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AT&T's Stephenson: We didn't execute well on T-Mobile deal

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson admitted that his company didn't execute well on its proposed $39 billion dollar deal to purchase T-Mobile USA when it made a bid for the operator in 2010. "I wouldn't say it was a bad decision, but it was a decision that didn't go the way I wanted," Stephenson said. "We didn't execute well." The company ended up dropping its T-Mobile bid in late 2011 amid regulatory opposition.

How Dr. Malone drove his Rolls Royce to Liberty Global

The deal Liberty Global Chairman John Malone struck this week to acquire Virgin Media left me thinking about the first cable convention I attended, the 1997 Western Show, where Malone unveiled a plan to deploy what he described as the Rolls Royce of cable set-tops.

AT&T Southwest, CWA go back to wireline workers with new contract agreement

AT&T Southwest has reached a new tentative contract agreement with the Communications Workers of America District 6 affecting its wireline workers, days after negotiations resumed in the wake of a previous tentative offer being rejected by District 6 membership.

Sprint CFO: Ditching handset subsidies needs to make economic sense

Sprint Nextel is open to the idea of dropping subsidies on its phones as T-Mobile USA plans to do, but is taking a cautious approach as it looks at the impact on the market and the economics of such a move, according to senior executives.

AT&T, Tata Communications scale their global telepresence reach

AT&T and Tata Communications on Tuesday signed an interconnection agreement in which Tata will be able to extend its video collaboration to a broader set of global locations.

AT&T drops U-verse from Mobile TV brand

AT&T has renamed its U-verse Live TV service, which the company said it will now call "Mobile TV."

Google Fiber begins taking orders in Missouri

Google said Monday it is beginning to accept orders for its new Google Fiber TV service in Kansas City, Mo.

AT&T-funded report finds broadband driving job growth in Illinois

A new study conducted for AT&T and a coalition of 12 Illinois industry and community groups revealed that investments in broadband in the state helped to create over 13,000 jobs in 2010 and 2011.

CWA refuses AT&T Southwest's latest 4-year contract offer

AT&T Southwest on Wednesday suffered another setback on the wireline union negotiation front as the Communications Workers of America District 6 failed to ratify a new four-year labor contract.

AT&T, security firm thwart Chinese hacker attack on New York Times’ networks

AT&T and Mandiant, a network security provider, stopped Chinese hackers attacking The New York Times' networks recently, the newspaper reported.