Frontier is taking its FrontierTV IPTV service to Durham, N.C. beginning in January, enabling it to more effectively compete with the growing threat from AT&T and Google Fiber.
Evercore ISI analysts said in a report that if AT&T winds up spending $9 billion on wireless network capital expenditures in 2015, that would represent a 20.9 percent year-over-year reduction in spending, "far worse than our initial expectations after T announced a reduced capex outlook roughly a year ago."
Verizon and AT&T Mobility remain not just far ahead of T-Mobile US and Sprint in terms of subscriber counts, but also in profitability, both on a raw basis and on a per customer basis, according to industry analyst Chetan Sharma.
AT&T Mobility last week launched its native Advanced Messaging and Video Call capabilities on its network using Rich Communication Services (RCS), but the vision of having the services work across multiple carriers remains elusive.
According to new research from Strategy Analytics, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other cable operators are outpacing AT&T, Verizon and other telco providers in the accumulation of new broadband Internet subscribers. The firm said that during the past twelve months, Comcast and Time Warner Cable accounted for 71 percent of the 3 million Americans who have signed up for broadband Internet service during the period.
According to a new report from advertising measurement company iSpot, AT&T delivered the most effective ads during the past 30 days, narrowly beating out Verizon for the wireless industry's top spot. AT&T topped iSpot's chart mainly on the strength of its 30-second "Sort of Birthday" commercial, which the firm said generated about 12.4 percent of the industry's total "digital response."
DALLAS-- 5G specifications are not fully defined yet, but experts say that they think 5G advancements-- such as longer battery life and less complex device modules-- will offer many benefits to the Internet of Things ecosystem.
With a bevy of choices available to get broadband service, consumers and businesses are more closely looking at wireline operators' network performance. We take a look at how the top providers fared in terms of network latency, throughput and availability during the third quarter.
AT&T Laboratories is asking the FCC to grant it an experimental license to test antenna technology manufactured by Tarana Wireless.
AT&T, Verizon and CenturyLink may still be dominant broadband players, but their broadband empires were challenged in the third quarter.