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AT&T launches Blueprint targeted ad platform

AT&T is pitching media buyers a new targeted advertising platform that uses data it collects from the homes of U-verse TV subscribers, mobile phone customers and Internet customers, along with third party data.

LRG: Cable gained 800,000 broadband subscribers in Q1 2013

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications and other major MSOs gained about 800,000 high-speed Internet subscribers in the first quarter, which represented 82 percent of the broadband subscriber growth they reported this time last year, Leichtman Research Group said Tuesday.

Carriers respond to service disruptions in wake of Oklahoma tornado

In the wake of a deadly tornado that tore through Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday, wireless carriers are responding to aid the victims and restore service. Dozens were killed and scores more were injured as a result of the tornado.

Ericsson to shop Mediaroom platform to cable operators

In today's spotlight,  FierceIPTV  talks to Ericsson CTO Vish Nandlall about how the technology vendor will market the Mediaroom set-top software platform that it has agreed to acquire from Microsoft.

AT&T turns up hiring for South Carolina's wireline and wireless workforce

AT&T is enhancing its South Carolina network staff with plans to hire 70 new employees as it looks to expand both its wireless LTE network and wireline U-verse services throughout the state.

T-Mobile's MetroPCS drops net neutrality lawsuit, leaving Verizon to challenge rules alone

Now that it's owned by T-Mobile US, MetroPCS has decided to drop its lawsuit against the FCC's net neutrality rules for wireless and wired networks, leaving Verizon Wireless as the sole challenger to the rules.

AT&T ready to follow Google Fiber trail in Austin, says Stephenson

AT&T is more than willing to build its own fiber network in Austin, Texas--as long as it gets the same terms the city is offering to Google for its vaunted 1 Gbps buildout.

AT&T juices up U-verse on-demand features, redesigns user interface

AT&T has redesigned its U-verse user interface to "provide a more intuitive and convenient way" to discover television content, the carrier said.

DirecTV adds voice controls to iPhone app

DirecTV updated its app for Apple's iPhone this week to allow subscribers to use voice commands to change channels and search for content.

Dish fights slack subscriber growth with free iPads

After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.