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AT&T gauges consumer interest in toll-free data

AT&T is reportedly exploring what wireless customers think about the idea of having content providers foot the bill for some of the data those users consume.

Nokia's Elop: Lumia 920 causing sales frustration due to limited supply

Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said he is pleased with the progress of the company's flagship Lumia 920 smartphone, but admitted that the limited supply of the smartphone is causing frustration within the company's sales force. Despite this issue, Elop told CNET that the company is looking to broaden its distribution channels and launch the smartphone in many more countries.

AT&T scores AWS, 2.3 GHz WCS spectrum for LTE

AT&T Mobility received approval from the FCC to acquire a trove of new spectrum in the AWS and 2.3 GHz WCS bands, which it intends to use for LTE service in the years ahead.

AT&T's U-verse expansion makes list of biggest IPTV stories of 2012

In today's spotlight,  FierceIPTV  editor Jim Barthold takes a look at the biggest IPTV stories of 2012.

AT&T, Boingo Wireless will help WBA foster Wi-Fi roaming

AT&T, China Mobile and hotspot aggregator Boingo Wireless are among companies signing onto an initiative aimed at creating technical and commercial frameworks to advance Wi-Fi roaming across different service providers' networks.

Comcast spends $418M on advertising in Q3 2012

Comcast spent $418.2 million on advertising its Xfinity products during the third quarter, which was a 5.8 percent increase compared to the same period in 2011, Kantar Media said Monday.

Apple will build TV and companion set-top, Brightcove CEO predicts

Apple will begin selling both a smart TV and a new companion set-top in 2013 that would allow cable and satellite TV subscribers to access TV programming and interactive TV applications through a new user interface, Brightcove CEO Jeremy Allaire predicted Monday.

Sprint's Hesse points to blocking AT&T/T-Mobile as turning point in tenure

Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse is celebrating five years on the job this week, and looking back he points to his decision to move against AT&T's proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA as the most pivotal moment so far in his time at the top of Sprint.

Rounding up the top 10 ILECs' performance in Q3 2012

With the third quarter 2012 earnings season now complete, FierceTelecom is taking a look back at the results of the top 10 ILECs. How did telcos like AT&T, Verizon, and Hawaiian Telcom perform along key lines including traditional voice, broadband, and business services?

Verizon, Comcast, Charter top Netflix rankings of fastest ISPs

Verizon's FiOS Internet, Comcast and Charter Communications are the fastest national broadband providers when it comes to delivering Netflix video streams to subscribers, the online video provider said Tuesday.