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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Verizon accepts FCC's invitation, seeks TTY waiver for VoIP calls

Following rival AT&T, Verizon is now asking the FCC for a waiver of text telephony (TTY)-related requirements for its IP-enabled wireless services, and it wants the same conditions granted to AT&T.

Google Fiber cites San Jose as next 1 Gbps FTTH stop

Google Fiber is in the process of seeking permission from San Jose city council to build two "fiber huts," signaling that the Silicon Valley city could be the next stop on its FTTH journey.

Juniper's Rahim: AT&T was a landmark win for our Contrail platform in Q3

Juniper sees its recent win at AT&T for its Contrail SDN product set gave it confidence about the service provider market, but also validates its strategy that's getting interest from other service providers.

AT&T adds 26K DirecTV subs in Q3 as focus shifts to 'lower content cost platform'

AT&T reported net U.S. subscriber growth in the third quarter of 26,000 for DirecTV, as the company shifted focus for video service sales to its new satellite TV acquisition.

AT&T extends fiber to over 950K business locations, enhances on-demand Ethernet reach

AT&T has installed fiber to over 950,000 buildings in its wireline territory, nearing its goal to reach a total of 1 million buildings, the carrier reported as part of its third-quarter earnings.

AT&T leans on prepaid, connected devices for subscriber growth in Q3

AT&T Mobility added far fewer postpaid customers in the third quarter than it did a year ago but saw a resurgence in its prepaid business, notching the best quarterly prepaid subscriber additions in nearly eight years.

AT&T's Lurie: 'We should not be nervous' about U.S. status in 5G leadership

Anyone who's concerned the U.S. is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to 5G should just chill out, according to AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie.

TDS says its rate-of-change expenses are higher due to lack of wholesale competition

TDS may be a sizeable wireline telco, but in areas where it operates as a competitive provider serving businesses it faces a number of challenges in getting access to wholesale services from other larger ILECs like AT&T and Verizon.

U-verse still on the brink of blackout with Tribune after one-day extension

After agreeing to another short-term contract extension, 24 Tribune Media-owned network affiliates remain on AT&T U-verse.

AT&T's Lurie, CTIA's Baker see great promise in Internet of Things, but warn over over-regulation

AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie and CTIA President Meredith Attwell Baker said that several different elements need to come together to enable the United States to fully take advantage of the Internet of Things, including more spectrum, security and infrastructure and a light-touch regulatory environment that lets wireless companies invest.