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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AT&T tops in wireless ad spending for August

AT&T was the top spender in the wireless business on TV advertising in August, accounting for 30 percent of the $190.2 million spent by wireless companies on commercial time. The data comes courtesy of  iSp ot.tv, which partners with  FierceWireless  every month to deliver a snapshot on how leading telecommunications companies in the wireless market are promoting themselves. 

Frontier gets Texas PUC approval for Verizon wireline asset purchase

Frontier has cleared another hurdle in its path to complete its acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas as the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved the transfer of Verizon's Southwest division's CLEC certificate to Frontier.

AT&T emerges as big TV ad spender in August

Thanks to a  FierceWireless  partnership with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.tv, we have a snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending in August.

AT&T's Lurie: Let's get 5G standards 'before we start hyping' the technology

AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie has a message for everyone that is excited to get ahead on 5G network development, with promises to bring pre-standard 5G technologies to the market: cool your jets.

AT&T beats out T-Mobile in August's wireless TV advertising spending rush

AT&T has taken over the wireless TV advertising spending crown from T-Mobile in August, says a new  FierceWireless  report--  AT&T leads wireless TV ad spending in August.  FierceWireless  is providing a monthly look at the wireless industry's advertising spending in partnership with TV advertising provider iSpot.tv.

AT&T discontinues offline viewing on its U-verse TV Everywhere service

AT&T no longer offers its U-verse TV Everywhere customers the ability to download content to their mobile device for offline viewing. Instead, users must stream all their TV Everywhere content over an Internet connection.

The top 5 wireless ads: AT&T leads wireless TV ad spending in August

FierceWireless  has partnered with TV advertising measurement firm  iSpot.tv  to bring you a monthly snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending and effectiveness.

AT&T's Stephens hints at transactional video service that can play on any device

While the telecommunications industry continues to wait for detailed mobile video plans from AT&T in the wake of its consummated merger with DirecTV, company Senior VP and CFO John Stephens described in broad terms a transactional service that would let AT&T customers easily purchase, view and authenticate programming on any device.

Comcast has a little fun, promotes X1 by mocking the AT&T-DirecTV merger

After suffering through 14 months of slings and arrows as it attempted its own mega-merger with Time Warner Cable, Comcast is experiencing life as the hammer rather than the nail.

AT&T not threatened by Apple's handset installment plan

A top AT&T executive put a positive spin on Apple's handset installment plan that the company announced earlier this week that will let customers pay Apple directly for their devices. Speaking at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference and reported in a  Seeking Alpha  transcript, AT&T SVP & CFO John Stephens said that he believes it might be a good thing for carriers because customers will be able to differentiate between what they are paying for the device and what they are paying for the service.