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AT&T to Abandon Copper Assets as Part of Move to IP

Another telecom provider is taking a step toward removing copper from its network. A recent SEC filing indicates that AT&T plans to shut down some of its copper assets as it proceeds with its transition to an IP network. The carrier has said previously that it intends to make the switch to a fully IP [...]

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T-Mobile Agrees to $90 Million Settlement over Cramming Charges

T-Mobile has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commissions over a complaint that the carrier engaged in cramming additional charges onto customer bills. The settlement was announced by the FTC on Friday and will see T-Mobile pay at least $90 million. In addition to full refunds to customers, T-Mobile will also pay a $4.5 [...]

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AT&T and Cisco Collaborate on Cloud-Based Conferencing Service

AT&T and Cisco have partnered together to develop a new cloud-based conferencing tool for business customers. The service uses Cisco’s Collaboration Meeting Rooms (CMR) Cloud, bringing together WebEx Personal Rooms with WebEx Video Bridge to provide a video conferencing service that users can access from any connected video device. Business customers will be able to [...]

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Wireless Carriers Bid Over $24 Billion in Airwave Auction

The government auction of airwaves saw bids climb over $24 billion yesterday as wireless carriers battle it out for the valuable licenses. It’s been about a week since the auction began and already companies have shot past the reserve price of $10 billion. The demand for the airwaves, which can be used to enhance existing [...]

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Solution Providers Honored at AT&T Partner Exchange Summit

Several top solution providers were honored at the inaugural AT&T Partner Exchange Summit last week, according to a report from Channel Partners. AT&T Partner Exchange is the carrier’s program working with solution providers in the channel. Among the companies honored was network and cloud hosted communications solutions provider AireSpring. The business VoIP provider received the [...]

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T-Mobile Keeps Impressive Customer Growth Going in Q3

T-Mobile continues to add customers at a rapid rate. The carrier announced that it added 2.3 million customers in the third quarter, with 1.4 million of them bring postpaid customers. In comparison, AT&T added 2 million customers, while Verizon added 1.5 million. The strong customer increases are not a surprise, given that T-Mobile has had [...]

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AT&T Adds 2 Million Customers including Connected Cars in Q3

Verizon released its financial report for the third quarter yesterday, which means that today is AT&T’s turn to reveal its numbers. AT&T reported earnings per share of 63 cents and revenue of $33 billion, up 2.5 percent from the same period last year. The carrier’s numbers were slightly below expectations, with net profit for the [...]

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AT&T to Pay $105 Million to Settle Cramming Charges

AT&T has agreed to pay a fine of $105 million to settle a case regarding unauthorized third-party charges. The carrier is accused by the Federal Trade Commission of engaging in the practice of cramming, where customers are charged for premium services, such as ringtones and text messages offering trivia and horoscopes, without being aware they [...]

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AT&T Promotes Executive to Lead Combined Mobile and Business Unit

It’s not quite as dramatic as Sprint naming a new CEO earlier this month, but AT&T has announced some executive changes of its own. Ralph de la Vega, formerly the head of mobile, has been promoted to lead a new merged mobile and business unit. In his new role as CEO of Mobile and Business [...]

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Netflix Signs Fourth Peering Deal with Time Warner Cable

Netflix has signed another paid interconnection agreement, this time with Time Warner Cable. This is the fourth such agreement signed by the video-streaming service, which previously announced similar arrangements with Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T. The paid connections are expected to result in faster speeds for Time Warner Cable customers across all of the company’s markets. [...]

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