AT&T is keeping its foot on the fiber-to-the-premises pedal to stay ahead of Charter and Comcast, announcing that it has launched 1 Gbps services for residential and business customers in parts of El Paso and San Diego.
Tony Goncalves, AT&T senior VP of strategy and business development, described the pay-TV industry's dabble into skinny bundling as a trend that cannot last.
AT&T has been working with the MEF to drive consensus on how service providers should interconnect their Ethernet networks, but the initial challenge is understanding what element of Ethernet each carrier partner has.
A group of consumer watchdogs has filed a complaint with the FCC, alleging that Comcast, AT&T and Cablevision are violating customer privacy through addressable advertising schemes on pay-TV set-tops.
FierceWireless has partnered with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.tv to bring you a monthly snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending and digital engagement. The results are for the top five biggest spenders among wireless industry brands in May.
DALLAS-- AT&T and Comcast often don't agree on much, but the telco and cable MSO say that the FCC's proposals on special access could actually hinder a market where there's already plenty of service choices.
AT&T confirmed that it is offering a new promotion in select states across the country that will allow its DirecTV customers to get a free iPhone 6s and up to five additional iPhone 6s devices for 50 percent off. The offer launched last month and will run through the end of this month.
DALLAS-- AT&T's Ethernet footprint expansion is being complemented with a group of higher speed 40G and 100G speeds that are starting to be adopted by more of the carrier's customer base, whose bandwidth needs are exceeding initial expectations.
AT&T and its video programming partner, The Chernin Group, are readying the launch of a new subscription-based mobile video service themed around anime, video games and niche action sports, Variety reports.
DALLAS-- AT&T says that is on track to virtualize even more of its network functions onto software this year, a sign that it's inching closer to meeting its goal of virtualizing 75 percent of its network by 2020.