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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
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
Metro
Phone choice depends on apps

...want.I've decided to get the iPhone 4 when it's available to order at the beginning of February for Verizon Wireless customers eligible for an upgrade.If the Wall Street Journal's Tuesday report is correct -- and their source is Lowell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-01-29/phone-choice-depends-apps
Life
The Pinch: Planning can help save on groceries

...celebrate new sundaes and shakes, according to a news release.Unlimited callsFree Mobile to Mobile Calling: AT&T wireless customers will soon enjoy unlimited mobile calling to any mobile number in the United States, regardless of the wireless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2011-09-23/pinch-planni
Verizon cell phone service restored

An overnight software upgrade to local network equipment caused some Verizon Wireless customers to experience service problems today.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-01-13/verizon-cell-phone-service-r
Former Alltel stores begin switching signs to Verizon

...The bringing together of two great companies was carefully planned and executed with a goal to provide Augusta's wireless customers with the best that both Alltel and Verizon Wireless offer," said Jeff Mango, the president of the Georgia/Alabama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2009-10-10/former-allt
Local Business | Business
SBC to acquire AT&T for $16 billion

...in the Midwest and South. It also is a 60 percent owner of Cingular Wireless, which serves more than 46 million wireless customers. AT&T handled the nation's telephone calls before it was broken apart 21 years ago. The Bedminster, N.J...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/01/bus_441476.shtml
Business
Cingular becomes country's largest cell phone company

...This merger will create a premiere provider that is very well-equipped to meet the most demanding needs of wireless customers today and in the future." Two opponents of the deal - Consumers Union and the Consumer Federation of America...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/bus_432469.shtml
Business
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
Business