AT&T has wasted no time responding to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's call to revamp the way special access data services are regulated, arguing that new rules will stifle investment.
The Kudelski Group has filed a counter patent infringement lawsuit against Yahoo through its OpenTV Inc. subsidiary, alleging the foundering search and Internet media giant has improperly treaded on 10 patents through its Yahoo Smart TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Yahoo TV, Yahoo fantasy gaming businesses and the defunct Yahoo Screen.
The FCC's upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz airwaves likely won't generate as much money as last year's auction of AWS-3 spectrum, according to Evercore ISI analysts.
Verizon wireline workers represented by the Communications Workers of America and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have threatened to go on strike Wednesday if the two sides can't come to an agreement.
Charles McKee, VP of government affairs for federal and state regulatory at Sprint (NYSE: S), said that incumbent local exchange carriers' control over special access connections has "cost...
Verizon and AT&T will likely report slowing growth during the first quarter, according to analysts at Evercore ISI, while Sprint's creative accounting will help the beleaguered carrier avoid bankruptcy for at least the next few months. And T-Mobile will probably post even larger subscriber gains that it had predicted.
Verizon today announced that new or upgrading customers will be eligible to receive three free months of HBO Now service-- a noteworthy offer considering the 6th season of HBO's popular Game of Thrones series is schedule to start later this month. Verizon's new promotion also stands as a counter to similar content offerings from T-Mobile US for MLB.TV Premium access and Sprint for Amazon Prime access.
Verizon is reportedly set to bid on Yahoo's Internet business next week, while Google is still mulling an offer and AT&T is set to sit out.
The cable industry's top lobbying orgs sharply criticized a proposal announced by Verizon and INCOMPAS to regulate special access services.
Verizon and Incompas have developed a proposal to regulate special access services, signaling that at least one large ILEC wants to come to an agreement following a decade long debate.