A group of consumer watchdogs has filed a complaint with the FCC, alleging that Comcast, AT&T and Cablevision are violating customer privacy through addressable advertising schemes on pay-TV set-tops.
FierceWireless has partnered with TV advertising measurement firm iSpot.tv to bring you a monthly snapshot of the wireless industry's advertising spending and digital engagement. The results are for the top five biggest spenders among wireless industry brands in May.
DALLAS-- AT&T and Comcast often don't agree on much, but the telco and cable MSO say that the FCC's proposals on special access could actually hinder a market where there's already plenty of service choices.
AT&T confirmed that it is offering a new promotion in select states across the country that will allow its DirecTV customers to get a free iPhone 6s and up to five additional iPhone 6s devices for 50 percent off. The offer launched last month and will run through the end of this month.
DALLAS-- AT&T's Ethernet footprint expansion is being complemented with a group of higher speed 40G and 100G speeds that are starting to be adopted by more of the carrier's customer base, whose bandwidth needs are exceeding initial expectations.
AT&T and its video programming partner, The Chernin Group, are readying the launch of a new subscription-based mobile video service themed around anime, video games and niche action sports, Variety reports.
DALLAS-- AT&T says that is on track to virtualize even more of its network functions onto software this year, a sign that it's inching closer to meeting its goal of virtualizing 75 percent of its network by 2020.
AT&T is expanding its mobile healthcare business with the launch of a new Foundry location at the world's largest medical center.
AT&T is putting up a $60,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (or persons) responsible for a killing a technician in Waco, Texas while he was on the job on April 22.
AT&T is unlikely to mount a serious bid for Yahoo, according to the financial analysts at Barclays. Thus, Verizon appears to remain the leading buyer for the internet company.