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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Gigabit connections to rise tenfold in 2016, says Deloitte

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.

Wells Fargo: Verizon, T-Mobile to lead in handset subscriber adds in Q4, outpacing AT&T's losses

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.

FirstNet releases final RFP for deployment of public safety broadband network

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.

Moody's: AT&T's new unlimited plans could hinder long-term data revenue growth

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 says CLECs misunderstand special access terms, rates

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.

Verizon wants to shut down postpaid calling card, personal 800 services

Verizon has asked the FCC for permission to stop offering postpaid calling card and personal 800 services offered via its MCI subsidiary, illustrating the ongoing decline of legacy services as customers turn to alternative wireline and wireless options.

AT&T snags 5-year cloud transition contract with the FCC

AT&T has won a five-year contract to assist the FCC in migrating its business processes to the cloud, furthering the public sector's overall move to meet their "Cloud First" mandates.

AT&T to lose 300,000 phone subscribers in Q4, but margins will rise, Wells Fargo predicts

Wells Fargo Securities adjusted its estimates for AT&T ahead of the carrier's fourth quarter earnings report, predicting the carrier will post fewer postpaid adds than previously expected due to less aggressive promotions than in recent years, but higher EBITDA margins.

AT&T's Lurie talks IoT leadership, 5G hype and drops hints about mobile video future

The early champion behind AT&T's IoT efforts is Glenn Lurie, the former head of the company's emerging devices business and the current president and CEO of AT&T Mobility. Lurie sat down with Sue Marek, editor in chief, in Las Vegas to talk about the company's IoT efforts, the formation of the Smart Cities Alliance and its highly anticipated mobile video play. The following is an edited excerpt of their chat.

AT&T, nation's 2nd largest advertiser, launches IoT-themed 'Your Network' ad campaign

AT&T will kick off an aggressive new ad campaign with a 60-second spot during tonight's College Football Championship broadcast, according to Advertising Age.