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AT&T Sued By Government Over Misleading Customers On Data Plans

AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company—slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.

10/28/2014

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Tech Report: Text Now Enters Mobile Market; Offers Data, Not Minutes

Our technology analyst explains how Text Now will enter the mobile phone market and offer data instead of selling minutes.

08/07/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Report: T-Mobile To Offer iPhone Without Contract

T-Mobile announced they’ll begin offering the iPhone in April, but will change how customers pay for their phones and that they can have a plan without a two-year contract.

03/27/2013

Apple iPhone 5. (CBS News)

Tech Report: Lawsuit Planned Against AT&T Over Apple FaceTime Restriction

Three public interest groups plan to file a lawsuit against AT&T over claims that they won’t be offering Apple’s FaceTime video chat app without a subscription to one of their data plans.

09/19/2012

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Tech Report: T-Mobile Offers New Unlimited Data Plan

T-Mobile announced it’s now offering unlimited data plans for their smartphone subscribers following in the footsteps of Sprint.

08/22/2012

The Verizon version of the Apple iPhone. (Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Who Benefits From Verizon’s Share Everything Plan?

Verizon Wireless will soon offer consumers a “Share Everything” plan, where customers will be able to connect up to 10 devices to a pool data plan. But who will really benefit from this?

06/12/2012

Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

AT&T Loophole Allows iPhone Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon Wireless will start offering the iPhone with a draw that AT&T no longer offers to new subscribers: a plan with unlimited data usage. But some AT&T iPhone users on limited plans won’t need to move to Verizon for unlimited data.

CBS San Francisco–01/26/2011

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