AT&T said that it wants to offer Wi-Fi calling services on the iPhone via Apple's new iOS 9 software, but that it is still waiting for an FCC waiver on rules that require calling services to also offer options for deaf and hard-of-hearing users. In a new filing today with the FCC, the carrier reiterated its request for a waiver and blasted Sprint and T-Mobile US for offering Wi-Fi calling services without requesting waivers from the FCC's rules.
Cogent is seeing its efforts to alleviate traffic congestion with AT&T and Verizon finally paying off with these networks becoming nearly free of any issues, CEO Dave Schaeffer told investors.
AT&T said in a new report that businesses experienced about 43 million security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent from 2013. That equals 117,000 attacks daily, the service provider said.
AT&T will expand DirecTV's Audience Network beyond the confines of the satellite service for the first time, making it available to nearly 6 million U-verse video subscribers.
AT&T has joined Verizon and other ILECs in support of the thesis that the FCC should not implement new regulations on the special access market.
Verizon has added Microsoft ExpressRoute for Office 365, Skype for Business and Microsoft Azure Government Cloud to its Secure Cloud Interconnect service, adding another service choice for business customers considering a cloud migration.
According to a new report by Moody's, the U.S. wireless industry remains on pace to continue growth through next year despite the increasingly competitive pricing tactics by the nation's Tier 1 wireless operators. And according to a separate report from MoffettNathanson, T-Mobile US is the carrier that is best positioned to benefit from that growth.
AT&T said it expects to report positive IP broadband net additions in the third quarter, while U-verse TV customers will drop.
AT&T said it expects to add more than 2 million new wireless customers across all of its wireless segments in the third quarter. The company added that the number of its branded voice customers also grew during the period. The news highlights what appears to be another successful quarter for AT&T following the close of the carrier's acquisition of DirecTV.
AT&Tsays that its NetBond technology is driving an array of businesses, ranging from large businesses and small to medium businesses to adopt a hybrid cloud strategy.