AT&T said it does not intend to make a takeover offer for U.K.-based carrier Vodafone, quashing months of speculation that AT&T might make a move on the operator.
Vodafone is reportedly in talks with the owners of Spanish cable operator Ono and could announce a deal in the next few weeks, according to Bloomberg.
AT&T's CEO Randall Stephenson has reportedly made use of the World Economic Forum in Davos to discuss various regulatory issues with European regulators including M&A, although on Monday the US operator denied rumours that it intends to made a bid for Vodafone.
AT&T said Thursday that it counts more than 100,000 U-verse TV subscribers in the Kansas City area, where it competes against Time Warner Cable and Google Fiber.
AT&T is bringing its U-verse TV and broadband service to McAllen and Mission, Texas, as part of its ongoing Project Velocity IP (VIP) effort to enhance its IP-based wireline networks.
Verizon Communications says it wants to be more open about how it shares information with law enforcement and its release of its Transparency Report is a step in that direction.
Comcast said Thursday that it signed a wide-ranging contract with the San Francisco 49ers which will see it provide free Wi-Fi access during NFL games and concerts, a 10-Gig Ethernet connection and a cloud-based voice and unified communications service for employees.
AT&T plans to double the number of people covered by its GigaPower Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network service this year in Austin after initial sales of the product exceeded its expectations.
AT&T said sales of a new 300 Mbps broadband service that it has been pitching for several weeks to subscribers in Austin have exceeded expectations. But the telco didn't detail how many customers have ordered its new GigaPower service.
While LTE is successfully providing faster services at lower cost in new spectrum, LTE Advanced takes things further by maximising capacity in hot-spots, improving coverage and service quality--particularly at the cell edges. LTE Advanced, with features standardised in 3GPP Releases 10 and 11 optimises the coexistence of large and small cells by coordinating them. These techniques are, unsurprisingly, needed most where demands are high and spectrum holdings are short.