AT&T is shuttering part of its advertising network that had allowed advertisers to deliver ads based on the behavior of AT&T's mobile subscribers. Instead, the company is focusing on tracking subscriber behavior via its U-verse TV service and other internal platforms.
The mobile industry's "golden age" may be waning, as Ovum put it, but developments with LTE and increased interest by operators in exploring how they can differentiate their offers through tariff innovation and new types of services should help push the industry through to the next stage--whatever that will be.
Wireless phone providers such as Verizon Wireless and AT&T Wireless could create more competition for the broadband Internet product sold by Charter Communications, CEO Tom Rutledge said Thursday.
AT&T and General Electric struck a deal that will allow GE's machines connect to AT&T's wireless and cloud networks for GE's "Industrial Internet," its term for the Internet of Things. The deal with AT&T is part of a larger effort by GE to connect more of its machines to the Internet and make them more efficient.
Regulatory uncertainty is having an impact on efforts from AT&T and Verizon to transition their networks from TDM (time division multiplexing) to IP networks, executives from the telcos said Wednesday at the TIA 2013 convention in Washington, D.C.
NEW YORK--T-Mobile US may not be claiming to be the fastest wireless network in the U.S.--yet. But expect the company to make that announcement soon.
WASHINGTON, D.C.--AT&T and Verizon envision a blended wireless and wireline service world, but regulatory executives from both telcos said during a policy keynote session at the TIA 2013 tradeshow that a lack of regulatory clarity in transitioning their legacy TDM networks to IP is a key barrier.
Since 2005, mobile networks have accounted for greatest number of new U.S. broadband subscribers and now serves some 60 percent of U.S. residential broadband connections, according to a new report released by the Internet Innovation Alliance.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson continues to fan the flames when it comes to the telecom giant's likelihood of investing in a European telecom company. Stephenson, speaking yesterday in Brussels at an industry conference hosted by ETNO, the European telecommunications lobby, said that he continues to be fascinated by how slow mobile broadband is moving in Europe and therefore he thinks it is "a huge opportunity for somebody."
AT&T is reportedly close to agreeing to sell its tower portfolio to Crown Castle. According to Bloomberg, the terms of the deal have not been finalized and could still fall apart.