AT&T: Austin and Indianapolis Provide Glimpse into AT&T 5G Roadmap

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The AT&T 5G roadmap is well underway and one has to look no further than Austin and Indianapolis to see where AT&T is headed, according to Scott Mair, AT&T senior vice president for technology planning and engineering. Mair outlined this AT&T 5G roadmap this morning...Learn More

AT&T Releases FirstNet State Plans; States Have 90 Days to Opt In

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AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) released their state-by-state plans for the FirstNet nationwide public safety network yesterday. Individual states will have 90 days to determine whether they want to opt in or out of the FirstNet state plans, which call for AT&T...Learn More

Verizon Wireless Beats Back T-Mobile for PC Magazine’s Fastest U.S. Mobile Network Title

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Verizon Wireless held on to the title of the fastest U.S. mobile network, at least when it comes to mobile network speeds among the nation’s four largest carriers, which amounts to essentially the same thing, according to PC Magazine’s latest annual nationwide speed test. Verizon...Learn More

Text to 911 Poses Technology, Funding and Political Challenges

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The ability to send text messages to 911 anywhere in the U.S. could enhance public safety answering points’ (PSAPs’) ability to respond to emergency situations – and could be particularly important when the person contacting the PSAP is unable to place a traditional phone call....Learn More

Motorola Offers Details on AT&T FirstNet Equipment

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Motorola Solutions will provide “best in class” mobile apps, sofware and services for the 4G LTE wireless/mobile broadband network AT&T is building for the federal government’s FirstNet network, the company said yesterday. Having come out on top of FirstNet’s RFP selection process, AT&T chose Motorola...Learn More

Donovan: AT&T Gigabit Technology Could Include AirGig, 5G, G.fast

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Gigabit access is now a primary goal for AT&T and they see multiple technology paths to achieve it. “We need to evolve our entire network to a gigabit,” said AT&T Group President and Chief Strategy Officer John Donovan today.  Donovan expects AT&T gigabit technology to...Learn More

Frontier G.fast Powered Broadband Plans Unveiled

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Frontier is the latest U.S. carrier to unveil G.fast plans, as announced from vendor partner Nokia. The Frontier G.fast deployment will bring copper-based gigabit capable ultra-broadband service to Frontier’s Connecticut service territory. Frontier will use the next-generation broadband technology in apartment building environments to offer...Learn More

AT&T Internet 1000 Markets Expand to Fifty-Three, Now in Wilmington, North Carolina

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As AT&T Internet 1000, AT&T’s fiber delivered gigabit service, expands into Wilmington, North Carolina, the number of metro areas in which the carrier has rolled out their gigabit service rises to 53. AT&T intends to have its all-fiber gigabit services up and running in at...Learn More

CEO: AT&T Time Warner Plans Include Better Content Monetization, More Mobile Integration

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AT&T sees significant opportunities for monetizing the content assets it will own when its planned acquisition of Time Warner is completed, noted AT&T CEO, Chairman and President Randall Stephenson today in a question-and-answer session at an investor conference, where he discussed AT&T Time Warner plans....Learn More

AT&T Nationwide LTE-M Internet of Things Network Completed

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AT&T announced the completion of its nationwide LTE-M Internet of Things (IoT) network ahead of schedule, management announced last week. AT&T’s 4G LTE-M IoT network marks another step forward along AT&T’s path, leading to commercial introduction of next-generation 5G wireless/mobile technology and wide-scale roll-out of...Learn More

AT&T Awarded $119M, 5-year Contract to Support Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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May 16, 2017 — AT&T will help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) modernize its communications and reduce costs. The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) awarded AT&T a task order valued up to $119 million to support the CDC. We will help improve...Learn More

CFO Touts Benefits of AT&T Broadband Bundles, Sees Broadband as a Growth Area Again

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AT&T broadband will be a growth area again, said John Stephens, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer for the carrier, at an investor conference today. He added that AT&T broadband bundles have helped the company minimize churn substantially. Stephens attributed AT&T’s improved broadband...Learn More

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