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Networks & Systems, News

AT&T CEO says carrier checks network, spectrum and capex boxes

September 20, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Speaking this week at the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Communicopia Conference, AT&T Communications Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in a wide-ranging discussion, highlighted the confluence of internal and external trends he sees as giving AT&T a differentiated, advantageous market position. […]


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Elliott Takes Aim at AT&T

September 11, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

In what looks to be a very noisy battle for the fall season, Elliott Management and its billionaire protagonist Paul Singer have set their sights on AT&T. The activist hedge fund disclosed a $3.2B position in AT&T, not a minor […]


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Kagan: AT&T Mobility wins GWS ‘Best Wireless Network’

September 9, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Congratulations to AT&T Mobility on winning the number one spot in the Global Wireless Solutions “Best Wireless Network” study. This is the second year in a row that AT&T won this number one ranking and that is quite an accomplishment […]


News, Regulations

AT&T, American Tower sign new agreement for 5G

September 4, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T and American Tower Corporation’s new, long-term agreement aims to streamline wireless network deployments on American Tower’s U.S. sites to enhance AT&T’s deployment of 5G and other network upgrades including FirstNet, an LTE network that prioritizes first responder users. “This […]


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Communications Workers of America releases terms of contract for AT&T Southeast employees

September 3, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

The Communications Workers of America union last Friday released some of the terms of its tentative five-year agreement with AT&T for AT&T workers across nine Southern states. After a four-day strike by more than 20,000 AT&T technicians, installers and customer […]


News, Regulations

AT&T, T-Mo cooperate on cross-network call authentication

August 19, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

One of the first steps to combat unwanted spam robocalls is to authenticate the call and alert customers that an incoming call is — or isn’t — actually coming from the number that comes up on Caller ID, or whether […]


Networks & Systems, News

APCO2019: First look at FirstNet’s network reinvestment priorities

August 12, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

The First Responders Network Authority will be receiving about $18 billion in payments from AT&T over the 25-year-term of its contract to build out and operate the nationwide FirstNet network for public safety. An estimated $16 billion of that is […]


News, Regulations

AT&T reels in $984M contract with Department of Justice

July 29, 2019

Via: Fierce Telecom News

AT&T announced on Monday that it has reeled in a 15-year, $984 million contract with the U.S. Department of Justice. The deal serves as the long-term foundation for the Department of Justice’s network and technology upgrades. The fully managed portfolio […]


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AT&T on track for nationwide 5G in the first half of 2020

July 24, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

AT&T continues to grow the reach of its LTE network dedicated to first responders with company executives reporting during a Thursday earnings call that FirstNet is approximately 60% complete and has already attracted a few 100,000 subscribers. CEO Randall Stephenson […]


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Monday Roundup: AT&T, Elite, CityFibre, T-Mobile

July 22, 2019

Via: Telecom Ramblings

AT&T is looking to Microsoft in a new multi-year alliance for cloud, AI, and 5G. Microsoft will be helping them consolidate data center operations, moving non-network loads into Azure over the next 4 years or so. Like every mobile operator […]