DALLAS, April 18, 2014 — Beginning April 25, AT&T GoPhone customers will benefit from enhanced smartphone plans, which now provide more data at no additional cost. And, the new plans give customers the capability to use their smartphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot – all with access to the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network and with no annual contract.
With unlimited text, including unlimited international texts from the U.S. to Mexico, Canada and over 100 select countries the new smartphone plan details include:
AT&T GoPhone customers get more data, more flexibility and more value, all with access to the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network. Existing GoPhone customers on the $60 and $40 plans will automatically receive the increased data amount.
“Today’s consumers expect great value and choice, which is exactly what we’re bringing to our GoPhone customers,” said Mark Collins, AT&T Mobility senior vice president of data and voice products. “By adding more data and enabling a Wi-Fi hotspot capability at no additional cost and with no annual contract, we’re giving customers more for less, and making it even easier for them to enjoy their smartphones the way they want – all on a superior, reliable network.”
In addition to adding value and options for existing GoPhone smartphone plans, AT&T GoPhone is also enhancing its lineup of basic/messaging phone plans with a new $45 a month option. This plan includes unlimited data, unlimited talk and text, and unlimited texts to Mexico, Canada and over 100 select countries.
For more information on AT&T GoPhone, visit One-Stop Communications or cal 717-248-4997.
1 AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand not by AT&T Inc.
2 Limited 4G LTE availability in select markets. LTE is a trademark of ETSI. AT&T’s 4G LTE reliability claim is based on analysis of independent third party data re national carriers’ 4G LTE.
3 Unlimited messaging within the U.S. includes text, picture and video messages. Unlimited messaging from the U.S. to Mexico and over 100 countries includes text messages only. For a full list of countries available for messaging, visit att.com/gophoneIntlText..
4 Unlimited data: First 2GB at speeds up to 3G. Basic and messaging phones are capable of 2G or 3G speeds. 4G speeds not available. After 2GB allowance is used, speeds are reduced to 128Kbps max. for remainder of 30 day period. Actual speeds vary be device capability and location.
Following the recent announcement of the groundbreaking, multi-year distribution deal between DISH Network Corp. and The Walt Disney Company, Disney Junior, the popular 24-hour channel expressly for kids age 2-7 and their parents/caregivers, is now available to DISH Network subscribers on channel 168. Disney Junior is available in DISH programming packages including America's Top 200, America‘s Top 250 and America's Everything Pak.
Disney Junior is a global, multiplatform brand expressly for kids aged 2-7. Disney Junior invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, both classic and new, while incorporating specific learning and development themes designed for young children. Original series include the Annie Award-winning "Sofia the First" and "Jake and the Never Land Pirates," the Emmy-nominated "Doc McStuffins" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse," "Henry Hugglemonster" and "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," as well as the upcoming "Miles From Tomorrowland" and the first Disney Junior Original Movie "Lucky Duck." Original short-form series include "Minnie's Bow-Toons," which follows Minnie Mouse and her pal Daisy as they run Minnie's Bow-Tique, a specialty shop stocked only with colorful bows and bowties, and "The Doc Files," an extension of the acclaimed "Doc McStuffins" series, which offers young viewers a glimpse into Doc's keen deductive skills as she shares an in-depth look at specific cases and diagnoses after the clinic doors close for the day.
Since publicly reporting ratings in April 2013, the 24-hour Disney Junior channel has been the number one preschool-dedicated TV network each week in total viewers, kids aged 2-5 and boys aged 2-5. In January 2014, the channel was home to the top three series across preschooler TV networks with "Sheriff Callie's Wild West," "Sofia the First" and "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse."
The addition of Disney Junior to DISH's offerings follows last week's announcement of the availability of WATCH ABC, WATCH ABC Family, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and Watch ESPN, enabling DISH's 14 million video subscribers to access live and on-demand news, entertainment and sports programming on computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and other connected devices. Authenticated access to WATCH Disney Junior, SEC ESPN Network and Longhorn Network will launch later this year.
The Weather Channel will return to DIRECTV (channel 362) tomorrow as both companies have settled on a new agreement, the financial terms of which were not disclosed.
As part of the new pact, The Weather Channel agreed to reduce reality programming by half on weekdays; return instant local weather and allow authenticated DIRECTV customers to watch The Weather Channel’s video programming on multiple devices inside and outside the home.
“Our apologies to DIRECTV and their customers for the disruption of our service and for initiating a public campaign,” said David Kenny, CEO of the Weather Company, parent to The Weather Channel. “Our viewers deserve better than a public dispute and we pledge to reward their loyalty with exceptional programming and more weather focused news.”
“It’s a shame these disputes are played out on a public stage, but I’m pleased that we’ve been able to work together with The Weather Channel in a way that will benefit everyone,” said Dan York, DIRECTV’s chief content officer. “I know this was frustrating for many of our customers, but their patience was ultimately rewarded with a better deal and a better product.”
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