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2014-06-02 12:33:28

New enhancements to LTE network and year-round investments to ensure reliable coverage in emergency situations. WILMINGTON, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has prepared its North Carolina network and emergency response teams to serve customers in the event of major storms this hurricane season. Year-round intensive investments and preparations ensure Verizon customers can rely on the nation's largest wireless network to keep them connected during severe weather and...

2014-06-02 08:20:43

OAKTON, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced it has been awarded a $10.4M contract by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide AT&T's cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide. The network AT&T has deployed for the Navy is underpinned by four geographically...

2014-06-01 23:01:02

“AT&T Mobility was the first to announce they are beginning their multi-city rollout, improving wireless voice quality city by city, across the network,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 AT&T was the first wireless carrier to announce they are beginning to roll out “Voice over LTE” or VoLTE over their wireless networks, says FierceWireless, May 18. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. Next we heard from Verizon saying...

2014-05-30 23:07:42

Verizon earned the title of top-performing wireless network in Miami. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Verizon earned the title of top-performing wireless network in Miami. That’s according to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®, which measures mobile performance of the four national carriers with tests designed to replicate real-world consumer behavior. The RootMetrics Overall performance category includes results across data, call, and text testing. A good Overall RootScore means...

2014-05-29 23:06:08

AT&T and Verizon now share the honor of being named the top-performing mobile network in San Francisco. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 AT&T and Verizon now share the honor of being named the top-performing mobile network in San Francisco. In five of the six RootMetrics RootScore Reports on mobile performance in San Francisco, Verizon has either shared the top honor with AT&T or won outright. The exception was during the previous round of testing in October 2013, when AT&T shared...

2014-05-29 08:34:29

Disaster response program, certified by Homeland Security, designed to keep customers connected TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is committed to providing its customers reliable communications during the upcoming hurricane season - before, during and after storms - and has one of the industry's largest and most advanced disaster response programs to keep its networks operational. Despite predictions, we never know when the next tropical storm or hurricane will hit the...

2014-05-28 23:04:45

Verizon has earned recognition as the top-performing mobile network in Los Angeles. Bellevue, Wash (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Verizon has earned recognition as the top-performing mobile network in Los Angeles. In fact, the carrier took first place in the categories of Reliability, Speed, Overall, Data, and Call Performance, and tied for first with T-Mobile for Text Performance. That’s according to independent mobile analytics firm RootMetrics®, which measures mobile performance of the...

2014-05-28 23:02:13

Verizon announced they will enter this market starting late this year and Sprint has made no official announcement yet, says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 VoLTE and HD Voice will start to grow and play a larger and more important role in the wireless industry going forward. This lets users place voice calls over the data portion of the wireless network. Last week there was quite a bit of excitement however only AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile...

2014-05-28 16:29:42

Disaster response program, certified by Homeland Security, designed to keep customers connected BATON ROUGE, La., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T's Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, as the first private company certified by the Department of Homeland Security for private-company voluntary disaster preparedness, is committed to maintaining and restoring the AT&T Global network when natural disasters strike. Despite predictions, we never know when the next tropical storm...

2014-05-28 12:26:01

INNOVATIVE SMARTPHONE AND A TABLET-LIKE EXPERIENCE IN ONE JOINS THE NATION'S MOST RELIABLE 4G LTE NETWORK(1) DALLAS and FREEMONT, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-order the highly-anticipated ASUS PadFone X exclusively from AT&T(2) online or in stores on June 6 for zero down or no annual contract. The smartphone and ASUS PadFone Station will be available at $22.92 per month with AT&T Next(3) 18, $29.80 per month with AT&T Next 12 or $199 with a two-year agreement. "We are...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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