Who are the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry? FierceTelecom examines the salary and compensation rates of chief executives at 15 publicly traded service providers. (Image source: iStockPhoto )
AT&T Southwest has reached a new tentative contract agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 6 affecting its wireline workers, days after negotiations resumed in the wake of a previous tentative offer being rejected by District 6 membership.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson credits Apple's iPhone with making the operator realize it needed to change its network architecture and massively boost its spectrum holdings.
In an era of scarce capital, the U.S. communications industry is making a remarkable investment in our country's infrastructure. In 2011, wireline, wireless and cable companies spent a total of $66 billion on their networks. But while all of that is encouraging, there is still room for improvement.
One of the most notable things about AT&T's $14 billion Project Velocity IP expansion program announced this week is the size and scope of the project, not just the dollar figure attached to it, but also the comprehensive nature of its mission.
With the Q3 earnings season well underway, FierceTelecom is there covering all of the action on the major service providers, vendors and integrators in the wireline telecom industry.
The FCC announced a new initiative to measure the performance of the nation's mobile broadband networks. The effort will help consumers evaluate claims by providers such as Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility and others about the speeds of their respective networks.
As we enter the second quarter earnings season, FierceTelecom takes a look at the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry. In our new feature, The 15 highest-paid CEOs in
Verizon's ( NYSE: VZ ) wireline story in Q1 2012 was again a tale in which the carrier saw gains from next-gen consumer services like FiOS data and TV and business services like cloud and Ethernet, but
Sprint's ( NYSE: S ) wireline segment continued to struggle in Q4 2011, but the provider held down losses as revenues declined less than 1 percent on a sequential basis to $1.1 billion. Revenues fell