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May 18, 2011  10:14 PM

AT&T to manage chaos on the horizon – if conditions are right



Posted by: KateGerwig
AT&T, cloud computing, FCC, LTE, T-Mobile, wireless broadband

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson was selling managed chaos theory in Dallas Wednesday in his keynote speech at the TIA’s “Inside the Network” conference. His kind of chaos theory has nothing to do with applied mathematics, unless it’s...

March 21, 2011  11:35 AM

AT&T prepares to buy T-Mobile for $39 billion, awkward marketing moments ensue



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
4G, AT&T, M&A, mergers & acquisitions, T-Mobile, wireless broadband

It'll be hard for any vendor or carrier at CTIA Wireless this week to trump the bombshell that AT&T and T-Mobile USA dropped on Sunday -- that the No. 1 wireless carrier in the U.S. is acquiring the No. 4 carrier for $39 billion. It seems that few industry pundits saw this coming, as much of...


April 6, 2010  3:53 PM

Cha-ching: AT&T aims for business customers with $1 billion spending spree



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
AT&T, business services, cap-ex, network expansion

Recession? What recession? AT&T scoffs at the suggestion, releasing a $1 billion spending plan to...


February 12, 2010  4:42 PM

Google’s broadband plan: Take that, AT&T



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
AT&T, google, iPhone, mobile broadband, wireless

Yup, we all heard -- Google is getting into the broadband business. Are the lobbyists...


February 9, 2010  12:53 PM

T-Mobile USA spin-off from DT could finance remaining 3G build out



Posted by: KateGerwig
3G wireless, AT&T, mergers & acquisitions, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless

The rumors are all over the place. T-Mobile USA may be pushed out of the cozy Deutsche Telekom nest to fund its own build-out with an IPO. Either that or a possible Sprint...


November 5, 2009  7:33 PM

Trouble in paradise: Amazon dumps Sprint for Kindle, falls into the arms of AT&T



Posted by: Jessica Scarpati
Amazon, ARPU, AT&T, kindle, Sprint

Ah, young love. When Amazon launched the Kindle almost two years ago, the company proposed to Sprint Nextel Corporation: Support us! The wireless carrier accepted. They took the solemn vow to be partners in sickness and in health, in good times and in bad. Although the


October 20, 2009  9:31 PM

Apple’s record-setting quarter and what it means for telecom



Posted by: KateGerwig
Android, AT&T, iPhone, mobile phones, operating system, Telecom, Verizon, wireless

Telecom is a hard-knock life sometimes, like this week when Apple announced its most profitable quarter EVER. No small part of that smashing success is the 7.4 million iPhones sold in the quarter. Of course, in the U.S., AT&T benefits from those new iPhone users since they use AT&T’s 3G...


July 15, 2009  2:43 PM

Apple’s slice of the app store pie



Posted by: WPeterson
app store, Apple, AT&T, iPhone

Grandma's secret ingredients were always nutmeg, high ARPU, and lots of love.I've reported that wireless...


June 12, 2009  7:23 PM

Dear gadget hounds: Wireless networks more than their phones



Posted by: WPeterson
AT&T, Palm, Sprint

I know, I know, it's just the natural tides of media coverage chasing after the latest buzz, but really: AT&T, Verizon and Sprint are more than their headline-grabbing devices.

As I blogged previously, the


May 13, 2009  4:27 PM

More LTE vendors join the 4G party (but no cake for Nortel!)



Posted by: WPeterson
4G, Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, LTE, Nortel, Verzion

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/kWp-Rj5o9uA" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Lately, 4G is starting to seem like (relatively) easy money for everyone ... or rather, everyone but poor, beleaguered Nortel, which is starting to remind me of Milton from...


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