• FreedomPop Debuts In-Home Wireless Broadband With 1GB Free, Sees Nearly 50% Paid Conversions On Mobile

    FreedomPop Debuts In-Home Wireless Broadband With 1GB Free, Sees Nearly 50% Paid Conversions On Mobile

    FreedomPop, the wireless broadband company that started out offering free mobile data plans with 500MB of bandwidth for free, today began offering its Hub Burst modem for pre-order with an early 2013 expected arrival date. The modem uses Clearwire’s WiMAX network to provide customers with in-home broadband connections at speeds it claims exceed DSL connections, and comes with 1GB per… Read More

  • AT&T considering bandwidth caps for DSL customers

    Flickr’d AT&T is the latest company to consider plans to charge heavy downloaders more than casual downloaders, crippling not only pirates but stifling legitimate innovation in the process. That’s what a spokesperson told the AP, though no specific plans have been announced as yet. Even worse, this is DSL we’re talking about. We’re used to cable providers huffing… Read More

  • AT&T DSL customers all get free Wayport Wi-Fi now

    Next time you’re in a McDonald’s in Jerkwater, Ohio and you assume — like I did — that wireless access will be free, you’ll be right. That is, if you’re an AT&T DSL subscriber. I am not, so I therefore closed my laptop with my wrist because my hands were too french fry-ey. Formerly only available to premium DSL subscribers, AT&T is now giving any… Read More

  • Naked DSL from AT&T now available

    When AT&T took over Bell South we were promised a ‘naked’ DSL package, but AT&T figured the longer they took to roll it out that it would fade from our memories. Good job, AT&T, because I sure as heck did. A DSL only package is obviously something many consumers are looking for. I may or may not be in the majority here, but I haven’t had a landline in over a decade. Read More

  • AT&T To Offer People Better Than You Free Wi-Fi

    Do you use AT&T for all your broadband needs? If so, you’re about to get the best present ever from AT&T. Like, for reals dudes. AT&T is giving DSL subscribers who have Pro, Elite, or FastAccess services on their account free Wi-Fi access at any of the 10,000 hotspots around the country that it operates. Normally, it costs $7.99 for a 24-hour connection on the service, which… Read More

  • $10 DSL from AT&T: It's a Little Bit Country

    The Consumerist and Cory Doctorow both wrote a bit on AT&T’s secret $10 DSL (“Downstream speeds up to 768Kbps/Upstream speeds up to 128Kbps”) which offers bare bones access because of an FCC loophole they couldn’t close when the bought BellSouth. You have to sign up for a full year, though. That’s all well and good, but Cory suggests avoiding the service… Read More

  • The DNS Disaster (with Contest!)

    I’ve been a Bellsouth DSL subscriber for about 10 years now. It has at times been a tumultuous relationship. In the beginning I gamed quite a bit and there were issues, but after a year of complaining everything balanced out. It’s been great since then. Over the years I’ve upgraded consistently to the highest package available. I currently subscribe to the DSL Xtreme 6.0… Read More