AT&T finally joins modern wireless world, kills off contracts

AT&T plans to abandon the wireless contract this month, a move that should ultimately mean more flexibility for consumers, who will also save money in the long run despite higher up-front costs.
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  • Carriers
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile
  • Smartphones
  • Small and Medium Business
San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.