When Cricket shuts down, AT&T pays up for $50m in lost hotspot charges

AT&t paid up to $50 million in hotspot fees and data charges after the company closed its wireless network in 2019, the largest single payment it has made for the service.The payments will be made in monthly installments, starting in January, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The carrier said the payments are expected to cover about […]

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AT&T: NBN ‘wasted’ on WiFi hotspot in metro hotspot

AT&t is planning to install its own wifi hotspots across its metro network in the Sydney CBD, with the goal of reducing its reliance on a third party.The company will also use its new “smart” router to provide Wi-Fi access to other AT&ts network locations in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.In a statement to The Register, AT&Ts chief technology officer Mark […]

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Why you can’t use a phone in the car to charge your phone

You can use your phone in a car, but that doesn’t mean you should.We all know that.However, a recent survey from the consumer electronics company Consumer Reports found that you shouldn’t rely on your phone to charge it.And it’s not just a problem in the US.Many countries across the world have similar bans, including Japan, Australia, South Korea, Germany and […]

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