Post Tagged with: "Verizon"

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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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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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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Verizon Sees Steady Growth in Q3

Verizon remained steady in the third quarter as the carrier largely stayed above the price war among its rivals. For the third quarter, Verizon reported earnings of 89 cents per share and a 4.3 percent increase in revenue to $31.59 billion. Those numbers were mostly in-line with analyst forecasts of 90 cents a share and [...]

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Verizon Promises Nationwide VoLTE Launch Coming Soon

Verizon announced on Tuesday that its voice over LTE (VoLTE) service, titled “Advanced Calling 1.0,” will launch nationwide “in the coming weeks.” While that’s still a vague timeframe, it does at least give consumers some idea of when they can expect to be making high-definition voice and video calls from their mobile devices. VoLTE works [...]

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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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Verizon Q2 Profit Soars with Strong Tablet Demand

Verizon returned to customer growth in the second quarter, largely due to strong tablet demand. As CEO Lowell McAdam revealed earlier this month, the carrier added 1.4 million postpaid customers in the quarter. That figure represents a big improvement over the lackluster 539,000 additions in Q1. The majority of the new customer additions were tablet [...]

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Verizon Adds Over 1.4 Million Contract Customers in Q2

Though Verizon won’t release its full financial report for the second quarter until later in the month, the carrier has revealed a big improvement in contract customer additions. CEO Lowell McAdam said at an event on Thursday that Verizon added more than 1.4 million postpaid customers in the quarter. That’s more than both the disappointing [...]

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Sprint Reportedly Tests Plans that Undercut Rivals

Sprint is reportedly testing out family data plans that undercut similar offerings from AT&T and Verizon, according to CNET. The third-place U.S. carrier has been struggling in the tight spot between the larger AT&T and Verizon and the smaller, but aggressive, T-Mobile. Sprint has been busy expanding and upgrading its LTE network to compete with [...]

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