AT&T is facing a $106,425 fine for charging two Florida schools what the FCC says is the highest telecom rates in the state, violating the regulator's "lowest corresponding price" rule.
Windstream is wiring up multi-dwelling units (MDU) with G.fast in Lincoln, Nebraska, signaling its desire to extend higher broadband speeds of up to 1 Gbps, once only offered to single-family homes by the provider, to a broader set of customers over its existing copper wiring infrastructure.
A $100 million lawsuit filed by a small programmer that claims that AT&T broke promises made to the company in exchange for merger lobbying efforts will head to trial.
When it comes to Facebook's Telecom Infra Project (TIP) that the social networking giant launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, it appears that the biggest U.S. wireless carriers are just not that into it.
AT&T has tapped Amdocs to serve as the integrator to help other service providers and enterprises that want to take advantage of its Enhanced Control, Orchestration, Management and Policy (ECOMP) virtualization platform to build software-centric services.
Juniper Networks saw service provider sales uptick slightly quarter-over-quarter, but the overall market is in transition-- reflecting a trend the vendor is seeing with its Tier 1 customers.
Amazon's newly awarded patent is for a docking station to be installed on cell towers, and light and utility poles, that will allow the drones used in its Prime Air delivery service to recharge.
Customer loyalty plans are common in the United States, especially in mature, but competitive markets. A large number of different kinds of companies – from retailers to airlines to restaurants – have customer loyalty programs to reduce the likelihood of customers switching to a competitor. When companies introduce loyalty plans, timing is everything.
Carriers around the world are moving aggressively to virtualize their networks in an effort to both lower their expenses and increase revenues. AT&T, NTT DoCoMo and SK Telecom have all taken early leads in the space, and they're being followed closely by operators in Europe and elsewhere.
AT&T and Verizon may be grabbing a lot of headlines for their network virtualization plans, but European service providers like Orange and Vodafone are being no less aggressive with their NFV and SDN migrations.