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AT&T acquiring Straight Path

In another sign that they’re serious about 5G AT&T has announced plans to acquire Straight Path Communications, according to a recent press release. Straight Path seems to be a holding company that was created to buy…

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Get AT&T Unlimited Plus, stream HBO for free

Now that’s what I call synergy. AT&T’s new unlimited plans are really taking the world by storm, and they’re already getting better. Most of us thought unlimited plans were gone forever but AT&T brought them back…


AT&T tapped to build wireless first responder network

AT&T has taken the next step toward building a nationwide wireless first responder network, according to an article published in Ars Technica. The network, called “FirstNet,” brings all fifty states into the same wireless network and will allow first…


Will AT&T Shut Down U-Verse?

Don’t believe everything you read. There are two stories here, and the story you think you’re reading isn’t even the interesting one. I think pretty much everyone knows that at some point, AT&T U-Verse, the company’s…


AT&T reports fourth quarter earnings

Good, but not as good. AT&T had a pretty good fourth quarter last year, but for shareholders who still remember the way things were back in the DIRECTV days, things were a little less shiny and…


AT&T to reveal fourth quarter results

AT&T is expected to reveal its 4th quarter 2016 results in a conference call taking place later today. Unlike the DIRECTV days, the new corporate overlords prefer to make financial disclosures quietly, usually after the stock…



When AT&T ruled the world

In the 20th century, there was no greater technological giant than AT&T. The company started by Alexander Graham Bell (who may or may not have actually invented the telephone) dominated the century by introducing innovation after innovation. In…


Still not bundling? Why not?

It’s like free money. One of the biggest benefits of AT&T coming together with DIRECTV is bundling. In the past, it was enough to have “just” a TV service or “just” a wireless service, but consumers…


AT&T did well this past quarter

It’s a good day to be an AT&T stockholder. Although the market is holding back its enthusiasm for the Time Warner purchase, the financials released quietly over the weekend tell a story of a strong company getting even stronger. Revenues…