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AT&T, Verizon’s latest COVID-19 impact updates

March 27, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Voice calls and virtual private network use continue to be far higher than usual, as people across the country navigate teleworking, distance learning and staying in touch with each other during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Verizon and AT&T are providing […]


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AT&T pays out 20% bonus to its front-line union employees

March 25, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T is paying a 20% bonus above the regular hourly base rate of pay to its front-line union employees, regardless of whether they are working from home or at their regular job locations. AT&T said it is paying the bonus, […]


Local area networks and wide area networks, Modern Media

AT&T, Verizon see voice calls rise 25%

March 23, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Voice traffic is seeing a resurgence during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, as more people call into conference lines and reach out to stay in touch with one another. Both Verizon and AT&T report that their networks have seen a 25% […]


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Verizon sees almost 20% increase in web traffic in one week

March 19, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

With a few more weeks of data on COVID-19’s impact on broadband networks, we’re starting to get measurable numbers related to the increased usage due to more telecommuters and students being home-bound. How are those home-bound subscribers using their network […]


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Verizon girds network in the face of coronavirus, AT&T suspends data caps

March 13, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Verizon is gearing up for the impact of the coronavirus, which includes more telecommuting and online learning, by increasing its capital guidance range. In order to speed up its 5G deployment and to help support the economy during the coronavirus […]


Networks & Systems, News

AT&T reducing 4G spectrum use ahead of low-band 5G launches, OpenSignal finds

March 10, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

Inference Solutions, a global provider of Intelligent Virtual Agents (IVAs) for sales and service organizations, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named Inference Studio a 2020 INTERNET TELEPHONY Product of the Year. Inference Studio, which also […]


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AT&T and Google Cloud forge 5G edge compute partnership for enterprises

March 5, 2020

Via: Fierce Telecom News

Google Cloud is headed to AT&T’s network edge thanks to a new partnership that was announced on Thursday. The two industry giants are teaming up to build enterprise use cases, which could include video analytics, augmented and virtual reality applications […]


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Enabling millimeter wave 5G rollout focus of Ericsson’s US factory

March 4, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

In September last year, Swedish network infrastructure vendor Ericsson announced it would invest $100 million in a U.S. smart factory to help facilitate rapid network deployments for domestic customers. Today the company announced it has produced the first 5G base […]


Regulations

FCC proposes to fine carriers $200m over wireless location data misuse

March 2, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission is planning to fine the four national carriers up to $200 million over the unauthorized release and sale of wireless customers’ location data, around two years after the violations first came to light. The largest single […]


Modern Media, Radio and television

Kagan: AT&T TV launches with Google Assistant changing pay TV

March 2, 2020

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T just launched their new AT&T TV service. I’ve been using this service and am very impressed. This ups the game for every competitor. We are in the early days of a massive transformation in the world of pay TV. […]