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2011-08-10 08:00:00

Research Shows AT&T Made and Broke Same 'Improved Service' Promises in 2004 by Cutting Service, Forcing Customers into Costly New Plans After Cingular Merger "Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me" SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog urged U.S. and California officials yesterday to reject the proposed AT&T/T-Mobile wireless merger, calling to their attention that AT&T made the same promises of lower prices and...

2009-05-27 13:07:00

Court Rejects AT&T's Efforts to Bar Customers From Joining Together to Hold the Company Accountable in Court SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit charging that millions of cell phone users were misled and overcharged when Cingular merged with AT&T Wireless in 2004 may go forward, a federal court ruled on Tuesday. In a victory for consumers nationwide, the U.S. District Court for the District of Washington in Coneff v. AT&T struck down 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...

2005-11-15 19:17:36

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cingular Wireless on Monday introduced a radio service for its mobile phone customers, using about 40 channels of commercial-free music from Music Choice and MobiTV Inc.'s streaming media service. The service, which runs over data connections to Cingular's phones, is its latest effort to expand beyond voice phone calls. It also plans a song download service as music is expected to become the next popular feature for cell phones. Privately held MobiTV also delivers video...

2005-09-29 15:49:12

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nokia, the world's mobile phone leader, said on Wednesday No. 1 U.S. mobile service Cingular Wireless will sell Nokia's top-of-the line computer phone and Blackberry e-mail pager. The deal with Cingular gives Nokia's 9300 line of phones a leg into the U.S. market, where rival Palm Inc. Treos and Blackberry phones from Canada's Research In Motion Ltd. are in hot demand among business professionals. It also helps raise the profile of Finland's Nokia in a region where it trails...


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