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AT&T settles with gov't, states; agrees to pay $105M for bogus 'cramming' charges

...KERRAssociated PressWASHINGTON <0x2014> AT&T wireless customers may want to take a closer look at their old phone...the settlement resolves "claims that some of our wireless customers were billed for charges from third-parties that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/att-settles-govt-states-ag
Transition to Verizon puts some in flux

Alltel wireless customers in many rural areas in South Carolina and Georgia will sit in...10.8 million Alltel customers nationwide will become Verizon Wireless customers as soon as the former competitor is integrated, some as soon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-01-13/transition-
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Free Mobile to Any Mobile Calling for AT&T

AT&T wireless customers will soon enjoy unlimited mobile calling to any mobile number in the United States, regardless of the wireless service provider...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/latina-emerson/2011-09-22/free-mo
AT&T eyes football in $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV

...because of existing broadcast rights.In owning DirecTV, AT&T could potentially make mobile access a perk for its wireless customers, the way subscribers now get family discounts to Beats Music's streaming service.DirecTV CEO Michael White...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-19/att-eyes-football-485-bill
Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2 billion, report says

...with AT&T that allowed up to five family members to pay $15 a month for the service as long as they were AT&T wireless customers. The deal broke the industry mold of charging each person $10 per month.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-08/apple-verge-buying-beats-3
Phone fee increase will assist schools

...appears on all telephone bills will double for most wireless customers. The fee - which helps subsidize communication...Communication Commission's reforms will raise fees for wireless customers, many consumers making interstate long-distance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/19/bus_376105.shtml
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Cingular purchase of AT&T Wireless approved

...assets in 11 states. "Without these divestitures, wireless customers in these markets would have had fewer choices for...well-equipped to meet the most demanding needs of wireless customers today and in the future." The settlement requires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/26/bus_432382.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Information Service free.Coordinator Mike Bowman said the initial system is up and running. It's available to wireless customers of various carriers.The service also can be accessed by dialing (877) 511-4672.The system provides information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-12-22/across-south-carolina
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SC offers 511 road information

...free by telephone.Coordinator Mike Bowman said Tuesday the initial system is up and running. It's available to wireless customers of AT&T, Sprint/Nextel, Comporium, Farmers Telephone, Horry Telephone, Sandhill Telephone, West Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-22/sc-offers-511-road-informati
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Court: cell phone users should be able to keep numbers when switching carriers

...wireless companies. Consumer advocates say not having that option is one of the biggest barriers preventing more wireless customers from switching in search of better service and prices. The Federal Communications Commission is requiring wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/07/fin_377756.shtml
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