Report: Twin Cities at Top of Mobile Speed Rankings, T-Mobile Takes Title

Minneapolis has the fastest mobile internet in the U.S., while the slowest among the top 100 were : Laredo, Anchorage, Madison, Reno and Lubbock, according to the latest mobile speed rankings from Ookla, a mobile and broadband network testing firm. In grabbing the top spot,...Learn More

AT&T Expands Edge Solutions Portfolio by Offering Cisco ENCS With AT&T

July 17, 2019 — DALLAS — Building upon its leadership in edge-to-edge virtualized capabilities, AT&T* now offers the Cisco 5000 Series Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS) as part of its Edge Solutions portfolio to help businesses increase their networking agility. Unlike traditional network hardware that performs a single function,...Learn More

Climate Change and Telecom: 4,000 Miles of U.S. Fiber Will Be Underwater by 2033, Researchers Say

CenturyLink, Inteliquent, AT&T and other network operators got some bad news today in the form of a climate change and telecom report released by researchers at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and the University of Oregon. The researchers project 4,067 U.S. miles of fiber conduit...Learn More

Data Reveals Subscriber Choices for Video Packages Among Major Pay-TV Providers

New video tiers, sometimes referred to as “skinny bundles,” are becoming increasingly important in the pay-TV business as service providers seek to minimize the impact of a consumer shift toward more economical offerings streamed “over the top” using broadband connections. Video tiers are under transition...Learn More

J.D. Power: AT&T Leads in Business Telecom Satisfaction

Business wireline users tend to have high satisfaction with their service as long as they can get helpful information and consistent communications, according to a new business telecom satisfaction report from J.D. Power. J.D. Power examined satisfaction across the following factors: Performance and reliability; cost...Learn More

AT&T Gains Exclusive Distribution Partnership with AR/VR Firm Magic Leap

AT&T announced it had invested in and is partnering with Magic Leap, developer of proprietary spatial computing and experiential platforms that provide augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) experiences. The AT&T Magic Leap deal will give AT&T certain exclusive sales opportunities involving Magic Leap’s first product,...Learn More

AT&T to Acquire AlienVault

July 10, 2018 —  DALLAS, Texas — AT&T today announced its plans to acquire AlienVault®, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif.  The agreement has been approved by both companies. The acquisition of AlienVault will enable AT&T to expand its enterprise-grade security solutions portfolio...Learn More

DIRECTV NOW is Latest OTT Streaming Service to Raise Pricing

One advantage OTT streaming video services like Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW have over traditional pay-TV services is lower cost. But for how long? These two providers, owned by DISH and AT&T respectively, are both raising their monthly subscription fees. For Sling TV, the hike...Learn More

Behind AT&T $5.25 Million 911 Outage Settlement

AT&T will pay $5.25 to settle a FCC investigation into two 911 service outages that occurred in March and May 2017. The AT&T 911 outage settlement involves calls placed by customers on the carrier’s voice over LTE (VoLTE) network. According to a FCC press release,...Learn More

FirstNet Launches Dealer Program

June 27, 2018 — DALLAS — FirstNet is making it even easier for the public safety community to access their network with the launch of the FirstNet Dealer Program. Now, select dealers and AT&T Alliance Channel℠ solution providers have the ability to sell FirstNet. This is...Learn More

AT&T Fiber Now Reaches 9 Million Locations, Fixed 5G Trials Also Underway

With the announcement of South Bend, Indiana as its latest AT&T fiber market, the carrier says they now reach 9 million locations. South Bend was also announced as a fixed 5G trial market, one of four, which leads to a bit of mixed messaging from...Learn More

AT&T To Acquire AppNexus

AT&T announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AppNexus. AppNexus will become a part of AT&T advertising & analytics, led by Brian Lesser, CEO.  AppNexus is a technology company that operates a leading global advertising marketplace and provides enterprise products for...Learn More

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