Wednesday, May 13, 2009

AT&T issues official statement on SlingPlayer's 3G blackout


* Photo from SlingMedia Promotional eMail


AT&T's is taking a lot of heat over SlingMedia's decision to remove 3G streaming capability from its SlingPlayer Mobile build for the iPhone -- a decision that gets at the very heart of several hot-button issues plaguing AT&T and Apple alike -- and the carrier understandably felt the need to release an official statement.

The odd part - Blackberry clients are allowed 3G streaming ... and this is essentially how YouTube works on the iPhone and Apple NOR AT&T make money from the YouTube integration.

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