Tag Archive: AT&T
“Today, AT&T announced … it is prepared to build an advanced fiber optic infrastructure in Austin, Texas, capable of delivering speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.”
Apr. 9, ‘13: — There’s a big difference between “prepared to” and reality. Don’t get too excited yet.
Mar. 5, ‘12: At MacRumors, Jordan Golson looked through old AT&T terms of service documents, and found clauses like this: AT&T reserves the right to (i) limit throughput or amount of data transferred, deny Service and/or terminate Service, without notice, to anyone it … Continue reading →
Mar. 5, ‘12: It’s pretty simple, really. AT&T’s data network is a finite, constrained resource. We know this because it still sucks most of the time. (In my experience, at least.) This costs money to continue to improve. Meanwhile, AT&T needs to make … Continue reading →
Jan. 18, ‘12: Survey data from Nielsen suggests that Apple’s iPhone almost closed the gap with Google Android in December, as far as new smartphone purchases go. Assuming it’s accurate, this says as much about the value of carrier distribution as it says about … Continue reading →