AT&T Retracts Ban on Sling-Like Services

Wireless terms now allow streams of redirected TV, but still bar peer-to-peer downloads

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AT&T has retracted its ban on Sling-like services that redirect television to mobile handsets. That was one element in a debate spurred by the wireless company's restrictions on Internet services seen as competing with its own.

Liz Gannes at NewTeeVee has a good description of the limited about-face, which AT&T said arose from a contract change made in in error.