AT&T Wins Dept. of Labor Contract

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VIENNA, Va., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T is the awardee of a 5-year contract by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. AT&T will serve as its primary mobility provider. AT&T will deliver a broad range of mobility devices and services to...Learn More

AT&T SDN/NFV Initiatives include Joining Intel’s ‘Super 7+1’

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Network traffic continues to soar as broadband connectivity expands and end users make greater use of a wider variety of connected devices and data-hungry software applications. Growing adoption of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), 4K video and Internet of Things only adds to the trend....Learn More

AT&T Introduces Mobile Share Advantage

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Dallas, Texas — August 17, 2016  — AT&T is continuing to simplify pricing with new plans that eliminate data overage charges for our wireless customers. The new Mobile Share Advantage plans are available Aug. 21. Consumers and businesses alike can gain a wireless experience, without...Learn More

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in Cleveland

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AT&T today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of Cleveland, Bedford Heights, Bedford, Shaker Heights  and surrounding communities. Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1 gigabit per second3 (Gbps) in homes, apartments and businesses. Internet speeds up to 1Gbps...Learn More

Sprint Demos LTE Plus, Reaches 295 Mbps

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Overland Park, Kansas — August 12, 2016 — Sprint (NYSE: S) today announced it reached peak speeds of 295 Mbps in three-channel carrier aggregation lab tests using the HTC 10, one of the first devices on the market to support the functionality. Sprint is testing...Learn More

AT&T Launches Ultra-Fast Internet Speeds in St. Louis

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St. Louis, Missour — AT&T today launched ultra-fast internet service in parts of St. Louis, St. Charles and University City; with more communities to be announced by the end of the year.   Customers in those areas will be able to get speeds up to 1...Learn More

Consumer Electronics Energy Efficiency Sees Gains

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A groundbreaking consumer electronics energy efficiency agreement among U.S. ISPs is paying dividends across U.S. society, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). Nearly 90 percent of home Internet modems, routers and other consumer electronic (CE) equipment bought...Learn More

Exec: AT&T Fixed Wireless Planned for CAF-Funded Rural Areas

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AT&T plans to deploy fixed wireless technology to meet Connect America Fund broadband deployment requirements, said AT&T President of Technology Operations Bill Smith at a financial conference yesterday. The company will use the technology in areas where it is “uneconomical to build wireline” said Smith...Learn More

RCN, Verizon Top List of Best ISPs for Business

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PC Magazine readers rated RCN at the top of the list of the best ISPs for business, followed closely by Verizon Fios. This was the second year PC Magazine ranked the best ISPs for business. Last year Verizon Fios earned top honors. Verizon Fios’s 2016...Learn More

AT&T GigaPower Map Plots Gigabit Coverage

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A new AT&T GigaPower map leverages interactive GPS technology to plot AT&T’s gigabit capabilities across 425,000 eligible apartments and condos. This gigabit coverage spans 56 markets nationwide, AT&T reports in a blog post. “The apartments shown offer an internet connection over fiber today, and you...Learn More

Lansing Tops List of Cities with Best Mobile Networks

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Lansing, Michigan came in at the top of the latest RootMetrics list of cities with best mobile networks. Large cities near the top of the list include Indianapolis, Atlanta and Chicago, which are home to the second, third and fifth best performing mobile networks among...Learn More

Rural Senators Want FCC Business Data Service Rules Based on Cableco Information

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Data filed recently by the major U.S. cable companies should be taken into account when FCC business data service rules are revised, argue nine U.S. senators from rural states in a letter sent yesterday to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler. “Rural communities depend on robust investments...Learn More