Alcatel-Lucent

An Alcatel-Lucent Windows Phone running what appears to be version 7.5 of Microsoft's operating system has been spotted in the wild. According to a report over at Hi-Tech.Mail.ru, the device will be loaded with Windows Phone 7.8 and be available by the end of 2012. Alcatel will have likely chosen to support Windows Phone 7.8 to keep costs down on hardware and to sell less advanced hardware in bulk.

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AT&T data slowdown

If you're an AT&T customer and have experienced slower than normal data speeds, don't believe the rumors AT&T is about to cap data speeds.  It's also not a result of customers excessively using the new iPhone 4.  Instead, it's a software glitch.

Over the past few days AT&T customers have voiced concerns over plummeting data upload speeds and AT&T is reassuring customers this is not an attempt to place a cap on data speeds or any other conspiracy theories to undermine data usage.  AT&T is even using Facebook and Twitter to help get the message out.

According to AT&T the problem is a software issue which AT&T and it's network partner, Alcatel-Lucent, has identified. The slowdown apparently is only effecting those with Laptop Connect or smartphone customers using 3G HSUPA-capable phones under certain conditions.  The problem is only affecting about 2% of AT&T's wireless customers and is limited to markets with Alcatel-Lucent equipment.

AT&T is implementing a short-term fix that will provide normal 3G speeds to these areas while Alcatel-Lucent works on a long-term fix.

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