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Earnings preview: AT&T, Verizon set to hold steady

Analysts expect AT&T and Verizon Communications to report strong earnings in the days ahead, but are warning that struggling wireless carrier Sprint Nextel may post a loss of revenue and net

Florida legislature moves deregulation forward

The Florida Senate's General Government Appropriations Committee approved a version of a deregulation bill to get rid of state oversight of landline rates and customer service Monday in a 3-2 vote.

Analysts weigh in on expected AT&T Q1 2009 results

AT&T is expected to report steady results for the first quarter of 2009 on Wednesday, but the announcement may be overshadowed by pension liabilities and the ever-shrinking base of wireline

Where is wireless on the Fortune 100 list?

Click one of these thumbnails-> And check out how wireless players from AT&T to Motorola rank among the top 100 in Fortune's list of the largest American companies. Source: Fortune. Click here

No apparent contract movement from AT&T, union

Most media reports from this weekend show no discernible movement toward a new contract agreement between AT&T and the Communications Workers of America union. A strike has been authorized, but

AT&T needs Apple more than Apple needs AT&T

Ah, if only I could be a fly on the wall listening to the negotiations between AT&T and Apple. AT&T's exclusive agreement to carry Apple's iPhone is due to expire next year, and the Wall

AT&T and CWA: Is no news good news this week?

After a weekend off for Easter, AT&T and CWA representatives went back to the bargaining table to work out a new contract. It's been pretty quiet this week on the rhetoric/PR front. Is no news

AT&T offers wage hikes to CWA, bargaining continues

AT&T spokesman Walt Sharp has shed some light on offers the telco is making in the ongoing negotiations with the CWA over wireline employees' contracts. Sharp told the Springfield News-Leader

Verizon sues John Does over CA AT&T cut cable

Legal fallout from the vandalism of four AT&T fiber optic cables around Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area continues. Verizon Wireless and Verizon California filed suit in Santa Clara

AT&T spending its way to deregulation in Florida, Tennessee

How much money is AT&T spending for getting landline deregulation bills in Florida and Tennessee? AT&T is reported to have 72 registered lobbyists in Florida working toward passage of a bill