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Chattanooga's 'explosion' of tech growth driven by gigabit municipal fiber, mayor says

Municipal broadband was the driving force behind Chattanooga's economic revival over the past few years, according to Mayor Andy Berke. A drop in unemployment, a sustained rise in wages and a boost in the manufacturing and tech sectors have all taken place over the last three years, and the city is seeing a minor boom in tech startups.

AT&T raises the bar for Plenti customers ahead of launch of 'thanks'

AT&T has begun telling customers that it's reining in its "Plenti" rewards program just weeks before it launches its "thanks" campaign.

AT&T and Loudoun County, Virginia, residents tangle over network building placement

AT&T has found itself defending against claims from Loudoun County, Virginia residents over claims that the telco's planned building extension is going to be a new data center.

AT&T-backed Ellation to launch multichannel video platform

The OTT video company Ellation announced a new multichannel video platform in a move that could pave the way for AT&T to expand its media offerings.

Google Fiber eyes Dallas as its next FTTH destination

Google Fiber  is looking at Dallas as the next destination for its 1  Gbps   FTTH  service journey, laying a challenge to AT&T's  established  FTTH  network.

AT&T launches Wi-Fi calling on the LG G4

AT&T today launched Wi-Fi calling on the LG G4, marking the first time its Android customers will be able to access the feature. The offering will be extended to other Android devices "soon," AT&T said.

AT&T's Cicconi: Fiber, tower infrastructure is the secret sauce for 5G

AT&T (NYSE: T), like its other wireless competitors, is keen on the future capabilities that 5G wireless will bring. But in order to support those rollouts, which will be driven on small cells, the service provider will need access to various local infrastructure platforms.

MoffettNathanson: Net neutrality ruling could temper the pursuit of Yahoo by Verizon, AT&T

The FCC's net neutrality win in a Washington, D.C., federal appeals court could dampen the enthusiasm of Verizon and AT&T in their pursuit of Yahoo, according to MoffettNathanson.

AT&T says fusion splicing will reduce installation costs, activation time

Simply put, fusion splicing is the process of fusing or welding two fibers together, usually by an electric arc. What's compelling about splicing for AT&T and other providers that are going into existing buildings is that it provides for the lowest loss and least reflectance as well as the strongest and reliable joint between two fibers.

AT&T, Chernin Group's Ellation to launch new anime, gaming and tech-focused channel

Ellation, an OTT video company whose major funding comes from Otter Media—the joint venture of AT&T and The Chernin Group—is launching a new multichannel video platform targeted straight at millennials.