AT&T officially launched its U-verse with GigaPower 1 Gbps fiber to the home service in Austin, but customers who want the $70 a month option must agree to have their Internet searches tracked.
AT&T and Verizon collectively saw strong gains in their next-gen U-verse and FiOS service portfolios, adding a total of 828,000 subscribers during the third quarter. But overall growth in the broadband market has slipped, a Leichtman Research Group study finds.
AT&T has set an ambitious goal to expand its U-verse broadband to about 57 million locations by 2015 by upgrading its last mile network with more IP DSLAMs and VDSL2.
AT&T has begun a hiring drive in Connecticut to take on 30 workers to support its growing mix of broadband, cloud and wireless services in the state.
Los Angeles is joining the municipal 1 Gbps fiber to the home trend with the goal of attracting a large service provider like AT&T to run a network that will serve both residents and businesses, reports ars technica.
AT&T has provided a bit more clarity about its 1 Gbps fiber to the home launch, announcing that the service will be available in "mid 2014" in parts of Austin, where it will challenge Google Fiber.
AT&T has turned its hiring drive to Wisconsin where it is looking hire 90 people, including 80 technicians, to support the growth of its U-verse TV and broadband services in the state.
AT&T is continuing to ramp up its employee base in North Carolina with a new hiring drive to fill 100 job posts, including about 30 new technician and retail positions, as it expands wireline and wireless services throughout the state.
AT&T's wireline revenue continues to benefit from the growth of U-verse, and the third quarter was no different. Driven by an uptick in both residential and SMB subscribers, Q3 2013 U-verse revenue rose 28.1 percent to $3.1 billion.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--AT&T's ultimate goal to transition from TDM to an IP and cloud-capable company will be centered around giving customers a consistent experience regardless of the device or communications medium they use.