AT&T plans to participate in next year's incentive auction of 600 MHz broadcast TV spectrum and would like to win a 2x10 MHz block of spectrum nationwide, but it is not willing to commit to how much it will bid, according to a senior AT&T executive.
When Frontier completes its acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas, a key indicator of early success for customers will center on two issues: minimizing network service disruptions and consistent pricing.
While the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) is underway in Geneva this month, it's paramount that the world's spectrum leaders agree on some common spectrum allocated for 5G. In the meantime, it's worth noting the status of 5G here in the U.S.
The third-quarter earnings season is coming to a close, so now it's time to see how the nation's top wireless carriers stacked up against each other in terms of key metrics. In this report you will find a ranking of the of the top eight U.S. wireless carriers in the third quarter of 2015 by subscriber base, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. Below that, Jackdaw Research analyst Jan Dawson provides several slides that offer an in-depth look at how Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile US and Sprint each performed in the third quarter of 2015.
A top AT&T executive said that the company's Network on Demand service, which lets customers provision their broadband services on the fly using a dedicated portal, is thriving and available in 175 markets.
Sprint and AT&T executives discounted T-Mobile US' newly announced Binge On streaming video service that the operator will offer to all its customers who subscribe to 3 GB or higher data plans for no extra charge.
T-Mobile threw down a gauntlet in front of other wireless carriers, announcing at its Uncarrier X event in Los Angeles that it will launch Binge On, a new mobile OTT streaming service that features content from 24 services including Netflix, Sling TV, Hulu, Crackle, WatchESPN and more.
AT&T will start paying American Tower every time it adds a piece of equipment to a tower in 2016. The contract change should be a benefit for American Tower, which believes AT&T will need to add new equipment to its towers. Moreover, American Tower signed a new master lease agreement (MLA) with AT&T covering the carrier's Mexican wireless assets.
AT&T is deepening its 1 Gbps FTTH service reach in 12 metro areas across its wireline territories in the Midwest, Southwest and Western markets.
Ericsson and Cisco's announcement of a partnership to resell each other's products and services and collaborate on network design will accelerate U.S. carriers' shift to software-defined networking (SDN) and IP communications more broadly, according to top Ericsson and Cisco executives.