AT&T plans to launch a service that will allow customers to report and block stolen mobile devices.
The service was initially reported by the Verge earlier today.
The service would let a customer block data, voice, and text message access to the phone or tablet but keep their account information in place, avoiding the hassle of creating a new account and SIM card.
It's part of a broader effort the national carriers agreed to in cooperation with the Federal Communications Commission. In April, the carriers agreed to work together to compile and manage a database of stolen … Read more