Posts tagged “AT&T”

Updated February 25, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T targets Triangle area for $350M in upgrades over 3 years

Of the $1.5 billion AT&T says it has invested over the past three years to upgrade its networks in North Carolina, some $350 million of that has been spent in and around the Triangle.

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Updated February 25, 2013

Premium Lock GM dumps Verizon, picks AT&T for faster OnStar service

AT&T Mobile World Congress news: "We're making a global commitment to embed 4G LTE mobile broadband across all of our vehicles," Mary Chan, president of GM's Global Connected Consumer, says. "This is the largest commercial deployment of 4G LTE services in the auto industry."

February 21, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T invests $1.5B over 3 years to upgrade NC networks

AT&T Between 2010 and 2012, AT&T says it poured more than $1.5 billion into its North Carolina networks, upgrading and adding wireless sites while also investing in traditional landlines.

Updated January 25, 2013

Premium Lock Verizon sells some NC wireless spectrum; AT&T buys spectrum eslewhere

Verizon   Verizon is some of the selling wireless spectrum it owns in North Carolina, including Raleigh, to a private equity firm. In another deal, Verizon sells spectrum to AT&T in several other states.

January 25, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T restores U-verse service, to issue credit to customers hit by outage

AT&T AT&T says it has restored U-verse service during the day, apologizes for the outage, and says it would issue credits to customers affected by the outage.

January 25, 2013

Premium Lock Record iPhone sales help AT&T cut its losses

AT&T AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, posted a narrower fourth-quarter loss after customers bought a record number of discounted smartphones, including 8.6 million of Apple Inc.'s iPhones.

Updated January 24, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T to issue credit to customers hit by U-verse outage

AT&T AT&T says it expects to restore U-verse service during the day, apologizes for the outage, and says it would issue credits to customers affected by the outage.

January 22, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T agrees to buy Alltel wireless in deal worth $780M

AT&T The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, agreed to buy spectrum and subscribers from Atlantic Tele-Network Inc., or Alltel as it is known, in a cash deal, bolstering the company's network and bringing in 585,000 new customers.

January 22, 2013

Premium Lock Verizon lands record number of new wireless customers but profits fall

Verizon   The parent of the country's biggest wireless carrier lost $4.23 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the period ended Dec. 31. That compares with a loss of $2.02 billion or 71 cents per share, a year ago.

January 21, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T takes $10B pension hit, says profits being squeezed

AT&T AT&T recorded a $10 billion fourth-quarter charge for its pension plan and said smartphone discounts as well as costs related to superstorm Sandy cut into profit.

Updated January 11, 2013

Premium Lock In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: Big carriers will sell new BlackBerry phones; Is your Cisco phone a spy?; utility picks Sensus meters; Quintiles signs partnership deal in Asia; new IBM service targets small businesses.

Updated January 10, 2013

Premium Lock In the news: T-Mobile rips AT&T, Verizon; Red Hat update; Cisco teams with AT&T; GSK drug candidates

Bulldog Inside the Bulldog blog: T-Mobile CEO attacks rivals; Red Hat updates RHEL 5.9; Cisco teams with AT&T for home monitoring; GSK's pipeline advances on two fronts.

January 9, 2013

Premium Lock AT&T sets quarterly smartphone sales record, topping 10M

AT&T AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, setting a record, after demand for the iPhone and Android devices spurred holiday sales.

Updated December 24, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T seeks freedom from monopoly rules in Internet era

The Broadband Report       The U.S. telephone network the Bell System built and ran for almost a century is dying, replaced by technology that propels Internet messages. Rules underpinning that old order should expire with it, AT&T says.

Updated December 21, 2012

Premium Lock Sprint won't disclose 4G launch date for RTP - but it's here in some places

Sprint Despite the Research Triangle being one of the nation's biggest high-tech hubs, Sprint has yet to formally launch 4G in the area and still refuses to commit to a launch date. However, you can find faster service in some areas.

December 19, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T wins approval to buy Comcast, other wireless spectrum

AT&T AT&T has received permission from U.S. regulators to acquire airwaves from four companies including Comcast Corp. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

December 7, 2012

Premium Lock Top wireless carriers to accelerate text-to-911 capabilities

FCC        Under an agreement announced Thursday, AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp. and T-Mobile USA Inc. will do "major deployments" of so-called text-to-911 in the U.S. next year, the FCC says.

December 6, 2012

Premium Lock AT&T strikes deal with former rival Akamai for video, data delivery

AT&T AT&T, the largest U.S. phone company, plans to sell business users the Akamai service as part of its expanding Internet offering that includes data-center information storage and cloud computing.

Updated December 6, 2012

Premium Lock Court: Verizon must allow rivals to use its network for mobile data

Verizon Wireless Verizon Wireless must offer smaller competitors access to its nationwide networks for mobile Internet use, a federal court ruled, turning aside the company's challenge to an FCC regulation requiring sharing agreements.

Updated December 4, 2012

Premium Lock Cynthia Marshall, head of AT&T in N.C., takes new job

Cynthia Marshall, president of AT&T North Carolina, is leaving Cynthia Marshall, president of AT&T in North Carolina since 2007, has taken a position as senior vice president of human resources at the company's headquarters in Dallas. Marshall lives in Cary.

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