Verizon Wireless and Sprint far outpace AT&T and T-Mobile US when it comes to the percentage of customers with LTE-enabled smartphones who see 91 to 100 percent of their mobile usage going over LTE rather than 3G, according to a new report from Mobidia and Informa Telecoms & Media.
Time Warner Cable will soon begin selling a wideband Internet tier with speeds of 300 Mbps in Austin, Texas, where it faces competition from AT&T U-verse Internet and Google Fiber.
AT&T U-verse broadband and TV users are being hit with a number of rate increases for their video and broadband tiers.
BendBroadband informed customers that it will shutter its LTE-based wireless broadband and phone service by mid-summer and said it has already agreed to sell its spectrum to a third party it declined to name.
Google Fiber plans to explore the idea of bringing its 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service to an additional 34 cities across 9 U.S. metro areas, a move the provider decided to make in the wake of the experience it gained through deployments in Kansas City, Austin and Provo.
Broadband rivals that are marketing competing home automation services such as Comcast's Xfinity Home and AT&T's AT&T Digital Life appear to be embracing the concept of offering subscribers interoperable devices, according to an announcement from a new industry coalition called the AllSeen Alliance.
AT&T and Ciena, one of the telco's key optical networking vendor partners, are deploying a managed network monitoring service for energy vendor Itron.
Even an overgrown mouse working as a sorcerer's apprentice can be challenged to deliver better wireless service at an expansive theme park. So AT&T has worked its magic to improve communications across several Disney properties in the United States.
AT&T said it will work with cloud and computing giant IBM to developer machine-to-machine solutions for the Internet of Things, specifically for things like smart cities and utilities.
While the CEO may be the face and voice for any wireless company, a number of executives are working behind the scenes and taking the risks to develop new products and create new business units. FierceWireless highlights these rising stars and others in the wireless industry for 2014 in its fifth annual Rising Stars in Wireless feature. Read more