AT&T has begun a hiring drive in Connecticut to take on 30 workers to support its growing mix of broadband, cloud and wireless services in the state.
The shift toward software-defined networking will entail a 10-year process, but the migration is already beginning and will ramp up even more during 2014, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
Roku owners who also subscribe to certain pay-TV providers will be able to access Disney's suite of WATCH apps through the streaming video device.
Cable operators may be able to provide faster speeds over their existing HFC networks, but according to a recent MoffettNathanson report their flow share (share of net adds) declined year-over-year during Q3 2013.
AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega said that traffic on the company's HSPA+ network has peaked as more and more customers are using LTE devices. The announcement comes as AT&T is starting to refarm some of its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum for LTE service.
One of the tricks to ensuring small cell deployment is worth the effort and expense involved is the use of new network planning models specifically designed for the new world of heterogenous networks (HetNets). With that in mind, engineers at AT&T Labs set out to identify radio-frequency propagation models that will help pinpoint optimal small cell placements.
AT&T Mobility is starting to refarm its 1900 MHz PCS spectrum for LTE service in New York City, according to a GigaOM report.
Leap Wireless lost customers and reported lower revenue for the third quarter, though its customer defections were fewer than it had in the year-ago period. The flat-rate carrier, which operates the Cricket brand, is in the process of being acquired by AT&T, making its third-quarter report likely one of its last as an independent company.
Telco companies are adding IPTV subscribers, most likely at the expense of cable companies, which are experiencing a drop in their video customer base. This conclusion, from market research firm Infonetics, is based upon first quarter 2013 data but is not necessarily a big surprise for industry watchers.
As the largest wireless carriers have expanded their LTE rollouts and services, network latency, which can provide better network performance, has taken a back seat to wireless network speeds.