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The caller stated that there would be a phone outage tonight from midnight to 6 am. The caller wanted to verify the resident's account information, to give a month of free service, for the inconvenience of the outage. The caller then asked for debit card information to make a one time $1 charge. This is a major ...
AT&T and the US Justice Department appear set to go to trial over alleged anticompetitive advantages from the mobile carrier's proposed acquisition of Time Warner, according to The Wall Street Journal. It could be a landmark case for the new media environment. WSJ reports that Starz, a rival to Time ...

Another labor negotiation has ended successfully for AT&T (nyse:T), which says a union has ratified its deal for the Mobility Orange Unit. The Communications workers of America signed off on the new four-year pact, which had been agreed to in principle Dec. 13. The deal covers about 20,000 employees ...
Caldwell County residents who rely on AT&T for their cell phone service aren't able to dial 911 Friday morning because of a technical issue at the phone company, authorities said. "AT&T teams are engaged and working to fully isolate and resolve the issue," the company told emergency authorities there, ...
AT&T (nyse:T) is our top dividend play for the next five years. We have been covering it from a number of different angles. Perhaps the most interesting of the discussions surrounded our analysis regarding the impact of FirstNet, which everyone is ignoring and this is a critical mistake. You see, this is a ...

The recent Christmas holidays made me reminisce about the first "real" job I had, working at AT&T in its legal back office during my high school holiday and summer breaks. Although the job was as boring as can be (I sometimes spent an entire eight-hour day photocopying pages of a legal briefing and the ...
Though it's up for landmarking, parts of the AT&T Building are being torn down this minute. The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has approved interior demolition of the lobby at Philip Johnson and John Burgee's postmodern tower at 550 Madison Avenue. Though the 1984 tower is up for ...
AT&T in October said it would realign its indirect channel program, bringing its three solution provider models under one roof for the first time, including AT&T Partner Exchange, ACC Business, and AT&T Alliance Channel, an independent program run by Vice President of Alternate Channels Kevin Leonard ...
AT&T hopes to get you out of gridlock. Managing traffic flow, locating open parking spots and seeing whether bridges are structurally sound are some of the potential benefits from AT&T's latest push to power the smart city. On Tuesday, the company showed off a new structure-monitoring program for US ...
AT&T and Comcast have solidified a court victory over the metro government in Nashville, Tennessee, nullifying a rule that was meant to help Google Fiber compete against the incumbent broadband providers. The case involved Nashville's "One Touch Make Ready" ordinance that was supposed to give ...
The pending AT&T-Time Warner deal isn't necessarily the model other media and telecom companies need to follow to stay relevant, said Cox Communications CEO Patrick Esser. "I don't think you have to get bigger to compete," Esser said on CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Tuesday. "I think we have to invest.".
AT&T walked away from a deal to sell the Huawei smartphone, the Mate 10, to customers in the United States just before the partnership was set to be unveiled, two people familiar with the plans said on Tuesday, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the discussions were not public. The Wall ...
It's been rumored that Huawei has apparently been negotiating with carriers such as AT&T and Verizon to offer at least one of its phones for sale in the U.S. this year. But sources close to the matter claim AT&T has reportedly canceled the deal, The Wall Street Journal reports. The report comes the same ...
The sell-off of 600 MHz airwaves may be related to AT&T's winning of the FirstNet contract, which was announced last year. That deal enables AT&T to work with the government to build out a wireless network for first responders, and gives AT&T 20 MHz of 700 MHz spectrum that can also be used for ...
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - AT&T said some of its customers in the greater Youngstown area are experiencing issues with wireline service on Friday. The company says technicians are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible. AT&T did not say what's causing the internet and phone outage ...
AT&T said its Madison area customers are back in service after outages lasting several days or longer that the telecommunications company blames on frigid temperatures. "All services are restored and operating normally at this time," AT&T spokesman Jim Kimberly said Friday. Some customers have said ...

