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(WYMT) - AT&T announced Monday it is adding a new cell tower in Leslie County. The company said the new tower will provide additional coverage along the Hal Rogers Parkway near Dryhill and will give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. "The hard work being done in Frankfort and here ...
He wasn't getting the former with DirecTV, and canceling DirecTV didn't get him the latter from DirecTV's parent company, AT&T. ... Danielle did not respond to a message from SOS, but Wiganowsky said she told him she was able to find the missing $195 in fees in AT&T's system, and suggested his ...

Real mobile 5G -- for AT&T -- will require network upgrades beyond its "5G Evolution" updates. This is because AT&T is expected to use millimeter wave (mmWave) high-band spectrum for 5G, rather than the 700MHz band it uses for 4G. AT&T hasn't said what band it will use yet; the 39GHz band has ...
AT&T Inc. T is scheduled to report first-quarter 2018 results after the closing bell on Apr 25. In the last reported quarter, the company's earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 13 cents. Over the trailing four quarters, it delivered a positive average earnings surprise of 6.4%, beating estimates twice.
This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. AT&T is growing its line of video streaming offerings with a new skinny bundle of live TV channels, according to statements from AT&T ...

AT&T (NYSE:T) will report its first-quarter earnings after the bell on Wednesday. After posting better-than-expected earnings and revenue for the fourth quarter, as well as a surprising 329,000 postpaid phone subscribers, the company will look to continue its momentum into 2018. Analysts currently ...
But consumer advocates say the proposal falls short of addressing larger anti-competitive concerns, such as whether the merger would give AT&T an incentive to withhold content from rival distributors, raise prices for competitors or wield so much bargaining clout that independents would be squeezed ... Skinny
That's how AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson did it on Thursday. He shared details about a new streaming service called AT&T Watch, which will be launched soon. "Watch" will be a ... AT&T (T) is trying to buy Time Warner (TWX), the parent of CNN, and the federal government is trying to block the deal.
According to a Bloomberg report, My24hournews.com says that AT&T backed out of a $100 million investment in the streaming company. Yet the telecom/pay TV goliath still used My24hournews.com's streaming technology. My24hournews.com states that it invented a system to stream news to computers ...
AT&T will be launching a “skinny bundle” of television channels that will only cost $15 a month, according to The Wall Street Journal. This would make the offer, which does not include sports, one of the cheapest available for live streaming TV. The deal, to be called AT&T Watch, was announced by chief ...
"We are aware of the investigation into GSMA's process for developing eSIM standards that provide a better experience for consumers," AT&T said, adding that it "will continue to work proactively within GSMA, including with those who might disagree with the proposed standards, to move this issue forward.".
5G Evolution is AT&T's name for certain LTE-Advanced technology, which means it's actually part of the 4G framework, not 5G. Everyone pointed this out when AT&T breathlessly announced 5G Evolution this time last year, but now AT&T is doubling down on the fairytale, announcing that it's launching 5G ...
AT&T has steadily improved its prepaid phone plans over the past few years, and today, it's making a few more additions and improvements. The highlight is a new 8GB plan that costs $50 per month, but comes down to $40 per month if you enroll in automatic monthly payments to renew service. While that ...
AT&T has withdrawn its planned initial public offering of Vrio, its DirecTV business in Latin America, just hours before the new stock was to start trading. AT&T said in a statement on Wednesday that the decision to withdraw Vrio's IPO was made based on current market conditions, but did not elaborate.
AT&T Inc. plans to launch a “skinny bundle” of television channels without sports that will cost $15 a month, one of the lowest prices available for a nationwide streaming live TV plan. The service, called AT&T Watch, was announced Thursday by Chief Executive Randall Stephenson, who used his time on ...

