Keyword: Randall Stephenson
Voice calls seem to be making a comeback as a way to connect, with AT&T and Verizon reporting bumps in mobile voice traffic amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Asked about AT&T’s troubles last year with Elliott Management, Stephenson said, “It was an intense period when they sent the letter.”
AT&T hired Bill Morrow, the former CEO of Clearwire, to lead the company’s cost-cutting initiatives.
AT&T on Monday outlined a three-year plan, following a challenge last month from activist investor Elliott Management.
AT&T is getting triple benefit out of its First Net tower climbs by also adding 5G equipment, and boosting its existing network capacity by 50%.
As AT&T reported second-quarter earnings Wednesday, CEO Randall Stephenson touted the carrier’s wireless network improvements enabled by its FirstNet build, and said wireless strategy will remain the same regardless of whether Dish Network enters the wireless market.
In total AT&T lost 154,000 net postpaid subscribers, but added 341,000 prepaid customers.
AT&T’s Randall Stephenson has a lot on his plate, to say the least.
AT&T’s CEO said that the company’s work to upgrade its network with FirstNet’s spectrum will position it to move to 5G via a software upgrade.
AT&T held its second annual Shape conference, and it was not your garden variety tech conference.