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Posts tagged “AT&T”

June 16

Premium Lock Latest broadband news on FCC, Net Neutrality, Cisco, TWC, AT&T, Telehealth

The Broadband Report     The Broadband Report: Broadband providers should not treat all bits the same; Former Time Warner Cable CEO passes; FCC head says bad state laws are blocking high-speed broadband; public comments on net neutrality open; AT&T sells DirectTV merger in filing; and surgery in high-definition. Some of the latest broadband news from the Triangle, North Carolina, the southeast, and the world is just a click away.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Durham: Fiber agreement with AT&T isn't exclusive

Fiber optic network            The City of Durham's agreement with AT&T for the deployment of an ultrafast Internet agreement is not exclusive and therefore doesn't preclude a similar agreement with Google, says Deputy City Manager Wanda Page.

Updated June 13

Premium Lock Durham strikes agreement with AT&T for ultrafast Internet network

AT&T looks to grow   The City of Durham has reached an agreement with AT&T to deploy an ultrafast Internet network as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network initiative. AT&T is seeking to build a fiber network ahead of Google, which has listed the Triangle as one of the targets for its Google Fiber network. Raleigh has given preliminary approval.

June 13

Premium Lock What's end game for AT&T in expanding to Durham? Meeting 'strong demand'

Thursday's agreement with the City of Durham for building of an ultrafast Internet network brings AT&T more than another step closer to deployment of the North Carolina Next Generation network. The move also takes the communication giant into what for it largely new market.

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Updated June 5

Premium Lock NC IDEA awards $270,000 to 6 Triangle startups; how much each gets remains to be resolved

Dollar sign  From cloud computing to helping consumers get out of cellphone contracts to software that reduces "digital distractions," six Triangle firms are getting a financial boost from economic development group NC IDEA.

Updated June 5

Premium Lock Overlooked: AT&T-DirecTV deal means more fixed wireless broadband

AT&T is touting to regulators that its proposed acquisition of DirecTV would enable the combined company to speed up deployment for ultra-fast Internet and entertainment networks. But buried deep in an SEC filing, AT&T also offers the prospect of more fixed wireless broadband at cable-like speeds. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear al a carte content offerings are on the menu.

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Updated June 3

Premium Lock AT&T to regulators: Approve DirecTV deal, get fiber sooner

Fiber optic network            In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday that if it's allowed to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes to boost their Internet connection speeds. The Triangle is among the markets on AT&T's fiber deployment list.

Updated June 3

Premium Lock Citing wireless trends, AT&T raises sales outlook

AT&T     AT&T boosted its full-year revenue forecast Tuesday, citing strong wireless trends. The company said it expects a second-quarter net addition of more than 800,000 in "post-paid" plans. Those are high-value customers who have contracts or long-term installment plans. It's also 175,000 more than the number added during the previous quarte

Updated May 30

Premium Lock AT&T beats Time Warner Cable in speed, says new YouTube data

Which high-speed Internet service delivers the most consistent high-definition quality service in the Raleigh area? AT&T's U-Verse, says a new rankings system launched by Google-owned YouTube.

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Updated May 23

Premium Lock Cox plans gigabit Internet speed services in three cities

Fiber optic network            The move will bring its service in line with Google's fiber rollout in cities such as Kansas City and Provo, Utah, and Austin, Texas; and an AT&T rollout in Austin and a planned offering in Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina.

May 20

Premium Lock Experts: TW Cable-Comcast deal could help AT&T-DirecTV merger

AT&T wants DirecTV   Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger --the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable-- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.

Updated May 20

Premium Lock Texting 911 for emergencies coming to North Carolina

Tracking cell phones  In a big step toward moving the nation's emergency dispatch system out of voice-only technology that dates to the 1960s, four major wireless phone companies are now providing text-to-911 services to local governments that want it. North Carolina is among the states where the program is being launched.

Updated May 20

Premium Lock AT&T could score big with NFL in DirecTV buy

One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV's programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket, more broadly available on mobile devices.

Updated May 19

Premium Lock AT&T aims for TV's future with $48.5B deal for DirecTV

AT&T looks to grow   With 5.7 million U-verse TV customers and 20.3 million DirecTV customers in the U.S., the combined AT&T-DirecTV would serve 26 million. That would make it the second-largest pay TV operator behind a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable, which would serve 30 million under a $45 billion merger proposed in February.

Updated May 19

Premium Lock Quick facts: Summing up AT&T-DirecTV deal

AT&T is seeking to acquire DirecTV for $48.5 billion, of $95 per share, in a deal to help it better compete with rivals. Why is it happening? What's next?

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Updated May 19

Premium Lock Inside the AT&T-DirecTV merger: What can consumers expect?

Merger Telecommunications giant AT&T is proposing a $48.5 billion merger with satellite TV provider DirecTV. If the deal goes through, here's what customers can expect, based in part on information provided by the companies.

May 12

Premium Lock Cary agrees to lease terms for Google Fiber 'huts'

Fiber optic network            Cary's Town Council says it has struck an agreement with Google for lease terms that would allow Google to place "fiber huts" in the town's limits should Google chose to deploy its super-fast Internet and entertainment network in the Triangle.

Updated May 8

Premium Lock Jobs report helps show why Raleigh-Durham should be one metro area

A new report from financial news and advice site WalletHub demonstrates - again - why Raleigh, Durham and the Triangle need to be united as one Metropolitan Statistical Area. A Triangle MSA would boost our region's hopes of gaining more media attention and, hopefully, more jobs as well as talented people who want to relocate. The Next Generation Network consortium is an example of what a united Triangle can produce.

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May 2

Premium Lock Lenovo CEO is first Edison Award winner from outside North America

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing, Lenovo's Yoga folding tablet and two computing achievements by AT&T are recognized as winners in the annual Edison Awards. Yang receives a top individual honor as being "among the elite serving

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May 2

Premium Lock Google Fiber: Triangle metros meet initial deadlines

Governments in cities under consideration for the next round of Google Fiber network expansion have all meet the Internet giant's deadline for filling out a "checklist." That group of cities includes Raleigh, Durham

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