Time Warner and AT&T set to testify after government rests yesterday. 12 Hours Ago. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on the lawsuit filed by the U.S. government in an effort to block AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes made the case for his company to be acquired by AT&T as he took the stand on Wednesday in the antitrust trial over the proposed $85 billion merger. Fielding questions from lead AT&T and Time Warner attorney Daniel Petrocelli, Bewkes depicted Time Warner as a company ...
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Ongoing worries regarding the Time Warner trial and spiking interest rates have dragged down AT&T's stock price for months. Despite brighter prospects for earnings and outlook, the stock has not gained any upward momentum. The all-decisive Time Warner trial finally started on March 19 and so far ...
Last week AT&T announced the exclusive communications platform for public safety came to life with the nationwide launch of the FirstNet Dedicated Network Core. This network will let first responders communicate wirelessly during a disaster. Something they were unable to do during 9/11. FirstNet will be ...
AT&T and T-Mobile are two of the three carriers in the United States that carry the Galaxy S8 Active, and both have started pushing Android Oreo to the phone on their networks. AT&T's update weighs in at around 1.2GB, whereas T-Mobile's is a bit heftier at over 1.3GB. Even with that difference in size, ...
Almost ten months after telecom giant AT&T withdrew an application for a large industrial facility atop Short Hill Mountain under heavy public protest, the company has returned with a much smaller but taller application. AT&T has applied for permission to build a 150-foot telecommunications tower atop ...
AT&T is considering swapping out some of its Cisco switches with a networking switch of its own design. While that would mean a possible revenue hit for Cisco, it could mean faster innovation and more development opportunities for the carrier's channel partners. The Dallas-based carrier is planning to ...
Instead, the banker was referring to a more consequential corporate melodrama: the anti-trust trial between the Justice Department and AT&T, which has been unfolding inside the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in downtown Washington. At stake is not only AT&T's still-pending $85 billion ...
As AT&T Kentucky continues its installation of fiber internet service, the company said Jefferson Riverport International is now AT&T Fiber ready. The company says the designation gives economic development leaders another tool to promote the site for outside companies or Louisville companies looking ...
WASHINGTON -- As streaming services gain popularity, Turner CEO John Martin described Wednesday how programmers find themselves in a tug-of-war between legacy TV companies and emerging internet-based offerings. In his testimony, Martin said the merger between Dallas-based AT&T and ...
That date is the deadline that AT&T and Time Warner set in December, after the trial date was set, to complete their combination. Leon's warning was that he cannot quickly turn around an opinion with the “level of detail and accuracy” expected from such a complex case. He said that it could run 250 pages.
WASHINGTON — Turner Networks CEO John Martin was on the stand again in the AT&T-Time Warner antitrust trial, and was at one point grilled about a 2015 email in which he wrote that Dish's new Sling TV service would be “crap” without the Turner channels. The Justice Department is trying to show that ...
WASHINGTON — Turner Networks CEO John Martin, testifying in the AT&T-Time Warner antitrust trial on Wednesday, highlighted a key argument for the merger: The threat coming from Google and Facebook for advertising dollars. “We are not even playing in the same arena,” Martin said under ...
Rajgopal upgraded both stocks to Buy from Hold on Wednesday, with a $41 price target on AT&T and a $55 price target on Verizon. For AT&T, he cites the company's shareholder-return potential and balance sheet, although its higher exposure to pay TV is a turnoff. For that reason, he likes Verizon slightly ...
WASHINGTON — Can distributors of TV content compete if they don't carry popular channels like CNN and TNT or sporting events like March Madness? That question was at the heart of testimony Tuesday in the antitrust court battle between Dallas-based AT&T and the Justice Department. Turner networks ...
AT&T and Time Warner's lead attorney is making the case that Time Warner content may not be as vital to distributors as the government is making it seem in the Justice Department's lawsuit to stop the two companies from merging. It might seem unusual for an attorney to argue that his client's product is not ...
