Stories tagged with: AT&T

November 11, 2015 - 3:29pm
13 weeks 1 day ago

Distracted driving remains the leading cause of motor-vehicle crashes in the United States.

In today's age, our cellphones are one of our most valuable assets, but something as simple as sending a text while behind the wheel can come with risks. Studies show that drivers who use cellphones while driving are four times as more likely to get into a car accident, than drivers who pay attention on the road. Even though that text may seem important, AT&T said "It Can Wait," as...

September 25, 2015 - 2:49pm
19 weeks 6 days ago

Apple fans rejoice, the newest version of the iPhone hit stores Friday.

Fans lined up at the AT&T store inside Colony Square Mall Friday morning, to become the first owners of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The devices are equipped with new features, including 3D Touch, which is a different kind of touch screen that can sense how long and hard someone is pressing,

"iPhone also introduced live photos, which brings still-images to life and really transforms your photos...

June 16, 2015 - 3:32pm
34 weeks 2 days ago

It was a project three years in the making, Perry County unveiled a new AT&T cell tower Tuesday.

To improve public safety, the tower was just a small part of Perry County's new public safety radio communications system.

"It turns out we were trying to figure out a way to rebuild our infrastructure for public safety communications, at the same time AT&T was beginning to look for an 4G LTE tower, and it turns out it was on state property," said Program Director...

February 26, 2015 - 9:19pm
50 weeks 11 hours ago

The Zanesville Police Department says business and 911 lines are back up and running.

The department lost all phone service after an accident that occurred around 11:00 a.m. Thursday. EMA Director Bo Keck said a Columbia Gas Company crew was doing some work and accidentally severed all phone lines to the Zanesville Police Department, including 911.

Emergency calls were redirected through the sheriff's office while AT&T worked to resolve the issue. Chief Kenneth Miller said...

August 26, 2014 - 4:48pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

AT&T has introduced new technology to the Zanesville area Friday, August 22.

Digital Life is a home automation system that allows you to remotely manage your home from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Individuals who purchase it will be able to turn lights off, tweak heating and cooling, and use it for security measures. Joe Richard, the Manager of the Zanesville AT&T store says there has been a lot of interest so far.

"So far its been really good interest. Like...

April 3, 2014 - 4:55pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

In 2012 Ohio passed a law banning texting while driving, but nearly two years later it remains a serious problem. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton tells us about the latest effort to drive home the message that texting while driving is unacceptable.

"It is reported that more than a hundred thousand accidents are caused due to texting and driving and on Thursday people learned how to decrease that number."

As a part of Campus Safety Week at the OUZ -Zane State Campus members...

December 6, 2013 - 5:47pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

AT&T presented a $25,000 check to the FOA that will fund post-secondary scholarships throughout Ohio's Appalachian region at Muskingum University on Friday. FOA President Cara Brook says the scholarship will be distributed to high school students who plan on attending college and to those returning to higher education.

"AT&T supported the foundation's scholarship program," said Brook. "Specifically a needs-based scholarship that's available across the...

September 20, 2013 - 4:09pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

AT&T has a brand new phone plan that is just in time for the release of the latest set of iPhones.

The phone plan is called "Next". With the program people are able to switch their smart phones or tablets after one year of use. Locals are taking advantage of the plan and purchasing both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C that were officially released on Friday.

"We had lines at many of our stores including here in Zanesville," said AT&T Ohio Public Relations...

September 19, 2013 - 9:10pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

As a part of AT&T's It Can Wait Campaign, students gathered at the OUZ campus for National Drive 4 Pledges Day.

The program aims to have students all over the country sign a life time commitment vowing to never text while on the roadway. The campaign also wants to bring awareness to the dangers and consequences of texting while driving.

"You are 23 time more likely to be in an accident if you're texting and driving," said External Affairs Director for AT&T Ohio...

August 7, 2013 - 5:27pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

AT&T has been updating their wireless networks across the country and they have brought 4G LTE service to Zanesville. Holly Hollingsworth, media relations for AT&T Ohio says the network upgrade will bring the fastest, most reliable service to customers who have LTE compatible phones or tablets.

"If you've got that kind of fast, wireless infrastructure, that fast, wireless network, that means a business can do as much here in Zanesville as they can do if they were located...

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