AT&T and SDN: Bandwidth on Demand Launched in Six Cities

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The hype about software defined networking (SDN) may have simmered down in recent months – but that doesn’t mean service providers have lost interest, as an announcement from AT&T yesterday illustrates. The company said its SDN-based Network on Demand offering is now available in six...Learn More

AT&T Vs. Google Fiber Gigabit: A Five-City Face-Off

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AT&T today launched the company’s gigabit broadband service, dubbed U-verse with GigaPower, in parts of more than five cities in the Kansas City metro area. Additionally the company said it will expand the service to Independence, Mo. and Shawnee, Kan. Google Fiber already offers or...Learn More

U-verse® with AT&T GigaPower(SM) Launches Today in Cities across the Kansas City Area

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Imagine downloading 25 songs in less than one second or before you can even crank up the volume. Imagine loading your favorite HD movie in less than 36 seconds, a fraction of the time it takes to pick...Learn More

Could Rural Spectrum Bill Trigger More Big-Carrier Programs?

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Bi-partisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate yesterday has the potential to engender more partnerships between major wireless carriers and smaller rural wireless network operators. The legislation, to be known as the Rural Spectrum Accessibility Act, would give three-year extensions on spectrum licenses to wireless...Learn More

Verizon, AT&T Top RootMetrics Mobile Performance Report

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Verizon and AT&T came out on top in mobile network performance in the latest RootMetrics report, but improvements were registered across the board in data speed and reliability. And Sprint and T-Mobile registered the biggest improvement in mobile network performance. Root Metrics’ 2H 2014 US...Learn More

AT&T 75 Mbps Broadband Availability Expanded

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AT&T has begun to offer U-verse at speeds up to 75 Mbps in seven new markets at prices as low as $39.95 monthly when bundled with U-verse video and voice service. The stand-alone price for the service is $74.95 a month. The new markets include...Learn More

$10 Billion Frontier/ Verizon Deal Confirmed

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Frontier late yesterday confirmed its plans to acquire Verizon lines in California, Texas and Florida for $10.5 billion– a move that will nearly double Frontier’s voice broadband and video lines and dramatically boost the number of customers served by high-speed DSL or fiber-to-the-home. More than...Learn More

AT&T and GE Partner on Smart Meters

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DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2015 – AT&T and GE are working together to create the next generation of smart energy solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, helping to improve the way the energy industry works.  The companies are jointly working on proof of concepts at...Learn More

AT&T to Acquire Nextel Mexico

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January 26, 2015 — DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AT&T1 has entered into an agreement with NII Holdings, Inc. to acquire its wireless business in Mexico for US$1.875 billion, less the outstanding net debt of the business at closing, in a transaction pursuant to Section 363 of the U.S....Learn More

AT&T Launches Federated Unified Communications

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DALLAS – Jan. 22, 2015 – AT&T  now helps make business collaboration simpler with the launch of AT&T UC Federation. The service allows suppliers, partners and customers to communicate in real time across different networks. Disparate unified communications (UC) systems have made this kind of...Learn More

AT&T to Offer Shareable Rollover Data

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DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2015 – Today AT&T announced it’s bringing back its popular “Rollover” concept – but this time for data. Beginning January 25, all new and current AT&T Mobile Share Value customers will automatically receive the Rollover Data feature at no additional cost. Now,...Learn More

Infonetics: Broadband CPE Revenue Grows 6% in One Quarter

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Tracking developments in digital subscriber line (DSL), cable, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), and fixed Long-Term Evolution (LTE) customer premises equipment (CPE), the latest quarterly report from Infonetics Research reveals that the global broadband CPE market grew to $2.6 billion from July to October 2014, a sequential quarterly...Learn More