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Juniper's Rahim: AT&T was a landmark win for our Contrail platform in Q3

Juniper sees its recent win at AT&T for its Contrail SDN product set gave it confidence about the service provider market, but also validates its strategy that's getting interest from other service providers.

AT&T adds 26K DirecTV subs in Q3 as focus shifts to 'lower content cost platform'

AT&T reported net U.S. subscriber growth in the third quarter of 26,000 for DirecTV, as the company shifted focus for video service sales to its new satellite TV acquisition.

AT&T extends fiber to over 950K business locations, enhances on-demand Ethernet reach

AT&T has installed fiber to over 950,000 buildings in its wireline territory, nearing its goal to reach a total of 1 million buildings, the carrier reported as part of its third-quarter earnings.

AT&T leans on prepaid, connected devices for subscriber growth in Q3

AT&T Mobility added far fewer postpaid customers in the third quarter than it did a year ago but saw a resurgence in its prepaid business, notching the best quarterly prepaid subscriber additions in nearly eight years.

AT&T's Lurie: 'We should not be nervous' about U.S. status in 5G leadership

Anyone who's concerned the U.S. is falling behind the rest of the world when it comes to 5G should just chill out, according to AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie.

TDS says its rate-of-change expenses are higher due to lack of wholesale competition

TDS may be a sizeable wireline telco, but in areas where it operates as a competitive provider serving businesses it faces a number of challenges in getting access to wholesale services from other larger ILECs like AT&T and Verizon.

U-verse still on the brink of blackout with Tribune after one-day extension

After agreeing to another short-term contract extension, 24 Tribune Media-owned network affiliates remain on AT&T U-verse.

AT&T's Lurie, CTIA's Baker see great promise in Internet of Things, but warn over over-regulation

AT&T Mobility CEO Glenn Lurie and CTIA President Meredith Attwell Baker said that several different elements need to come together to enable the United States to fully take advantage of the Internet of Things, including more spectrum, security and infrastructure and a light-touch regulatory environment that lets wireless companies invest.

Entner: Special access-- How government preference for some may mean higher prices for all

Five years after the FCC called for data on the state of the special access marketplace from just a portion of the providers offering special access, the agency appears poised to modify contracts and embark on a new round of rate regulation based on market data from 2010 to 2012. This would not be a concern if, in fact, the market for special access services had stagnated in 2012 with prices and providers remaining constant; however, that is not the case. Why should we care if the FCC premises a new set of pricing regulations on outdated information?

AT&T, CWA sign tentative agreement in Southeast wireline territory

AT&T and the Communications Workers of America have carved out a tentative agreement representing employees in the carrier's Southeast territory, clearing another potential hurdle with its wireline workforce.