1. Download Terminal Emulator from the Play Store.
2. Launch Terminal Emulator.
3. Type the following
ping -i 30 google.com
4. Leave Terminal Emulator running in the background.
This will cause your phone to send out a ping to Google's server every 30 seconds, and should keep your data registration active and prevent it from being expired by AT&T's servers when they get overloaded.
If you want to stop the ping, hit volume down-C, and then type
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