One of the government's key witnesses in its lawsuit to stop AT&T's purchase of Time Warner almost didn't take the stand on Monday. The second witness the Justice Department was scheduled to call in the trial -- Warren Schlichting, the president of the streaming television service Sling TV, was almost ...
WASHINGTON — The first witness in the AT&T-Time Warner trial, an executive from Cox Communications, testified that the combined company would gain increased leverage that would allow it to demand onerous terms in carriage negotiations over the Turner networks. Suzanne Fenwick, vice president of ...
The government's lead witness in the Department of Justice lawsuit against AT&T derided an arbitration offer designed to show good faith to cable programmers as it looks to close its $85 billion acquisition of Turner parent Time Warner. In his relentless cross-examination, defense attorney Daniel Petrocelli ...
What Hollywood is talking about: DOJ and AT&T fighting words... Good morning. Welcome to the weekend. There is a large coyote sitting beneath a grove of oak and cypress trees in our neighbors' yard. He seems totally at peace with the world and entranced by the sound of a garbage truck. SUBSCRIBE ...
AT&T and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) have kicked off a collaboration to integrate the ONF's work on multigigabit PON with ONAP. The two organizations will also begin work to integrate VOLTHA (Virtual Optical Line Termination Hardware Abstraction), the open source software stack powering ...
AT&T wants to demonstrate 5G using the 28 GHz band when it hosts its SHAPE conference June 2-3 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, California. The operator applied with the FCC for Special Temporary Authority (STA) to demonstrate the functionality, features and capabilities of 5G using experimental ...
AT&T's DirecTV and DirecTV Now are "our toughest competition" Fenwick said, pointing out DirecTV's media platforms, aggressive marketing and its market share. Meanwhile, Turner's CNN, TBS, TNT and Cartoon Network are "must have" content -- putting Cox in a bind if it can not reach an agreement for ...
But even without AT&T, Time Warner could still move to increase its prices, especially if it turns around and merges with another major TV programmer. Unless the government becomes similarly opposed to mega-mergers between media companies–like the one that's pending with Disney and ...
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department and AT&T Inc. traded blows in a courtroom Thursday as a federal judge opened proceedings on whether the telecom giant's planned purchase of Time Warner Inc. violates antitrust laws. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon said little while the government and the ...
But for AT&T and CNN parent company Time Warner, joining forces is all about survival. The media industry has been upended in recent years by a handful of internet and tech companies — most prominently Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. Each is offering video content -— the live sports, ...
In Vertical Systems Group's 2017 Global Provider Ethernet Leaderboard, AT&T overtook the second position from Colt, which dropped to the third position. AT&T has continued to advance its global network capabilities, announcing in February that its SD-WAN service is now available in the more than 150 ...
One of the most high-stakes antitrust battles in recent memory is about to unfold in court, as AT&T argues its case for buying Time Warner, despite objections from the Justice Department. If approved, the purchase will create an outsized media behemoth that combines AT&T's 25 million paid TV subscribers ...
A deal for Time Warner supports AT&T's 2015 acquisition of DirecTV, which is already showing signs of decline. Doubling down on media may not be AT&T's wisest move as technology giants like Google and Amazon spend billions on content. It is also possible Time Warner is simply a melting iceberg that ...
T-Mobile US CFO Braxton Carter (pictured) revealed the operator traced a significant dip in its Q4 2017 prepaid subscriber growth to a mobile device promotion run by rival AT&T during the period. Speaking at an investor conference, Carter noted T-Mobile recorded a “very significant decrease” in prepaid ...
Trial proceedings got underway this week for the Justice Department's challenge to block the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger, and one of the more interesting early developments involves Google. On Monday, Judge Richard Leon indicated that an as-yet-unnamed Google executive may need to be ...
Grand Rapids is one of 70 cities nationwide where AT&T Fiber is available. The 1 gigabit connection is available in 7 million locations throughout the U.S., which now includes homes, apartments and small businesses throughout West Michigan. "High-speed internet has quickly become a preferred way to ...


 

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