AT&T (NYSE:T) is set to launch a program to block services to stolen phones.
AT&T To Launch Stolen Phone Blocker
AT&T (NYSE:T) said that it will release a new program aimed at blocking services to stolen mobile phones.
The company has implemented a stolen device database which will block wireless network access to the phone.
The company will launch the program in a few days and then it will be made available to other carriers later this year. The company hopes that this will help to reduce the theft of smartphones.
An AT&T (NYSE:T) spokesman said, “We are working toward a cross-carrier solution later this year”.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) stocks are currently standing at 35.44.