AT&T: Ongoing Pay-TV Transition is Painful and Expensive, But We’ve Been There, Done That

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The ongoing pay-TV transition, where consumers are increasingly embracing OTT, mobile TV, and SVOD options over traditional linear video, is a difficult one for a company like AT&T. But according to AT&T CFO John Stephens, the communications conglomerate is not only weathering the storm, but...Learn More

EXCLUSIVE: AT&T, Verizon Outline FirstNet Interoperability Details; Rural Specifics Remain Light

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AT&T and Verizon have been conducting a sort of press release duel in recent months with regard to public safety communications. Verizon traditionally has had the largest share of that market, but AT&T gained a tremendous edge when it won contracts and spectrum to build...Learn More

DOJ eSIM Investigation Cites Possible Verizon, AT&T Collusion and Raises Issues About Standards-Setting Process

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Development of the latest eSIM standard is on hold, pending an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice, global standards organization GSMA said Saturday. Regardless of how it is resolved, the DOJ eSIM investigation raises some important issues about the standards-setting process. DOJ eSIM Investigation...Learn More

Dramatic Expansion of AT&T’s 5G Evolution Lays Groundwork for Real 5G

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AT&T announced today an expansion of their 5G Evolution technology to an additional 117 markets across the U.S., bringing the total 5G Evolution markets to 141. The term 5G Evolution is more of a marketing term, since the underlying technology for it is really advanced...Learn More

CWA: 14K Workers Are Prepared to Strike Against AT&T

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AT&T contracts with AT&T Midwest and AT&T Legacy workers expired over the weekend and the Communications Workers of America union, which represents the workers, said workers are prepared for an AT&T strike if progress at the bargaining table is not made. The contracts cover 14,000...Learn More

AT&T Panel: ONAP, NIST, DHS, AI Cited as Resources for Managing New Cybersecurity Risks Related to 5G

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With the advent of 5G will come new security issues, which in turn will raise new policy issues, explained a panel of 5G security policy experts on a webinar organized by AT&T yesterday. Participants in the webinar, titled “Promoting Standards and Security for Next-Generation 5G...Learn More

AT&T and Crown Castle Expand Strategic Relationship

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AT&T and Crown Castle signed a new agreement simplifying and expanding their long-term leasing deal for wireless network infrastructure. Under the new agreement, leasing management and operations are streamlined to improve the efficiency and flexibility under which AT&T can deploy new technologies and increase network...Learn More

AT&T: Mobile 5G Trials Yield Gigabit Speeds in Millimeter Wave Bands

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AT&T mobile 5G trials are achieving gigabit speeds, the carrier said in a blog post today. The speeds were achieved in trials in three cities using millimeter wave spectrum, the company said. “[W]e’re confident we have all the answers we need to deploy a mobile...Learn More

AT&T to Deploy Digital Signage Solution to 1,100 Citizens Bank Branches

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AT&T is providing sophisticated digital signage and network services to more than 1,100 Citizens Bank branches. The AT&T digital signage will provide features on retirement planning, management of student loan information and similar topics. The carrier is working with Cineplex Digital Media on the project,...Learn More

Cable Companies’ NCC Media to Sell Targeted Advertising

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NCC Media — a company owned by cable operators Charter, Comcast and Cox – said today that it is creating a new division that will “design, deploy and sell unified advertising solutions” that will use “non-personally identifiable data and targeting capabilities to create advanced video...Learn More

In Latest Mobile Broadband Speed Comparison, Verizon Comes Out on Top

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The average mobile download speed for all carriers in the last quarter of 2017 and the first quarter of this year was 19.08 Mbps and the average upload speed was 11.92 Mbps, according to Wirefly. Researchers at Wirefly also found Verizon to be the fastest...Learn More

AT&T Outlines Core Network AI Strategy: Equivalent to Overhauling a Major Highway Without Stopping Traffic

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AT&T carries 197 petabytes of data traffic every business day, according to a blog post from Chris Rice, the Senior Vice President of AT&T Labs, Domain 2.0 Architecture and Design. That means that transitioning to an AT&T software defined network is not just the better way...Learn More

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