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Stephenson: AT&T still not 'up to speed' on DirecTV installation

Nearly three quarters after closing on its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company is still ramping up its installation workforce for the satellite TV operator.

AT&T's 214K new DirecTV subs in Q4 offset by huge 240K loss for U-verse

Resurgent customer growth of 214,000 subscribers for AT&T's recently acquired DirecTV division was offset in the fourth quarter by losses of 240,000 video subscribers for the legacy U-verse service.

AT&T's strategic business revenues jump to $2.8B, but market softness has an impact

AT&T is seeing more of its business customers migrate from TDM-based services to IP-based Ethernet and VPN, but the service provider continues to see softness in certain market segments like the oil and gas industry, which impacted its overall revenues.

On the topic of encryption, it's AT&T's Randall Stephenson vs. Apple's Tim Cook

AT&T CEO Randall Stevenson said Congress should determine U.S. policies regarding encryption rather than tech companies, The Wall Street Journal reported. Stevenson, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, broke stride with Apple CEO Tim Cook, who has repeatedly objected to criticism of the encryption being used in iPhones.

AT&T's Stephenson says new mobile video service will begin 'turning heads' in January

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said his company's anticipated mobile video service will finally launch in January.

AT&T's Stephenson: FCC's net neutrality order puts telecom industry into a state of limbo

A top AT&T executive is concerned that the FCC's new net neutrality rules, which are now being challenged in court, create an ongoing air of uncertainty for all members of the telecommunications industry ecosystem.

AT&T's Stephenson: We 'blew it' by responding to customer's suggestion with letter from lawyer

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson admitted that the company "blew it" by responding to a lifelong customer who suggested changes to Stephenson on AT&T's wireless and broadband services by sending him a letter from one of its top lawyers.

AT&T customer's email to CEO Randall Stephenson draws sharp response from carrier's legal department

A lifelong AT&T customer who subscribed to four services from the carrier got an unexpected and sharp response from the company after he sent an email to AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson suggesting that AT&T make some changes to its offerings. 

AT&T attracts 200 customers to its Network on Demand service

AT&T is finding that Network on Demand services are resonating in the marketplace as it now has over 200 customers worldwide. Although these new services will cannibalize its legacy T-1 and ATM data service revenue base, AT&T said that customers are willing to pay a premium for such services.

AT&T a 'fundamentally different company' now that DirecTV acquisition has closed

AT&T announced late Friday that its purchase of DirecTV has closed. The news ends more than a year of work by AT&T to purchase the satellite TV provider and creates the nation's largest pay-TV provider by customers. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson added that AT&T now can offer "video streamed over the Internet to any screen."