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Investigation is being carried out to cover the merger between AT&T and DirecTV on grounds that it will damage public interest by lowering competition. AT&T reported an increase in consolidated revenues of 1.6% which amounted to $32.6 billion in its second quarter results.
AT&T 1 today confirmed that it will add the LG G3 Vigor with a 5-inch HD display to its leading device portfolio. Pricing and availability will be announced at a later date.
Sprint Corp., striving to win back users, is offering the best deal in the industry ahead of the biggest phone debuts of the year, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, arriving later this week. In a comparison of total costs for an iPhone 6 with a base level of 16 gigabytes of storage, Sprint's "iPhone for Life" plan is by far the cheapest of the four top U.S. wireless carriers, according to research by Jonathan Atkin, an analyst with RBC Capital Markets.
If AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV is approved, the company plans to start bundling a new fixed wireless broadband service with satellite TV packages as soon as next year. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference late last week, AT&T Inc. President and CEO Ralph de la Vega said his company is looking at dedicating spectrum in rural areas to the new broadband offering.
Being in the right place at the right time and taking a very deliberate approach to hiring have helped eBusiness Strategies LLC grow significantly since it was founded in 2001, says President and CEO Philip Wales . That growth was enough to land the company - which consults for the corporate real estate groups inside some of the country's biggest companies, from Exxon Mobil Corp. to AT&T Inc. - on the Houston Business Journal's 2014 Houston Fast 100 List.
Mexican telecom company America Movil has reached out to AT&T Inc and Japan's SoftBank Corp as it looks to sell assets along the east coast of Mexico that could fetch as much as $17.5 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The company has also approached BCE Inc's Bell Canada and China Mobile Ltd, the report cited a source as saying.
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You might want to get the ball rolling on your holiday travel plans. Industry experts predict a high demand for airline tickets this year.
Mobile will sell more than 100 smartphone models with a built-in feature that taps into Wi-Fi networks to make phone calls and send texts when customers can't connect to the wireless carrier's cellular network. The program announced Wednesday represents T-Mobile's latest attempt to lure wireless subscribers away from three larger rivals, Verizon Wireless, AT&T Corp. and Sprint Corp. Over the past 18 months, T-Mobile has shaken up the industry by replacing two-year contract commitments with monthly installment plans to pay for smartphones and lowering the cost to upgrade device and stream digital music.
AT&T, despite being the second-largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., has recently been regarded as a problematic stock, because of high competition in telecommunications and T's lower-than-estimated revenues. Recent developments - including new mobile plans and phones, network expansion, novel technologies, and increased subscriber counts - make success foreseeable for T, especially when coupled with its steady dividend.
A report this week by moving company United Van Lines lists the Dallas metropolitan area as the No. 2 place in the country that people are leaving, second only to Washington D.C. In the same survey, Dallas ranks sixth for the top cities people are moving to, behind Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Boston and Los Angeles.
The Salesmanship Club of Dallas - the host organization of the annual AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament - has elected Michael Haggerty as its new president. Haggerty, who has been a member of the group since 1997, becomes the 95th president of the Dallas-based nonprofit organization, which has been helping children and their families since 1920.
Super Mobility Week -- Connected cars and the ultimate goal of a self-driving vehicle has been a hot topic in Vegas and beyond this week. Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Lowell McAdam predicted this week that autonomous autos could be on the road in the US within three to five years.
Satellite television service DirecTV expects its merger with wireless operator AT&T Inc to be completed next April, Chief Executive Mike White told investors at a conference on Friday. "We are optimistic that we will be able to get this deal closed in the first half of next year," said White.
Apple Inc.'s new iPhones will take as many as four weeks to ship, a sign that early demand for the smartphones is outstripping supply. The iPhone 6 Plus, which has a larger display, will take three to four weeks for shoppers who pre-order online Friday, according to Apple's website, as people rushed to buy the smartphones hours after the company began taking pre-orders.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:41 am
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