Led by Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and CEO, AT&T is the product of the former SBC’s 2005 acquisition of its one-time parent AT&T and later fellow RBOC BellSouth. In the wireline segment, AT&T has been aggressively expanding its rollout of both IP-based business services (Ethernet and VPN) and consumer broadband and video (U-verse IPTV and broadband service).

(Source: Yahoo!)AT&T's Wireline segment provides voice services, including local and long-distance services, calling card, 1-800 services, conference calling, wholesale switched access service, caller ID, call waiting, and voice mail services; and application management, security service, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. This segment also offers data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, data equipment, and U-verse services; high-speed connections comprising private lines, packet, dedicated Internet, and enterprise networking services, as well as DSL/broadband, dial-up Internet access, and WiFi products; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. In addition, its Advertising solutions segment publishes yellow and white pages directories, and sells directory advertising and Internet-based advertising and local search.



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COMPTEL advocates for special access reform to promote broadband competition

Competitive carriers organization COMPTEL says the FCC's special access reform needs to address that their measures should drive new competition in the wireline and wireless broadband industry...

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AT&T said it is currently testing fixed wireless local loop technology in select areas of the country with local residents who want to try the service, including in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas and Virginia, and is seeing speeds of around 15 to 25 Mbps.

AT&T adds managed Internet services to on-demand network, names more virtualization vendor partners

AT&T has added managed service as the latest feature of its on-demand service capability, giving business customers an option to adjust and add network capabilities as needed.

AT&T: Sprint and T-Mobile are offering Wi-Fi calling 'in defiance' of FCC rules

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's Schaeffer: Our interconnections with AT&T, Verizon are nearly congestion free

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: U.S. businesses suffered 43M security incidents in 2014, up 48 percent

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 spreads DirecTV's Audience Network to U-verse, adds 6 million viewers to channel's audience base

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 says TDM, IP-based special access competition from cable, CLEC is rising

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 serves up Microsoft ExpressRoute, Azure Government Cloud for business customers

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.

Analysts: U.S. wireless industry revenues to expand 4% in 2016; T-Mobile seen as the victor

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.