Latest Headlines

Latest Headlines

AT&T targets business users with 2-for-1 smartphone offer that includes Galaxy S6, iPhones

While the tier-one carriers continue their frenzied campaigns in an effort to poach competitors' consumers, AT&T this week began targeting business users.

Verizon hooks up with ONOS project, joining AT&T, SK Telecom

Just as the open source SDN Network Operating System (ONOS) is celebrating major milestones, along comes Verizon as a new member of the ONOS project, whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source SDN and NFV solutions.

T-Mobile continues to fight AT&T's efforts to acquire low-band spectrum in rural areas

T-Mobile continued to urge the FCC to deny AT&T's request to acquire low-band spectrum in a handful of rural markets, claiming the move is "AT&T's latest attempt to raise its rivals' costs at the expense of consumers."

AT&T's Project VIP buoys its FTTB reach with 1M business locations added

AT&T has completed the buildout of fiber to 1 million additional business customer locations thanks to the fiber-to-the-building program that is part of its Project VIP initiative.

Evercore: T-Mobile to post growth in subscribers and earnings in Q4

As the U.S. smartphone market nears the saturation point, carriers are increasingly having to choose between growing their subscriber bases and maximizing revenues. But as the operators prepare to release quarterly earnings in the coming weeks, T-Mobile still appears to be doing both.

Sprint says it will cut $1B in backhaul costs by transitioning to microwave

Sprint believes that by transitioning from wholesale fiber- to microwave-based backhaul it will be able to save up to $1 billion.

Is AT&T looking to sell its stake in Sky Mexico to Telefonica?

Spanish telecom Telefonica SA is interested in buying AT&T's pay-TV assets in Latin America, which could be valued in the range of $10 billion,  Reuters  reported over the weekend.

Motorola, Intel see FirstNet's final RFP as major milestone

From Motorola Solutions to Intel, company executives have been busy perusing the hefty Request for Proposals (RFP) that the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) released last week for the deployment of a dedicated broadband network for public safety.

AT&T, CenturyLink's FTTH expansions create ongoing revenue funnel for Dycom, says Wells Fargo

As AT&T and CenturyLink move forward with their ambitious 1 Gbps FTTH service plans, Dycom should gain revenue benefits, says Wells Fargo.

Verizon argues for combining 37 GHz, 39 GHz into single band for 5G

In its latest lobbying efforts at the FCC, Verizon is reiterating the importance of the spectrum bands above 24 GHz to help jumpstart 5G deployment, but it's also arguing for the FCC to combine the 37 GHz band with the 39 GHz band to create a single 3 GHz band of contiguous spectrum, with channels at least 200 MHz wide.