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AT&T expands speedy 4G roaming to the UK

International data promises to be the next big battleground for carriers.

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Grading the Big Four: How did your wireless carrier rate in 2013?

All the carriers had room for improvement, but one in particular (rhymes with "hint") has a long way to go to make the honor roll.

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All five major US carriers agree to let you unlock your phone anytime you want

You'll still have to call your carrier if you want to free your phone, however.

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AT&T, T-Mobile shift tactics as smartphones saturate markets

Getting your hands on a new iPhone may soon cost you more, as carriers move away from subsidies and aim to make customers pay for their phones directly.

On snooping disclosures, AT&T and Internet companies are like night and day

The carrier wants to reject a shareholder proposal calling for reports on government data requests.

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How to turn your Android phone into a hotspot without rooting

Your carrier may frown on using your unlimited data as a hotspot, but there are a number of app-based ways to get your devices online.

AT&T tries to stave off T-Mobile, offers new no-contract service plans

AT&T's new Mobile Share Value plan shares more than a few similarities with T-Mobile's Simple Choice plans.

Cable guys: Cord-cutters live in the Bermuda Triangle with Bigfoot and E.T.

Lots of people (like me) believe they exist in large numbers, but a lot of men in blue suits deny the phenomenon and, until recently, haven't really wanted to talk about it.

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Carriers agree to stop charging for scammy premium texts from third parties

The major U.S. carriers have agreed not to charge their customers for premium text messages, which can place unauthorized charges on phone bills.

How to find free Wi-Fi during your holiday travels

Roadside businesses offer free Wi-Fi for the same reasons they offer public restrooms. Here’s how to find it and how to use it.