With just a few weeks on the job, Tom Keathley is already well-versed in all aspects of AT&T's network. Keathley, a long-time AT&T veteran, was named the company's senior vice president of network and product planning replacing Kris Rinne, who retired at the end of November. Keathley recently spoke with FierceWirelessTech Editor in Chief Sue Marek about the company's progress with carrier aggregation and VoLTE and shared his vision of 5G and the future of the wireless network. The following is an excerpt of that conversation.
AT&T is going to shut down certain copper assets as it moves forward with its ongoing IP network transition, according to an SEC filing. As a result of abandoning these copper assets, AT&T's fourth-quarter 2014 operating results will also include a $2.1 billion noncash charge. AT&T will release its fourth-quarter 2014 earnings on Jan. 27. FierceTelecom has a complete report here.
AT&T is going to shut down certain copper assets as it moves forward with its ongoing IP network transition, according to an SEC filing.
AT&T officially closed its $2.5 billion purchase of No. 3 Mexican carrier Iusacell from Grupo Salinas. AT&T named company veteran F. Thaddeus Arroyo as CEO of Iusacell following the close of the deal.
At an unassuming office park a short drive from Dallas, a group of AT&T engineers have what many might consider the best jobs at AT&T--working at the company's Plano-based Foundry.
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If you want to find out what AT&T has planned next for its foray into the Internet of Things, look no further than the service provider's Foundry in Plano, Texas.
AT&T's Plano, Texas-based innovation center, which was opened in March 2011 and expanded to include M2M operations in 2014, is one of four foundries the company established globally to serve as a test-bed for new technologies and give AT&T an opportunity to work with partners and startups to accelerate innovation in areas like the Internet of Things and M2M. Slideshow.
Verizon has once again taken the top spot on Netflix's monthly U.S. ISP Speed Index, maintaining its lead over a group of aggressive cable operators that are gaining ground in the speed race.
AT&T used the collegiate national championship football game held here at the AT&T Stadium Monday night as a backdrop to the operator's first live demonstration of LTE broadcast technology.