US carrier AT&T jumped well and truly onto the Cloud bandwagon this week, announcing a future network vision dubbed the “user defined network cloud”. Despite the clunky name, the initiative is designed to transform AT&T from a slow-moving behemoth into a technology innovator, according to analysts.
US operator AT&T has entered into a multi-year agreement with Swedish car manufacturer Volvo to provide internet connectivity in vehicles in the USA and Canada starting this summer.
US operator AT&T plans to develop an in-vehicle video service as part of its connected car offering, following on from the opening of a connected car centre in Atlanta, the AT&T Drive Studio in January.
Enterprise IT giant IBM and US carrier AT&T announced a partnership Wednesday that will see the two companies co-develop cloud and analytics solutions that ingest data from M2M sensors embedded in civil and energy infrastructure in cities. The companies said they will combine analytics, cloud and security technologies in a bid to capitalise on the burgeoning Internet of Things movement.
US operator AT&T has filed a patent to prevent its customers from consuming “an excessive amount of channel bandwidth”.
US operator AT&T has reported a 149 per cent increase in net income in FY2013 to reach $18.2bn. The firm recorded net income of $7.3bn in 2012. Consolidated revenues reached $128.8bn for the year, an increase of 1.1 per cent year on year.
T-Mobile USA has launched a mobile money service that claims to do away with charges levied on US bank customers for accessing their funds.
US operator AT&T has launched two solutions to allow businesses to process payments using a mobile device. The operator teamed up with payment processing services provider Vantiv to develop the solutions, which it says offer a highly secure and swift method to process transactions.
US operator AT&T has launched an initiative that allows businesses to cover the transmission cost of content they provide to consumers. The Sponsored Data service will enable customers to view sponsored content and use apps over AT&T’s HSPA+ and LTE networks without that data usage coming out of their monthly wireless data plan.
US operators AT&T and T-Mobile have entered into a war of incentives, with each offering to pay the termination fees for customers willing to switch networks.
US operator AT&T is pitching a modular connected car platform packaging connectivity, billing, data analytics and infotainment to car makers and developers to create their own customised offerings.
The US arm of operator group Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile USA is to acquire spectrum licenses for the 700MHz A Block from Verizon Wireless.
With 2013 coming to a close, vendors and operators in the telecoms industry are sharing their thoughts and predictions about what 2014 may hold. We look at some of the forecasts being made.
US operator AT&T has signed an LTE roaming agreement in the UK with EE. The agreement was announced just days after the US firm inked a similar deal in Canada with Rogers Communications.
US operator AT&T has announced a partnership to enable LTE data roaming service in Canada using Rogers Communications’ network. AT&T said that its agreement with the Canadian operator makes it the first US operator to offer international LTE roaming.
US operator AT&T has announced the launch of a tariff that separates device costs from monthly service fees. The firm claims the plans will save customers $15 per month on average.
Chairman, Small Cells Forum and AVP Small Cell Solutions, AT&T (USA): “Small cells represent a critical tool in any operator’s arsenal.”
Gordon Mansfield, Chairman, Small Cells Forum and AVP Small Cell Solutions, AT&T (USA), is delivering a keynote on Day Two of the of the LTE North America conference, taking place on the 21st-22nd November 2013, in Dallas, Texas, USA. Ahead of the show we find out how and why small cells are going to become a critical part of every operator’s network.
Senior manager Antenna Solutions Group, AT&T: “Small cells offer operators a system that is potentially more cost effective than other solutions”
Jim Parker, senior manager of the Antenna Solutions Group at AT&T is speaking on the subject of, “Challenges of deploying high density venues: From DAS to 4G”, in the HetNets track on Day One of the The LTE North America conference is taking place on the 21st-22nd November 2013, in Dallas, Texas, USA. Ahead of the show we speak to him about the AT&T Antenna group and its focus for the next year.
It’s a bit of a Daily Mail headline but it captures the sentiment expressed by web giant Google this week after the emergence of a ‘top secret Post-it note’ suggesting the NSA hacked the data links between Google’s private cloud and the public internet in order to access Google-hosted information.
US operator AT&T is going head to head with Google as it announced that it will roll out a fibre network in Austin, Texas promising speeds of up to 1Gbps. The city is also the next urban metropolitan area in line for Google’s Fiber treatment, following the web firm’s high speed fibre deployment in Kansas.