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Analysts: Even after 700 MHz purchase, AT&T still trails all national carriers in spectrum

Despite the carrier's $1.9 billion deal to acquire spectrum from Verizon Wireless, announced on Friday, AT&T Mobility still does not have as much spectrum per subscriber as Verizon, according to analysts.

IPTV growth continues at slower pace, says IHS Digest

International analyst firm IHS Screen Digest believes there is "still plenty of room for growth" for U.S. IPTV providers, based on reported subscriber increases for both AT&T U-verse and Verizon FiOS, but the rate is slowing.

T-Mobile turns to YouTube to promote HD Voice

T-Mobile USA's network modernization effort has enabled it to offer improved in-call voice quality and the operator is promoting the new capability via a 30-second YouTube clip.

AT&T's Stephenson indicates interest in handset financing

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said he liked the approach T-Mobile USA is taking by removing handset subsidies from its plans, and said he would watch the development with interest.

Verizon to sell 700 MHz B Block spectrum to AT&T for $1.9B

Verizon Wireless agreed to sell a huge chunk of its 700 MHz B Block spectrum to AT&T Mobility for $1.9 billion. The deal, which essentially passes spectrum Verizon won at auction in 2008 to its largest competitor in exchange for money and other airwaves, is sure to raise the hackles of those in the industry who think Verizon and AT&T control too much spectrum already.

U-verse success bolsters AT&T wireline business

It's official: U-verse now dominates AT&T's residential wireline business with a $10 billion annualized revenue stream. And sheer numbers would support the fact that things continue to get better. U-verse added 192,000 IPTV subscribers and 609,000 high-speed Internet subscribers during the quarter.

Verizon agrees to sell $1.9 billion in spectrum to AT&T

In today's spotlight,  FierceWireless  takes a look at a $1.9 billion deal Verizon  Wireless struck with AT&T Mobility to sell its rival a huge chunk of its 700 MHZ spectrum.

AT&T sees consumer services grow to $5.5 billion in Q4, driven by IP data

AT&T reported wireline revenues of $14.9 billion, down 0.5 percent year-over-year, but up 0.7 percent sequentially due to strong consumer and strategic business services growth. Once again, consumer services was the star performer in AT&T's Q4 2012 wireline results, rising 3 percent over the same period a year ago.

AT&T cracks 8 million total U-verse subscribers in Q4

AT&T said Thursday that it surpassed 8 million total U-verse subscribers during the fourth quarter, as it gained 192,000 U-verse TV and 609,000 high-speed Internet customers.

AT&T adds 780,000 postpaid subs in Q4, sells record 10.2M smartphones

AT&T Mobility posted strong postpaid subscriber net adds of 780,000 in the fourth quarter but its overall subscriber additions were down year-over-year. Overall, the company added 1.1 million total net wireless subscribers in the period, down from 2.5 million in the year-ago quarter when it added 1.03 million connected devices.