AT&T is increasing the speeds for customers that are on its U-verse network to 24/3 Mbps, up from 18/1.5 Mbps, according to a Broadband DSL Reports article.
AT&T did not take too long to respond to Google Fiber's much anticipated move to make Austin the next stop on its fiber network train, saying it will bring 1 Gbps service to the city, too. But can the carrier realistically do such a thing?
As expected, Google Fiber's next stop will be Austin, Texas; not quite so expected is the news that AT&T will match the 1 Gbps service with one of its own.
It took AT&T less than a few hours to announce it also plans to offer a 1 Gbps fiber to the home service following Google Fiber's highly anticipated announcement in Austin, Texas.
Google confirmed Tuesday that it will launch its Google Fiber and pay TV service in Austin, Texas, by mid-2014, where it'll challenge incumbent triple-play providers Time Warner Cable and AT&T.
AT&T and Boingo Wireless announced a reciprocal Wi-Fi roaming deal that will give AT&T subscribers access to Boingo's global network of Wi-Fi hotspots in major international airports. Additionally, Boingo customers traveling in the United States will get access to AT&T's Wi-Fi hotspot network throughout the country, including at airports, restaurants, sporting arenas and retail locations.
AT&T Mobility missed its planned March launch of its Digital Life home automation service, and the company is staying mum on when it will roll out the service and why the launch was delayed.
After struggling for more than a decade to sell software that could power cable set-tops, Microsoft said Monday that it agreed to sell its Mediaroom software platform to Swedish technology vendor Ericsson.
AT&T could be looking at a way to add some form of online streaming to its U-verse IPTV service. And it wouldn't necessarily be the carrier's creation.
AT&T has updated much of its network to accommodate deployment of HSPA+ metrocells around the country, but the rollout of more advanced multi-standard metrocells is at least a year away, according to the senior executive heading up the program.