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AT&T Reaches Deal With Half of the Workers Who Went on Strike

Fortune - 03 Jun 2017
AT&T reached a tentative agreement on a new contract for 17,000 workers on Friday night, settling with almost half of the employees who walked out on short strike last weekend. The four-year deal with the Communications Workers of America union still ...

AT&T makes DirecTV Now a $10 add-on to its Unlimited Choice plan

TechCrunch - 02 Jun 2017
Recent reports have indicated that AT&T's new streaming service, DirecTV Now, may be seeing slowing growth. But don't count it out just yet. This week, AT&T announced it's expanding its distribution strategy for the service by bundling in with the ...

AT&T invests in area network upgrades

FW Business - 26 May 2017
AT&T made more than 65 wireless network upgrades in the Fort Wayne area last year and invested close to $20 million from 2014 through 2016. The investments allowed the company to provide new high-speed wireless internet connections while boosting ...

AT&T Buys Brocade's Vyatta Assets, Including the vRouter

SDxCentral - 02 Jun 2017
AT&T is buying the Vyatta assets of Brocade Communications, including the Vyatta vRouter. And AT&T also intends to hire certain Brocade employees associated with that business who are mostly located in California and the United Kingdom. Terms of the ...

AT&T: DirecTV Now Stalls Despite Massive Promotional Spending

Seeking Alpha - 26 May 2017
My argument has met with strong and well-reasoned rebuttals, and AT&T's status as a Dividend Aristocrat has clearly earned it the loyalty of many investors. While I do not intend to revisit the whole debate today, I did want to offer my perspective on ...

McDonald's ends four-decade Olympics sponsorship

MyAJC - 22 Jun 2017
Other sponsors to drop their Olympic sponsorship deals include Citi, Hilton, TD Ameritrade and AT&T. Comcast, meanwhile, has signed on to become the U.S. Olympic Committee's official communications partner through the 2020 Olympics. Next year's ...

AT&T (T) Set to Entertain its Unlimited Wireless Customers

Yahoo Finance - 01 Jun 2017
U.S. telecom behemoth AT&T Inc. T has unveiled a new video and unlimited wireless offering for AT&T Unlimited Choice customers and AT&T Unlimited Plus customers. The Unlimited wireless offering comes in the form of a contract-free or credit-free system.

AT&T Buys Brocade's Vyatta Software

Light Reading - 02 Jun 2017
DALLAS - AT&T has agreed to buy the Vyatta network operating system and associated assets of Brocade Communications Systems. This platform includes the vRouter product line. AT&T also intends to hire certain Brocade employees associated with that ...

White House aims to speed US drone, wireless technologies

Daily Mail - 22 Jun 2017
President Donald Trump will meet with the chief executives of General Electric Co, Honeywell International Inc and AT&T Inc AT&T Inc, major drone industry firms and venture capitalists in the latest effort by the White House to focus on ...

US carriers confirm they'll support the Essential Phone

The Verge - 30 May 2017
The Essential Phone is designed to work on all four major US mobile networks: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint. It has the necessary technology inside for compatibility with each. So the $699 debut device from Andy Rubin's new company, at minimum, ...

Why This May Be The Weekend AT&T Investors Have Been Hoping For

Seeking Alpha - 02 Jun 2017
AT&T knew when it made a deal to acquire Time Warner that the company's two biggest assets were Warner Bros. and HBO, though one was more successful than the other. Recently, HBO has been the more stable and successful of the pair, but the hope ...

AT&T: Where Dividends Become Debt

Seeking Alpha - 31 May 2017
AT&T (T) is in a declining industry with a heavy debt burden and a heavy dividend obligation. While the company technically fits the definition of a “dividend aristocrat,” having increased dividends for 25 consecutive years, I consider this to be a ...

It's A 5G Land Of Confusion: AT&T And Verizon Muddy The Waters

Forbes - 31 May 2017
5G, or Fifth Generation, is the next iteration of wireless telecommunications promising to deliver unbelievable speed to your mobile phone or connected device as well as support more devices, improve reliability, and deliver longer battery life ...

US STOCKS-S&P, Dow hurt by energy, banks; biotech boosts Nasdaq

Daily Mail - 21 Jun 2017
The four-company telecommunications sector was the second weakest with a 1.2 percent drop, with AT&T Inc leading the percentage declines. The Nasdaq biotechnology index was up 4.1 percent, on track for its biggest one-day gain since the day after ...

AT&T still in talks with wireless workers

FierceWireless - 05 Jun 2017
AT&T reached a tentative agreement with 17,000 AT&T West and DirecTV workers late last week, but the carrier is still in talks with tens of thousands of employees of its wireless business. The nation's second-largest wireless operator—and the world's ...

Why AT&T Is No Longer at Ease

Market Realist - 24 May 2017
The report that AT&T (T) lost 191,000 postpaid subscribers in 1Q17 wasn't surprising. After all, Verizon (VZ), the largest wireless carrier in the US (SPY), had reported a loss of 289,000 postpaid phone customers in the same quarter. But what's even ...

AT&T's DirecTV Now May Have a Cannibalization Problem - 31 May 2017
Whether it's AT&T's (T) DirecTV Now, Sling TV, or Sony's (SNE) PlayStation Vue, all have had to operate businesses caught between profitability and consumer expectations. Newer services from Hulu and YouTube TV are likely to suffer the same fate.

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