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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AT&T said it will bring FTTH to 2M homes if DirecTV gets approved

AT&T has made another concession to get regulatory approval of its $48.5 million proposal to acquire DirecTV by promising that it would extend fiber to the home (FTTH) services to more locations.

FCC bars package bidding in 600 MHz auction, dealing another blow to Verizon and AT&T

The FCC has decided against allowing package bidding in next year's planned incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum, moving against Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility, which had argued that package bidding would be a more efficient way to conduct the auction.

AT&T: DirecTV buy will save it 20% on programming costs

AT&T told the federal government Tuesday that its proposed acquisition of DirecTV will give it the leverage it needs to cut spiraling program costs by 20 percent.

AT&T forecasts strong Q2 U-verse results during traditionally slow season and fewer DSL migrations

AT&T has issued an upbeat second-quarter 2014 forecast about its U-verse broadband and TV results during what is typically a challenging quarter.

Cricket's Van Burskirk talks Cricket's retail presence, the future of Muve and more

Earlier this month, AT&T unveiled its new Cricket prepaid service with a new tagline, price plans and store design. At the launch event held in a model Cricket store in suburban Atlanta, Sue Marek,  FierceWireless  editor in chief, talked with Jennifer Van Buskirk, president of Cricket Wireless about the company's revamped service.

AT&T expects 800,000 postpaid subscriber adds in Q2, 3.2M Next additions

AT&T Mobility forecasted sharply higher postpaid subscriber additions for the second quarter than it had in the year-ago period, and also said it expects more customers than ever before to buy smartphones via its Next handset upgrade program.

AT&T says broadband bundles will drive U-verse TV numbers

Being bundled with broadband high-speed data will boost AT&T U-verse television going into the second quarter of the fiscal year, the carrier predicted in an update on its Project VIP network investment. The bundle, in fact, "reinforces the strategic rationale of AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV," the company said.

AT&T dedicates $800M to increase Oklahoma U-verse, on-net fiber footprint

AT&T has allocated nearly $800 million to expand its U-verse and on-net fiber footprint to more business locations in Oklahoma, relfecting its dedication to completing its multi-billion dollar Project VIP initiative.

AT&T wins $10.4M cloud-based 911 service contract for the U.S. Navy

AT&T Government Solutions has been awarded a $10.4 million contract by the U.S. Navy to provide its cloud-based 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide. 

Shareholder files class action suit against AT&T and DirecTV

Claiming that $49 billion is not enough to pay for a satellite TV programming service "on the rise," a Los Angeles shareholder has filed a class action suit against AT&T and DirecTV over their proposed merger.