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Don't let spectrum re-farming catch your enterprise flat-footed

You'll notice that there are two articles in this week's edition of  FierceMobileIT  that relate to spectrum changes being carried out by wireless carriers.

AT&T announces end of 2G service by 2017

AT&T will end its GSM voice service and other 2G services no later than January 1, 2017, an AT&T spokesperson told  FierceMobileIT. 

Rumor Mill: Isis kicking off mobile payment trials this month

Isis, the nationwide m-commerce network spearheaded by Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA, is reportedly poised to begin consumer trials in the Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas markets on August 20.

Protect your phone, protect yourself

A couple months ago, a friend of mine was using her iPad while riding the Metro to work when a teenager tried to tear it out of her hands at a station stop. The effrontery of the attack--during rush hour, with a lot of people around to witness it--was particularly disconcerting, but evidently this kind of "Apple picking" is becoming commonplace in broad daylight, in heavily populated places around the country.

AT&T's shared data plan not a fit for enterprise

AT&T's new Mobile Share data plan may work well for families looking to save on the rising costs of mobile data consumption, but at a cap of 10 devices, the plan is not ideal for most enterprises.

AT&T's shared data plan not so hot for the enterprise

The shared data plan that AT&T unveiled today--like a similar plan from Verizon--offers significant benefits for consumers and very small businesses, but it isn't likely to save most companies money, warns Eric Zeman at  InformationWeek.

Samsung adds one-click AT&T carrier billing to Media Hub

Samsung Electronics is teaming with AT&T Mobility to introduce carrier billing options to the manufacturer's Media Hub video-on-demand entertainment service.

AT&T CEO: Content providers asking for 'toll-free' data plans

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said Tuesday the company is still mulling a proposal to charge application developers for data consumed by customers, stating that some content providers have asked the operator to implement the change.

Verizon Wireless, AT&T light up more cities with LTE

Verizon Wireless and AT&T both announced major expansions to their LTE networks in the U.S., giving customers faster wireless access in new areas.

AT&T adds premium TV channels to U-verse apps for iOS

AT&T is expanding its U-verse TV applications for Apple's iOS platform, adding content from a number of premium channels and integrating new second-screen interactive experiences.