(KWCH) The AT&T outage for Dustin St. Peter started only a few days into the new year. He noticed his Hulu stopped working and he couldn't send emails, so he tried to fix the problem on his own. "That didn't work, so I called AT&T, I've had this issue before, and after many attempts, I finally got through to ...
AT&T Inc. aims to be the first U.S. carrier to provide fifth-generation, or 5G, mobile service to phone customers this year, pitting the wireless giant against Verizon Communications Inc. and T-Mobile US Inc. in a costly network upgrade race to spur revenue growth. Unlike current trials using 5G technology to ...
Ann Arbor, MI - Freezing weather is impacting AT&T internet service for some customers in southeast Michigan as technicians work to restore operations. According to AT&T, severe weather is affecting equipment and a small number of U-verse wireline customers in areas of Detroit, Ann Arbor and ...
Reports of AT&T internet and U-verse outages in the Springfield area cropped up late Tuesday and continued Wednesday. The issue is not isolated to Springfield. Much of the Midwest is experiencing landline phone and U-verse outages amid the extremely cold weather that recently hit the region.
A union that represents AT&T employees is asking a Texas court to block the Dallas-based telecom company's plans to lay off 713 people. Communications workers of America afl-cio filed a lawsuit Friday that challenges the layoffs and says they are a bad-faith effort meant to weaken the union's power.
On Friday, AT&T announced that all 50 states and D.C. have agreed to be part of its nationwide broadband network for first responders. In addition, two U.S. territories also agreed to participate in the network which AT&T is building as part of a $6.5 billion government contract. The first responder network ...
FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, file photo shows an AT&T sign at a store in Miami. Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" and "slow lanes." The Associated Press queried seven major internet providers about their ...
This is a major win for AT&T, which officially won the FirstNet contract this past March. The contract stipulated that AT&T would manage the network for 25 years, and the company committed to spending $40 billion to manage and operate the network. In exchange, the company would receive 20 MHz of ...
For Dallas telecom giant AT&T, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This year, the company saw net neutrality rules that it had fought get rolled back. It saw a corporate tax break that it had championed get signed into law. But it also saw its $108.7 billion bid to merge with Time Warner -- a bid it ...
"Due to severe cold and icy conditions, a limited number of customers in the St. Louis area may be experiencing wireline service issues," AT&T spokesperson Chris Lester said in an emailed statement to the Post-Dispatch Friday morning. "technicians are working to restore service as quickly as conditions ...
AT&T Inc. will lay off 87 Kansas City employees from its office at 2121 E. 63rd St. between February and March as part of a larger restructuring of its call centers. According to a filing with the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, employees at AT&T's credit and collections center will be affected by the ...
The world's third-largest smartphone brand remains relatively unknown in the United States, but next year, that could start to change. According to The Information, Chinese smartphone giant Huawei hopes to make a big splash in the US in 2018 by debuting a flagship phone on AT&T. It would mark the first ...
With the current 35% tax rate, AT&T could get a $70 million deduction, but once the new 21% rate is in effect next year, the company would only get a $42 million deduction. Promising to dole out those bonuses now could save AT&T $28 million, according to The Journal's calculations. Unlike individuals ...
Telecom giant AT&T was quick to respond to news of U.S. tax reform, announcing it would give some employees bonuses once the legislation is signed into law. AT&T said in a press release Wednesday that it would give more than 200,000 of its U.S. workers who are union members a special bonus of ...
After a rough 3Q17, AT&T is gearing up to deliver the results of its holiday quarter. I do not believe much in short-term stock price upside driven by earnings-related news this month. However, I continue to believe that T is a valuable investment vehicle, particularly for the long term and to income-seeking ...
For Dallas telecom giant AT&T, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This year, the company saw net neutrality rules that it had fought get rolled back. It saw a corporate tax break that it had championed get signed into law. But it also saw its $108.7 billion bid to merge with Time Warner -- a bid it ...
FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, file photo shows an AT&T sign at a store in Miami. Now that federal telecom regulators have repealed net neutrality, it may be time to brace for the arrival of internet "fast lanes" and "slow lanes." The Associated Press queried seven major internet providers about their ...
"Due to severe cold and icy conditions, a limited number of customers in the St. Louis area may be experiencing wireline service issues," AT&T spokesperson Chris Lester said in an emailed statement to the Post-Dispatch Friday morning. "technicians are working to restore service as quickly as conditions ...
This is a major win for AT&T, which officially won the FirstNet contract this past March. The contract stipulated that AT&T would manage the network for 25 years, and the company committed to spending $40 billion to manage and operate the network. In exchange, the company would receive 20 MHz of ...
Apple and Samsung may be looking at much more competition in 2018 if a new report from The Information is accurate. Expanding on past rumors, the new report claims Huawei is partnering with AT&T to launch its Mate 10 flagship smartphone in the US. This device launched internationally several ...
AT&T has put up a $25,000 reward to try to catch the thieves targeting its company vans and leaving them inoperable. The telecommunications giant said Thursday that since mid-November, there have been 12 reported incidents in which catalytic converters were stolen from parked vehicles in their field ...
AT&T Inc. will lay off 87 Kansas City employees from its office at 2121 E. 63rd St. between February and March as part of a larger restructuring of its call centers. According to a filing with the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, employees at AT&T's credit and collections center will be affected by the ...
The world's third-largest smartphone brand remains relatively unknown in the United States, but next year, that could start to change. According to The Information, Chinese smartphone giant Huawei hopes to make a big splash in the US in 2018 by debuting a flagship phone on AT&T. It would mark the first ...
Telecom giant AT&T was quick to respond to news of U.S. tax reform, announcing it would give some employees bonuses once the legislation is signed into law. AT&T said in a press release Wednesday that it would give more than 200,000 of its U.S. workers who are union members a special bonus of ...
As a general rule, Republicans and Democrats see antitrust matters differently. Republicans tend to favor a light touch on mergers and ...
That tweet came days after the Justice Department sued to stop AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner, the parent company of CNN.
Four corporations -- Comcast, Charter, AT&T, and Verizon -- account for about 76 percent of the 94.5 million internet subscribers in the United ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, ...
That's because Comcast enjoys the benefit of already being what AT&T Inc. (T) currently can only aspire to be; a vertically integrated purveyor ...
Despite AT&T's long-standing assumption that its acquisition of Time Warner would go off without much of a regulatory hitch, it's recently ...
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876, and the company he formed (which eventually became AT&T) was a monopoly by ...
AT&T has announced deploying commercial LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LTE-LAA) technology in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana, with the ...
AT&T said some customers had reported that they could not use their cell phones to make calls on Wednesday, but those customers have been ...


 

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