AT&T signed an agreement with Rural Media Group to carry RFD-TV on U-verse, making it clear that the service provider doesn't want rural subscribers to stand in the way of its $48.5 billion takeover of DirecTV.
LAS VEGAS-- AT&T Mobility is partnering with Telefónica for a limited trial of AT&T's Digital Life home security and automation service in Europe. The trial represents the first time AT&T has expanded Digital Life outside of the U.S., where it is currently available in more than 80 markets.
LAS VEGAS--AT&T Mobility's Cricket prepaid brand will start selling its service along with smartphones and accessories in more than 2,800 GameStop retail stores nationwide beginning in October.
AT&T has added another element to its cloud strategy by establishing a partnership with Box that it says will enable it to deliver a variety of cloud-based storage and mobility solutions to a mix of small to medium businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises.
Level 3 is moving to up the ante with competitors like AT&T by expanding its local fiber and on-net building footprint in Alpharetta, Ga., one of the Atlanta metro area's key technology hubs.
Orange Business has maintained its lead over BT Global in the global Ethernet market Vertical Systems Group's 2013 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard.
AT&T Mobility said it has hit its goal of reaching 300 million covered POPs with LTE several months ahead of its target.
AT&T has named St. Louis, Mo., as the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband GigaPower service for local consumers and businesses, continuing a string of new cities where it plans to deliver the new product.
AT&T's Kris Rinne, senior vice president of network technology for AT&T Labs, will retire at the end of November. AT&T spokesman Mark Siegel said that Rinne will be succeeded by Tom Keathley, who has been appointed senior vice president of network and product planning. Keathley will be based in Atlanta and report to Krish Prabu, president of AT&T Labs and chief technology officer of AT&T Services.
Verizon is signaling that it's ready to take another stab at the home automation market with a new service.