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 begins deploying GigaPower in Louisville, Kentucky

AT&T is continuing its shift into competitive mode when it comes to gigabit services, and is moving forward with its deployment of GigaPower into Louisville, Kentucky. Local news sources reported sighting the carrier's around the city, with AT&T confirming that its technicians are installing fiber in various neighborhoods.

RNC, DNC represent big opportunities for operators to strut their stuff

In our  latest  FierceWirelessTech  feature, we take a look at what major U.S. wireless operators are doing to enhance coverage and capacity for this month's Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia.

AT&T teams with Squadle to bring the IoT to fast food chains

AT&T said it will partner with Squadle to deliver IoT offerings aimed at fast food chains. The carrier will provide connectivity to "help streamline restaurant management" by remotely monitoring tasks, inventories and refrigerator and freezer temperatures through AT&T Control Center, its IoT platform.

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mo and Sprint boost capacity, coverage for Republican, Democratic conventions

All four of the U.S. nationwide wireless carriers say they've made the necessary preparations to handle the spike in traffic that will happen when delegates convene for the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland July 18-21 and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia July 25-28. Each city is expected to play host to about 50,000 attendees.

AT&T, CenturyLink sound off on legacy voice transition, BDS rules

With the Federal Communications Commission proposing a streamlined process for migrating legacy, copper-based voice services to newer IP-based infrastructure, incumbent telcos including AT&T and CenturyLink are hoping to guide that process a bit.

Cricket expands retail presence with 400 Sam's Club locations

Cricket continued to grow its retail footprint with the addition of more than 400 Sam's Club locations.

AT&T analysis highlights differences between 28 GHz, 37/39 GHz

AT&T directed its engineers to conduct a thorough analysis on the 28 GHz and 37/39 GHz bands, and the results show what its preliminary calculations suggested: to achieve the same performance results, a carrier using 37-39 GHz spectrum will require about 50 percent more spectrum than a carrier deploying in the 28 GHz band.

AT&T stays ahead of Comcast threat with Indianapolis 1 Gig launch

AT&T has launched 1 Gbps service for residential and business customers in Indianapolis, signaling another move by the telco to keep apace of competitive threats from Comcast as it introduces similar service over its hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network.

AT&T solicits developers to spur tower competition: MoffettNathanson

Mobile network operators are increasingly pressuring tower companies to lower their fees and make it easier for carriers to maintain their antennas. And at least one major carrier is openly soliciting developers to build new towers close to existing structures to cut costs, according to MoffettNathanson Research.

AT&T presses for multiple licensees in 28 GHz band

AT&T said it's a big supporter of multiple licensees in the 28 GHz band, which it called a seminal band for 5G deployment and one that will be critical to early 5G deployment.