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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NFV software to drive rapid growth to $15B by 2020, research firm says

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Wireless industry insiders in the U.S. love to argue about carrier factors such as promotional campaigns, ARPU and price per gigabyte (as evidenced by  the recent dust-up  regarding Verizon's recent price hikes). But a new research note from MoffettNathanson argues investors shouldn't pay too much attention to those variables when it comes to picking carrier stocks.

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Barclays: Staid Q2 could precede active second half of 2016

U.S. carriers were more concerned about fully monetizing their existing users than they were about poaching rivals from the competition during the second quarter of 2016, Barclays analysts say, which likely means the market will remain relatively unchanged from the first quarter. But the space could heat up in a major way during the second half of the year.

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SK Telecom jumps on LoRa roaming bandwagon

Joining several European operators in their ambitions, SK Telecom wants to set up a global Internet of Things roaming network based on LoRa.