Posts tagged “AT&T”

Updated April 22, 2010

Premium Lock Is high-tech sector recovering? Financials look strong

Tech earnings A recap of selected technology firms, including Red Hat, Cree and IBM, indicates corporate spending is on the rebound. On telecom side, indicators aren’t as good.

Updated April 21, 2010

Premium Lock Bad sign for AT&T in earnings update: Fewer new contract customers

AT&T Number of new wireless customers plunges 43 percent from a year ago to 512,000. Analysts had expected 600,000 additions.

April 21, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings: AT&T profit falls; EMC profit soars

EMC Healthcare costs drive down AT&T's earnings, and revenue is flat. At EMC, the data storage firm beats Street expectations.

Tags: AT&T, EMC, IBM
Updated April 20, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings preview: AT&T reportedly adds more than 600,000 customers

AT&T For the first time, the communications giant will break out subscriber figures for non-phone devices like e-readers and GPS units with wireless service. That category is expected to grow explosively.

April 19, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings preview: Analysts on lookout for Apple iPhone deal

Apple earnings due Tuesday. (AP) Apple announces quarterly earnings on Tuesday, but buzz centers on another question: Will Apple add Verizon as an iPhone carrier?

Updated April 6, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T to invest $1 billion for network expansion, upgrades

AT&T upgrading network Global plan calls for upgraded and expanded services with an emphasis on mobility, cloud computing and small businesses. Company also says it will increase download speeds for Internet services in many of its markets across 22 states.

Updated March 30, 2010

Premium Lock Reports of new iPhone send Apple shares to record high

iPhone Report in Wall Street Journal says Apple is planning to offer iPhones to other carriers, other networks than AT&T

Updated March 24, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T rolling out in-home wireless voice, data service nationwide

AT&T The Carolinas have been trial markets since September. The so-called “femtocell” devices developed with Cisco can be purchased at AT&T stores.

March 24, 2010

Premium Lock As Sprint prepares for video calls, wireless execs seek more bandwidth

At CTIA Wireless trade show, Sprint’s CEO unveils a video-equipped phone for its faster 4G network. Meanwhile, network executives call on government to increase availability of wireless spectrum.

Sprint CEO introduces 4G phone. Sprint CEO introduces 4G phone.

Updated February 15, 2010

Premium Lock App wars: Service providers target phone makers; Intel, Nokia join forces

MWC Mobile World Congress 2010: Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, others join forces for application development. Plus: 'MeeGo' unites Intel, Nokia mobile software; Samsung unveils smart phone software.

Updated February 10, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T picks Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent for 4G network

AT&T The fourth-generation of wireless technology offers 10 times the speed of current 3G networks.

February 5, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T Wireless gives OK to Sling’s mobile TV application

AT&T This is the second time in recent months that AT&T has revised its policy on the kind of iPhone programs that can operate over its 3G network. The company recently changed its mind about Internet phone applications (VoIP) after the FCC began looking into Apple's decision to not approve a Google calling program last year.

Updated January 28, 2010

Premium Lock AT&T plans $2 billion for wireless network upgrades

AT&T Communications giant reports big surges in growth for wireless customers and iPhone sales. However, criticism of its network is triggering changes.

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