AT&T has been promising for some months that it is going to use wireless to expand its broadband footprint where applicable--including, especially, rural areas where it is not feasible to install wireline infrastructure. The carrier apparently took a step in that direction when it agreed to purchase the U.S. retail wireless operations of Atlantic Tele-Network (ATNI).
AT&T Mobility said it will acquire Atlantic Tele-Network's retail wireless business, which still operates under the Alltel brand, for $780 million, in a deal that could give AT&T more spectrum holdings in key bands.
Atlantic-Tele Network, which earlier this year purchased for $200 million Alltel assets divested by Verizon Wireless ( NYSE:VZ ), plans to keep the Alltel brand and maintain many of the company's
Juniper Networks, the fixed-line router giant that recently jumped into the wireless packet core market by declaring it has developed its own solution, got its foot into the wireless industry's door
Once again, Verizon's Q3 '09 earnings were a story of losses and gains. During the third quarter, Verizon's profit came out ahead of analyst expectations as profit only declined 'a
Independent telco Windstream Communications has filed a $7 million lawsuit against its former parent firm and fellow Arkansas company Alltel, which is now owned by Verizon Wireless. The lawsuit stems
This morning Verizon announced its fourth quarter 2008 earnings were up 15 percent. The company missed its expected earnings per share of 62 cents by a penny. FiOS was a record quarter, while
Is being loved by a shouter a good thing? If Jim Cramer of "Mad Money" stock picking fame is the one yelling, and the screams are about how he likes Verizon's 6.1 percent dividend yield, then the
Motorola has released a WiFi-enabled handset, the MOTO Q 11 smartphone, that bundles Boingo's connection software and service. Boingo Mobile identifies WiFi hot spots that are part of the Boingo WiFi
AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Alltel, T-Mobile USA and other telecom service providers are sizing up the impact of Hurricane Gustav on their networks in and around Louisiana, and so far, there appear