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AT&T's Stephens: Company ready for pay-TV changes; U-verse subs may migrate to cheaper DirecTV services

The slowdown in the pay-TV market is not a concern for AT&T because the company is well positioned to take advantage of the migration of customers from traditional pay-TV to over-the-top video viewing, according to a top AT&T executive.

AT&T, CenturyLink, and Google Fiber gain new edge in FTTH construction processes

AT&T, CenturyLink and insurgent providers like Google Fiber are hot on the 1 Gbps FTTH trail, but they have one thing in common: finding new ways to install fiber in new and existing neighborhoods.

AT&T to bring broadband to over 84K rural Kentucky homes, businesses

AT&T has set forth plans to bring broadband services to 84,000 rural households in Kentucky, further detailing its use of the second phase of the FCC's Connect America Fund (CAF-II).

AT&T, Verizon to have dedicated showcase areas in 250 Best Buy stores

AT&T and Verizon Wireless will have dedicated showcase areas manned by trained Best Buy employees in 250 Best Buy stores nationwide by the end of the year.

AT&T tops in wireless ad spending for August

AT&T was the top spender in the wireless business on TV advertising in August, accounting for 30 percent of the $190.2 million spent by wireless companies on commercial time. The data comes courtesy of  iSp ot.tv, which partners with  FierceWireless  every month to deliver a snapshot on how leading telecommunications companies in the wireless market are promoting themselves. 

Frontier gets Texas PUC approval for Verizon wireline asset purchase

Frontier has cleared another hurdle in its path to complete its acquisition of Verizon's wireline assets in California, Florida and Texas as the Texas Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved the transfer of Verizon's Southwest division's CLEC certificate to Frontier.

AT&T emerges as big TV ad spender in August

Thanks to a  FierceWireless  partnership with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.tv, we have a snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending in August.

AT&T's Lurie: Let's get 5G standards 'before we start hyping' the technology

AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie has a message for everyone that is excited to get ahead on 5G network development, with promises to bring pre-standard 5G technologies to the market: cool your jets.

AT&T beats out T-Mobile in August's wireless TV advertising spending rush

AT&T has taken over the wireless TV advertising spending crown from T-Mobile in August, says a new  FierceWireless  report--  AT&T leads wireless TV ad spending in August.  FierceWireless  is providing a monthly look at the wireless industry's advertising spending in partnership with TV advertising provider iSpot.tv.

AT&T discontinues offline viewing on its U-verse TV Everywhere service

AT&T no longer offers its U-verse TV Everywhere customers the ability to download content to their mobile device for offline viewing. Instead, users must stream all their TV Everywhere content over an Internet connection.