Posts tagged “AT&T”

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Premium Lock Verizon will build first responder network to compete with AT&T FirstNet

The Broadband Report       AT&T recently won a multi-billion dollar contract to build FirstNet, a network for first responders, but Verizon isn't conceding the market. The communications provider said Wednesday it would build its own network for emergency service providers.

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AT&T fixed wireless Internet service launches in parts of rural Triangle

Wireless     AT&T is expanding its wireless broadband efforts across the Triangle, targeting rural and what it calls "underserved" areas.

August 3

Premium Lock Merging Sprint, T-Mobile would create 'formidable' AT&T, Verizon competitor in 5G world

Sprint As Sprint continues to explore future options, Technology Business Research Steve Vachon offers some ideas after reviewing the communication giant's latest earnings report.

July 31

Premium Lock AT&T discloses management changes as Time Warner deal nears close

The Broadband Report       AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner's media brands was announced in October 2016. The two companies expect the deal to receive regulatory approval and take effect by the end of the year. Now the management details are being put into place.

Updated July 26

Premium Lock AT&T improves value proposition despite increasing competition

AT&T                             AT&T is improving its value proposition as competition within the mobile and video markets intensify, says Technology Business Research Steve Vachon in his review of the tech giant's latest earnings report.

July 26

Premium Lock Software services, FirstNet likely to boost AT&T

AT&T deepens emphasis on the public sector and software-mediated network services to improve Business Solutions revenue. And FirstNet looks to be a boost as well, says Technology Business Research Analyst Steve Vachon.

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Updated July 25

Duke Energy joins firms a-to-x pledging to increase diversity, inclusion

Diversity  Who says fallout can't be positive rather than radioactive? Increasing corporate awareness no doubt triggered through sex and racial bias across the tech and venture capital industries as well as in reaction to various "bathroom bills" has led to efforts to address diversity and inclusion problems. Duke Energy is the latest corporate giant joining a new alliance that pledges to increase both.

July 13

Premium Lock ISPs surprise net neutrality fans on protest day (+ video)

AT&T says it supports an "open internet" and believes companies shouldn't block web content or slow down videos from other providers. Rather, AT&T says it merely opposes the FCC rules that set it in place. Comcast and Verizon joined AT&T in making that distinction. ISPs don't like the FCC's approach because it treats internet service as a utility and comes with more oversight. They worry about price regulation and say the rules hurt broadband investment.

Updated June 26

Premium Lock AT&T launches wireless broadband for NC rural, 'underserved' areas + How to get the service

AT&T                             AT&T is expanding its fixed wireless broadband efforts across North Carolina and seven other states, targeting rural and what it calls "underserved" areas. Plus: How much the service costs and how to find out if you can get access.

Updated June 23

Premium Lock Drones in DC: PrecisionHawk CEO shares face time with Trump

Michael Chasen, the recently named CEO of Raleigh drone startup PrecisionHawk, went to the White House on Thursday for some face-to-face time with President Trump. He asks the President to consider less regulation for the drone industry.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock AT&T's $85.4B deal for Time Warner: A new bet on synergy + Graphical views

AT&T's $85.4 billion purchase of Time Warner represents a new bet on synergy between companies that distribute information and entertainment to consumers and those that produce it. Plus: Get multiple graphical views of the deal from various financial perspectives.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside AT&T: Earnings miss but CEO optimistic; interactive graphic plots earnings

AT&T                             AT&T on Tuesday reported a quarterly profit that slightly missed Wall Street expectations as it added fewer customers on contracts and other core plans than it did the year before. Our wrapup includes an interactive graphic on the earnings and what AT&T's top executive had to say about the financials.

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