AT&T hopes to stop offering a host of operator assisted services this year, including collect calling, signaling the ongoing decline in once-essential legacy telephone services.
A number of AT&T wireline customers in Pompano Beach, Fla., have been without service for almost 10 days after a construction company cut into severed one of the telco's area cables.
Canonical announced AT&T will use its open source Ubuntu OS in enterprise, cloud and networking applications across its businesses, marking a major win that could eventually help Canonical's smartphone efforts.
Narrowband LTE and LTE-M are a couple of the new versions of the LTE Release 13 standard that are being touted for their ability to make cellular-enabled IoT devices less expensive. In fact, a top AT&T executive said that he believes that sub-$5 cellular modules are coming soon thanks to the proliferation of these versions of LTE.
AT&T is aware that cable operators are trying to give their customers access to video services inside and outside the home, but Glen Lurie, president and CEO of AT&T Mobility, says that the industry segment lacks one thing: wide-area wireless.
Driven by telco and cable providers like AT&T and Comcast, the number of gigabit Internet connections is projected to rise tenfold to 10 million by the end of year, with residential connections accounting for about 70 percent of the total, says Deloitte Global.
Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint will all report relatively solid postpaid subscriber adds in the fourth quarter, according to a forecast from Wells Fargo Securities, while AT&T will see a net loss in postpaid handset subscribers.
After more than a year of dialogue with public safety and industry, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) has issued its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the deployment of a nationwide broadband network dedicated to public safety.
AT&T's new unlimited data service plan is likely to attract customers to both its wireless and DirecTV businesses, Moody's analysts said in a research note, but it may also hinder long-term growth of mobile data revenues.
AT&T has responded to the FCC's investigation of its special access pricing regime, saying that competitive service providers' allegations that it locks-in certain volume-related commitments are false.