AT&T is exploring plans for a potential takeover of Vodafone sometime next year, according to a Bloomberg report, adding further fuel to the idea that AT&T is interested in a major deal with a European operator.
Rumours that AT&T has its eye set on Vodafone refuse to go away, with a new report indicating AT&T could make a move on the UK-based giant next year.
Leap Wireless shareholders voted to approve AT&T's $1.2 billion acquisition of the company on Wednesday, leaving only regulatory approvals in the way of the deal's closing.
The Wireless Broadband Alliance said the world's first live, public Next Generation Hotspot network will debut next month during the Wi-Fi Global Congress in Beijing. The network will be hosted by Cisco and China Mobile.
AT&T's cellular network has faced myriad challenges over the years, such as the overwhelming capacity crunch that hit when Apple's first iPhone rolled out. But the latest threat to AT&T's network is particularly illuminating, because the problem is being caused by a common fluorescent light fixture.
The FCC approved an order to implement a 700 MHz interoperability solution that will eventually give smaller carriers access to the same 700 MHz LTE devices AT&T now uses.
AT&T is putting plans on hold to increase charges for special access services after facing an outcry from its wholesale competitive carrier customers.
BT Global has asked the FCC to place caps on the fees AT&T and Verizon can charge for special access services such as TDM-based T1 and DS-3 to "level the playing field," reports The Telegraph.
AT&T is continuing to ramp up its employee base in North Carolina with a new hiring drive to fill 100 job posts, including about 30 new technician and retail positions, as it expands wireline and wireless services throughout the state.
Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that it signed a carriage deal to launch Al Jazeera America on its digital basic programming packages in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas "over the next six months."