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AT&T follows Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile with price hike on grandfathered data plans

The age of the unlimited data deal grinds a few feet further to conclusion as AT&T announces that it will increase the price of ‘grandfathered’ unlimited mobile data deals from February 2016, in a move which mirrors that taken by rival telcos Verizon and Sprint in October and T-Mobile in November. That said, the pain… Read More

AT&T patents system to ‘fast-lane’ BitTorrent traffic

U.S. telecom giant AT&T has been awarded a patent for speeding up BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer traffic, and reducing the impact that these transactions have on the speed of its network. Unauthorised file-sharing generates thousands of petabytes of downloads every month, sparking considerable concern among the ISP community due to its detrimental effect on network… Read More

AT&T Research – Extending the boundaries of traditional cloud

I’m Cloud 2.0, and I’m Not Just a Data Center  Look beyond the Marketing-inspired use of the slightly misleading Cloud 2.0 label; this is an interesting look at how the cloud might be able to use the plethora of computing power that we increasingly have close to home. Author Emiliano Miluzzo from AT&T Labs Research… Read More