AT&T is bringing its U-verse data, voice and video product suite to the Greater Montgomery, Ala., area, a deployment made possible by its Project Velocity IP (VIP) initiative.
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's consumer wireline segment continues to be driven by U-verse growth and the first quarter of 2014 was no exception, with revenues growing 28.3 percent year-over-year to $3.5 billion.
Communities that fit the bill might be in line for U-verse ultra-fast broadband from AT&T. The carrier said it's looking at up to 100 candidate cities and municipalities, including 21 major metropolitan areas, as places to put its U-verse GigaPower service with broadband speeds up to 1 Gbps.
AT&T's plans to start replacing conventional telephone wireline service with U-verse VoIP are hitting resistance from consumers who, apparently, like the old way of doing things and are making sure that regulators know it.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' blog post supporting stronger net neutrality and chiding broadband ISPs brought forth a response from AT&T's Jim Cicconi, senior vice president of external and legislative affairs for AT&T, who called Hastings "arrogant" for suggesting "everyone else should pay but Netflix."
AT&T is giving its consumer and business users in Alabama access to more of its next-gen service set, investing more than $1.35 billion in its local networks between 2011 and 2013.
AT&T's CFO John Stephens said that as it extends its Project VIP footprint into more markets, AT&T will be able to expand the growth of U-verse broadband and video.
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.
AT&T has lit up 54 multi-tenant office buildings in Louisiana as part of its fiber to the building drive, extending fiber-based services to over 2,600 business customer locations in the state.