AT&T has been named one of the leaders on Gartner's "Magic Quadrant for Asia/Pacific Network Service Providers 2012 Report," illustrating the telco's ongoing drive to serve multinational corporations (MNCs) that have global offices in in key Asia Pacific regions.
Sales of WiFi gear to service providers such as Cablevision helped Cisco more than double its Wi-Fi revenue during the quarter ending Jan. 26, the company said Wednesday.
Cisco is rethinking the way it wants to sell set-top boxes, preferring an IP-based model with software and features integrated into the cloud, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said in an analyst call Wednesday to discuss the company's most recent quarterly earnings.
AT&T can claim the U.S. LTE speed title with its customers enjoying average download speeds of 13 Mbps, far outpacing data speeds experienced by customers of its leading LTE rivals. Regional operator MetroPCS, on the other hand, limped along in last place with LTE download speeds of 1.2 Mbps, according to an industry vendor.
Patent holding company Intellectual Ventures is accusing AT&T, CenturyLink and Windstream of violating several of its patents related to DSL technology in a lawsuit that was filed last week.
AT&T, CenturyLink and Windstream have become embroiled in a patent battle with Intellectual Ventures, a patent holding company, over a number of its DSL patents.
FierceTelecom 's sister publication FierceWireless is counting down the top eight rising stars in the wireless industry. Sue Marek, editor-in-chief of FierceMarkets' Telecom Group, says the key characteristic this year's honorees have in common is that they are the "risk-takers and the innovators who we believe are worth watching in the coming year."
Shared-data plans make for more satisfied customers when it comes to an operator's customer-care service, according to a fresh report from J.D. Power.
Consumers continue to enjoy their broadband connection, a fact that ABI Research says will drive revenue growth in that market through 2018.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said he is not worried about continued inroads that are being made by over-the-top video providers. "If the world moves to the OTT video model, that doesn't keep me awake at night," he said. "Our money is made off the broadband product … The consumer who acquires video off our broadband is not a bad model for us."