Public backlash against AT&T (T +0.5%) starts to stir up after the company slows down data...

|By:, SA News Editor

Public backlash against AT&T (T +0.5%) starts to stir up after the company slows down data speeds for its heaviest cellular users in order to better manage its network. Though the issue follows up on a previous warning from AT&T last year to its 17M unlimited data plan subscribers, it poses a threat to sales if consumers start tagging the carrier as the "slow" network.