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2007-05-08 15:00:17

SAN ANTONIO, May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. today announced the availability of its AT&T Unified Messaging(SM) product suite for medium businesses with up to 100 access lines. This powerful IP-based service helps employees better manage and more easily access their wireline and Cingular Wireless(R) voicemail, e-mail and fax messages. Rather than having to check fax machines and multiple mailboxes, AT&T Unified Messaging enables businesses to manage their messages...

2007-01-24 15:00:29

By BRUCE RUSHTON STAFF WRITER Through cybersleuthing and subpoenas, Cingular Wireless and the Illinois attorney general's office say they've found the people responsible for unsolicited text messages sent to cell phones last fall, prompting more than 200 complaints in Illinois. Now that the spamming suspects have been located, damages in lawsuits filed by Cingular and the attorney general could reach into the millions of dollars. Federal law prohibits the sending of unsolicited text...

2007-01-23 15:00:11

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Cingular Wireless, the nation's largest wireless carrier and now part of the new AT&T, announced today the appointment of Rick Cammarata as Area Retail Sales Manager for the Tucson market. In his new capacity, Mr. Cammarata will be responsible for overseeing sales and operations of the area's wireless stores. "We are pleased to add Rick to the company's wireless leadership team in Arizona," said Jeff McElfresh, vice president & general manager...

2006-06-15 19:17:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government has sued the New Jersey Attorney General's office on grounds of security concerns to prevent it from asking telephone companies if they gave customer call records to the National Security Agency. The government wants to stop the disclosure of confidential and sensitive information, according to the lawsuit filed in Trenton, New Jersey on Wednesday, a day before phone companies were due to reply to subpoenas issued by the New Jersey attorney...

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2006-04-06 12:49:28

LAS VEGAS -- Cingular Wireless, the No. 1 U.S. mobile service, is looking at new ways for its customers to get video to their cellphones aside from the subscription based streaming video service it already offers, the company's Chief Technology Officer Kris Rinne said on Wednesday. Cingular and its rivals now put music and video into phones in efforts to boost revenue and increase customer loyalty by getting subscribers to uses phones for more than just talking. But as these features are...

2006-03-16 07:02:43

LOS ANGELES -- Movie ticket provider Fandango is set to expand its service further into the mobile space Thursday by adding Cingular, the nation's largest wireless carrier, to its roster of cellular partners. Earlier this month, Fandango, which relied solely upon selling movie tickets via the Internet, began its migration away from the computer by entering a partnership with Sprint Nextel Corp. Other existing partners include TiVo Inc., Tribune Media Services and Amazon's IMDb.com....

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2006-03-10 15:45:28

NEW YORK -- Cingular Wireless and T-Mobile USA have temporarily stopped selling the Razr, Motorola Inc.'s flagship cell phone, due to a technical glitch that causes the phone to drop calls or shut down, the companies said on Friday. Motorola said only a limited number of phones were affected and the problem would have no impact on its financial results. The Razr, lauded for its thin design, was first sold in late 2004 and is still a key product for Motorola. One analyst, Ed Snyder of Charter...

2006-03-06 12:20:00

NEW YORK -- AT&T Inc. expects to cut 10,000 jobs between 2007 and 2009 after its $67 billion acquisition of BellSouth Corp. has closed, AT&T said on Monday. The job cuts, which would represent about 3 percent of the combined work force, are part of AT&T's aim to save $18 billion after the merger, with average annual savings of $2 billion a year starting in 2008. Other savings would include cutbacks of as much as $500 million in annual spending on advertising as the company moves...

2006-03-05 15:27:40

By Jessica Hall and Jeremy Pelofsky PHILADELPHIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc. said on Sunday it would buy BellSouth Corp. for $67 billion to expand its reach into the southeastern United States and acquire the rest of Cingular Wireless it does not already own. BellSouth shareholders will receive 1.325 shares of AT&T common stock for each common share of BellSouth. Based on AT&T's closing stock price on March 3, that equals $37.09 per BellSouth common share, a...

2006-01-18 08:19:37

NEW YORK -- Cingular Wireless, the No. 1 U.S. cellphone service provider, said on Wednesday it would begin selling a mobile phone running the latest Microsoft Corp. software for mobile phones. The Cingular-branded 2125 Smartphone, made by High Tech Computer Corp. will go on sale for $199 on Wednesday. Cingular, a venture of AT&T Inc and BellSouth Corp., is aiming the phone at both business and consumer customers, spokesman John Kampfe said. It will be the U.S. first phone based on...


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