FCC Has Eyes on AT&T Sponsored Data

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When we posted about AT&T’s CES 2014 announcement regarding its Sponsored Data plans we mentioned that the Net Neutrality advocates would probably be raising a few eyebrows. As it turns out the Net Neutrality advocates aren’t the only ones keeping a sharp eye and a keen focus on AT&T’s Sponsored Data efforts. At CES 2014 FCC […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Lets Content Providers Pay for your Data

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AT&T is announcing a new move into who pays for your mobile bandwidth consumption. Called Sponsored Data, AT&T will allow companies to pay for the bandwidth of content that you may wish to view on your mobile device. Essentially, it is like the Toll Free numbers we all know. The idea here is to move […]

AT&T Sponsored Data Plans Bring Toll-Free Mobile Broadband

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AT&T is making data plans a little bit easier to swallow. With a new sponsored data feature, the carrier says it’s like an 800 number for data plans where companies can sponsor data traffic from specific apps or services. This would allow companies like Facebook or e-commerce sites like Amazon, for example, to sponsor any […]