AT&T has sued Brightlink Communications, an Atlanta-based wholesale telecommunications provider, claiming that it owes AT&T over $467,000 in unpaid charges for VoIP services that it provided to Brightlink to resell to its customers.
As the wireline segment of the telecom industry continues to evolve, so has the pay of its ranking executives, and this year was no different. In our new feature, 15 highest paid CEOs in wireline in 2013 , we chronicle the salaries and compensation of the highest-paid individuals in our coverage segment.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson tops the list, earning $22.01 million in total compensation in 2012.
Google Fiber said it will expand its broadband and pay TV service to the Kansas City suburb of Shawnee, where it will compete with Time Warner Cable, AT&T and cable overbuilder SureWest.
Google Fiber on Thursday said that it is extending its fiber to the home service into Shawnee, Kan., where it will take on established telcos AT&T and Verizon.
AT&T agreed to carry a new college sports network that ESPN and the Southeastern Conference will launch in August 2014 on its U-verse TV systems, setting the stage for a distribution battle with Comcast, Cox, Charter Communications and other distributors with systems in states with SEC schools.
AT&T's Western division has ratified a four-year agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 9 covering more than 17,000 wireline employees in California and Nevada.
If one word could sum up the top priority at AT&T it would be broadband, from both a wireline and wireless perspective, according to Chuck Kalamek, vice president of research for AT&T Labs.
Reduced auction revenues, a funding shortfall for FirstNet, an increased spectrum deficit and higher consumer wireless bills would be some of the ramifications of placing bidding restrictions on AT&T and Verizon Wireless in upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction, according to new research.
Verizon Wireless is proceeding with plans to commercially introduce voice over LTE (VoLTE) in 2014, said an executive with the carrier's parent company.