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AT&T invests $575 mn in Arizona wireless and wired networks

US telecom operator AT&T has made an investment of nearly $575 million in its Arizona wireless and wired networks during 2014-2016 to enhance coverage, speed and performance. AT&T...
Verizon Wireless LTE coverage

Verizon in 3-year fiber optic cable deal with Corning

Telecom operator Verizon announced a 3-year deal with Corning to purchase fiber optic cable and hardware to ensure coverage and capacity for its wireless...
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T-Mobile signs deal for 160 MW from Red Dirt wind project

Telecom operator T-Mobile has signed an agreement for up to 160 MW from the new Red Dirt wind project in Oklahoma. T-Mobile said the largest...
AT&T

AT&T to buy Straight Path for $1.6 bn for 28 GHz ad 39 GHz...

Wireless operator AT&T is set to buy Straight Path Communications Inc. for $1.6 billion to boost its 28 GHz and 39 GHz millimeter wave...
Comcast introduces Xfinity Mobile

Comcast Xfinity Mobile has a plan to take on Big 4

Cable giant Comcast has started wireless operations to rival established telecoms such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. Currently, the US wireless market is undergoing...
Sprint unlimited data plan in April 2017

Sprint presents 50% cheap unlimited plan, stops other offers

Telecom operator Sprint on Thursday announced new pricing for its Unlimited Freedom plan and the removal of other plans. Sprint said its latest unlimited plan...
AT&T data plans

AT&T adds free HBO channel to wireless plan

Telecom operator AT&T has added HBO channel – free of cost – to its wireless plan, challenging rivals such as Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. The...
IP Networks from Cisco and Ericsson

Nextel taps Ericsson and Cisco to strengthen IP network

Nextel, a telecom operator in Brazil, has tapped Ericsson and Cisco to supply IP routers to strengthen its IP network for supporting traffic growth...
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AT&T, Comcast, Verizon to gain from Internet privacy rules signed by Trump

Broadband providers such as AT&T, Comcast and Verizon Communications will gain from the new Internet privacy rules signed by US President Donald Trump. The bill...
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Sprint invests in small cell sites in Detroit

Telecom operator Sprint said it implemented dozens of new small cell sites throughout the Detroit’s downtown area to improve customer experience. Sprint is utilizing small...
AT&T data plans

AT&T names Kay Kapoor to strengthen $15 bn Public Sector biz

Telecom operator AT&T has named Kay Kapoor as the president of the newly set up Global Public Sector organization to enhance its revenue streams. AT&T...
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Net neutrality: Trump’s next battlefield

US President Donald Trump is set for another battle when it comes to his administration's approach to policy making and this time, it is...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and team has a busy schedule in April

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai announced revolutionary programs for discussion in April. The following items are tentatively on the agenda for the April...
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson image by Bloomberg

AT&T bags 25-year wireless broadband contract for first responders

Telecom operator AT&T has bagged a 25-year contract for constructing a wireless broadband network to enable first responders during emergencies in the U.S. FirstNet, an independent...
Nokia AirScale base station

Nokia bags LTE deal from ALTAN Redes beating Ericsson and Huawei

Nokia has bagged a LTE deal from ALTAN Redes to build and operate a new LTE and 5G-ready wholesale network in Mexico – beating...
Bell MobileTV

Bell to invest $854 mn for FTTH broadband in Montreal

Telecom operator Bell will be investing $854 million in Montreal to offer broadband fibre technology to homes (FTTH) and businesses across the city. Bell said...

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