The FCC has denied petitions from a group of service providers and industry groups to suspend the regulator's net neutrality rules from going into effect on June 12.
Level 3 has signed a new bilateral IP interconnection network agreement with AT&T, one of the latest pacts the competitive provider has made with a Tier 1 U.S. telco.
Comcast isn't wasting any time responding to AT&T's recent move to bring services to the Chicago region, announcing that it will offer its 2 Gbps service to more than 2.4 million customers throughout several markets in the region this month.
AT&T is going to be in for a long haul in terms of upgrading its wireless network in Mexico. It will take "a couple of years" to reshape and improve the business in Mexico, according to AT&T Mexico CEO Thaddeus Arroyo.
Cogent Communications has asked federal regulators to reject AT&T's pending acquisition of DirecTV if it does not put restrictions on the new company to ensure it does not charge large fees for exchanging Web traffic.
Smart home automation systems may still be a nascent market segment, but according to ABI Research, it is going to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 21 percent between 2015 and 2020.
While industry experts debate the merits of LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) and Licensed Assisted Access (LAA), the FCC formally kicked off a comment period seeking input on a range of topics related to the technologies.
Skinny bundles aren't a new phenomenon, certainly not to satellite provider DirecTV. Speaking to investors during the company's first quarter earnings call, DirecTV CEO Mike White said that the company has more than 1 million subscribers on its Entertainment Select package, which offers about 130 channels for $19.99 per month with a 24-month contract and $49.99 per month thereafter. The package includes premium channels HBO, Starz, Cinema and Showtime for three months.
AT&T and CenturyLink have joined USTelecom and the CTIA trade associations in firing the latest salvo at net neutrality orders by asking the FCC to stay its action of placing broadband Internet access services under Title II regulation.
With more than 800,000 businesses in its footprint now being passed by its fiber-to-the-business (FTTB) services, AT&T is finding that existing building owners are making their facilities ready for fiber because they see it as a selling point for their tenants.