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Esteves: Time Warner Cable seeing net subscriber growth in fourth quarter

Time Warner Cable is seeing net growth in total video, high-speed data and voice subscribers in the fourth quarter, CFO Irene Esteves said Thursday.

AT&T's Jules: Cybersecurity is a $40B opportunity

AT&T on Wednesday said the best opportunity for growth for its enterprise services unit will be in the cybersecurity segment.

U.S. telcos continue to trail international providers in the TV race

While it's clear the big three telcos--AT&T, CenturyLink and Verizon--have all collectively made progress to deliver TV services to their respective subscribers, the reality is that international telcos like America Movil and TalkTalk are the ones that have made the most progress.

Google Fiber schedules first 1 Gbps installations in Kansas City

Google is beginning to connect homes and business to its Google Fiber network in Kansas City, which offers download speeds of 1 Gbps.

Entner: Carriers double down on network investments, but need regulator support

The fundamental basis of AT&T's decision to invest an incremental $14 billion over the next three years is a focus on the segments where regulatory clarity exists (i.e., wireless and landline IP services). What would help to unleash even more investment is regulatory clarity that drives investment rather than is a barrier to investment.

U.S. IPTV makes some inroads, but international ops continue to dominate

IPTV is tough if you're a hardened jingoist. How can you wave a flag and chant USA!, USA! when the majority of IPTV activity is taking place outside the United States?

ACS, AT&T and Verizon poised to battle over LTE market in Alaska

LTE competition is heating up in Alaska even as winter is set to move in, with Alaska Communications Systems announcing that it has launched 4G LTE in 10 cities, including Juneau, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Homer, Kenai, Palmer, Seward, Soldotna, Wasilla and Whittier.

AT&T expands access to FaceTime over cellular- but not to all customers

AT&T Mobility said it will offer Apple's  FaceTime video calling feature over cellular at no extra charge to customers using LTE devices. For example, iPhone 5 customers without Mobile Share data plans will soon be able to use the service without an additional fee.

AT&T's Rinne talks about carrier aggregation trials, small cells and more

AT&T has been rapidly expanding its LTE network to reach its goal of having 150 million POPs covered by year-end, which will be the half-way mark for its ultimate goal of having LTE cover 300 million POPs by the end of 2014. Kris Rinne, AT&T Labs' SVP of network technologies is at the forefront of that charge as she is responsible for the company's network architecture, service platforms, radio access roadmap and initial implementation. FierceBroadbandWireless  Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek met with Rinne at last week's 4G World conference in Chicago to talk about the company's LTE deployment, including its testing of carrier aggregation, deployment of small cells and more.

AT&T sets wireless, wireline expansion via Project VIP

One of the most notable things about AT&T's $14 billion Project Velocity IP expansion program announced this week is the size and scope of the project, not just the dollar figure attached to it, but also the comprehensive nature of its mission.