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AT&T says it will build a network to rival Google's in Austin, Texas - and it wants the same cooperation from governments. Time Warner Cable has made a bid for the North Carolina Next Generation Network. Isn't competition wonderful? This is good news for consumers and businesses.
T-Mobile USA is breaking the mold on standard industry practice by offering a lower up-front cost for a new phone but higher payments. Raleigh-based Bandwidth's Republic Wireless adds its own strategies to a growing mix of mobile offers.
Venessa Harrison, a 33-year veteran of AT&T and its predecessor companies who began her career as an operator in Raleigh in 1979, is the new president of AT&T North Carolina. She brings considerable experience with new technology deployment to her new job.
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.
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."
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.
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.
In the news: Big 3 pick BlackBerry; Cisco phone hack; Sensus wins deal; Quintiles partnership; IBM targets small businesses
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.
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.