Finance & Regulatory

  • iPhone 6, Low Churn to Drive AT&T's Q3 Numbers
    AT&T CSO John Stankey said he anticipates that churn numbers will be low despite the increasing competition for customers among the big four wireless carriers. He also predicted a big finish to the quarter as Apple's new iPhones go on sale on Friday. ...More
    September 17, 2014 By Claire Cleveland Posted in News
  • CWA to FCC: AT&T-DirecTV Will Be Stronger Competitor
    The acquisition of DirecTV will also boost AT&T’s investment in broadband to additional communities, according to CWA in comments filed with the FCC. ...More
    September 16, 2014 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • States Investigating AT&T-DirecTV Merger
    A senior staff attorney with Public Knowledge, an organization dedicated to preserving the openness of the Internet and opposes the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, said states and the federal government have authority to file antitrust cases. ...More
    September 11, 2014 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • JDSU Splitting in Two
    One will be an optical components and commercial lasers company consisting of JDSU’s current communications and commercial optical products segment. The other business is a network and service enablement company. ...More
    September 11, 2014 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News, Service & Network Management
  • FCC’s Wheeler Cites Absence of Competition for High-Speed Wired Broadband
    Even at the relatively low broadband speeds of 4 megabits per second to 10 Mbps, most Americans only have the choice of two providers, he said. ...More
    September 5, 2014 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • Verizon Agrees to Record $7.4 Million Settlement in Privacy Case
    As part of the FCC settlement, Verizon has agreed to inform customers of their opt-out rights on every bill for the next three years. ...More
    September 3, 2014 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • AT&T: Government Networks Must Operate on ‘Level Playing Field’
    The telecommunications giant filed the comments in a proceeding in which the FCC has been asked by a North Carolina city and Tennessee power board to preempt state laws that restrict public entities from offering broadband service in certain areas. ...More
    September 3, 2014 By Josh Long Posted in News
  • Another Bullish Forecast for M2M
    Ovum’s cellular M2M forecast foresees global connections growing 162 percent over the next five years, to reach 530 million. ...More
    September 2, 2014 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News
  • AT&T-Frontier Deal Hits Unexpected Roadblock
    After getting approved by federal communications regulators, Frontier Communications’ efforts to buy AT&T’s wireline business in the Constitution State have hit a snag. ...More
    August 30, 2014 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News
  • AT&T-DirecTV Merger Almost a Done Deal
    The $48.5 billion deal between AT&T and DirecTV is just the latest in a handful of mega-mergers involving the big wireless operators and cable companies. ...More
    August 26, 2014 By Craig Galbraith Posted in News
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