AT&T is enhancing its South Carolina network staff with plans to hire 70 new employees as it looks to expand both its wireless LTE network and wireline U-verse services throughout the state.
Now that it's owned by T-Mobile US, MetroPCS has decided to drop its lawsuit against the FCC's net neutrality rules for wireless and wired networks, leaving Verizon Wireless as the sole challenger to the rules.
AT&T is more than willing to build its own fiber network in Austin, Texas--as long as it gets the same terms the city is offering to Google for its vaunted 1 Gbps buildout.
AT&T has redesigned its U-verse user interface to "provide a more intuitive and convenient way" to discover television content, the carrier said.
DirecTV updated its app for Apple's iPhone this week to allow subscribers to use voice commands to change channels and search for content.
After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.
AT&T said it launched a new online interface for its U-verse On Demand storefront in more than 40 markets, including Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas and San Antonio.
Cricket provider Leap Wireless is exploring how to use big data analytics to help improve the customer experience for its no-contract subscriber base, wading gingerly into the world of big data that larger carriers seem intent on exploiting in the years ahead.
AT&T is seeing some early success with its fiber deployments. Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told investors at a J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference today that the company is seeing good uptake of its fiber to the building deployments from the small and medium-size business market.
Just days after reports circulated that ESPN was in talks with a Tier 1 wireless operator about potentially subsidizing consumer access to the company's content via mobile, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told investors at a J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference that he expects content and app developers to soon introduce new types of business models that will allow customers to get access to their content without racking up high data usage bills.