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AT&T: 700 MHz interoperability proposal unnecessary, unprecedented

AT&T struck back at 700 MHz A-Block licensees that are pushing the FCC to mandate that AT&T use Band 12, rather than Band 17, to provide LTE services using 700 MHz spectrum.

Verizon, AT&T gained while rivals struggled in Q2

Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility solidified their dominance of the U.S. wireless market during the second quarter of 2012, with each reporting overall gains in postpaid subscribers and churn below 1 percent.

DDoS: AT&T isn't the only carrier at risk of attack

While AT&T's issue with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack on Wednesday appears to have affected only one or two regions and has been fixed, a DNS expert warns that carriers like AT&T need to better guard their networks against such attacks.

Despite carrier enthusiasm, toll-free data plans face hurdles

Wireless carriers have been buzzing about the potential of toll-free data plans. I'm not saying that such plans cannot happen or will not happen. However, there are clearly technical and commercial hurdles to making toll-free plans a reality.  All of this and more is explored in a new feature I've written on the topic.

AT&T reports DDoS attack on its DNS servers

AT&T on Wednesday said it suffered a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its DNS (Domain Name System) servers resulting in service disruptions for a number of its enterprise customers.

Verizon closer to wrapping LTE blitz as it hits 75% coverage

Verizon Wireless, already the operator with the most LTE customers in the world, is quickly closing in on its goal to replicate its 3G footprint with LTE. The operator said it will add 34 new LTE markets today and expand service in 38 others, bringing its total coverage to 371 U.S. markets.

South Korean operators lobby Apple for LTE-enabled iPhone

With rampant rumors that Apple's upcoming iPhone 5, or whatever it is going to be called, will include LTE connectivity, South Korea's two largest mobile operators want to ensure it will work on their LTE frequencies.

AT&T's Stephens: We'll cash in on LTE investment

AT&T Mobility expects to see a significant increase in data traffic once its LTE network buildout is complete next year, but the company is ready to rake in revenue when that happens, according to AT&T CFO John Stephens.

LRG: Pay TV subscriber losses in Q2 2012 'nearly identical' to Q2 2011

Cable operators, telcos and satellite TV providers lost a total of 325,710 video subscribers during the second quarter, or about 1,000 more than the 324,403 subscribers that the industry dropped during the same period last year, according to Leichtman Research Group.

AT&T leads U.S. Ethernet sales, Vertical Systems Group says

AT&T continues to dominate the U.S. Ethernet services market in terms of port shares sold, according to Vertical Systems Group's mid-year Business Ethernet Leaderboard.