] Members of the Communications Workers of America walk a picket line outside of an AT&T office, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Miami. CWA union members in the southeast went on strike Friday over unfair labor practices by management during negotiations for a new contract. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) AT&T and the Communications Workers of America […]

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

[ad_1] The case very nearly didn’t go forward in the first place. An appeals court effectively tossed the lawsuit in 2016 on the grounds that AT&T’s common carrier status exempted it from disclosing its throttling activity. In 2018, however, a federal court decided that the FTC could proceed with the case after noting that AT&T’s […]

AT&T and FTC settle lawsuit over data throttling

[ad_1] The case very nearly didn’t go forward in the first place. An appeals court effectively tossed the lawsuit in 2016 on the grounds that AT&T’s common carrier status exempted it from disclosing its throttling activity. In 2018, however, a federal court decided that the FTC could proceed with the case after noting that AT&T’s […]