After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.
AT&T said it launched a new online interface for its U-verse On Demand storefront in more than 40 markets, including Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas and San Antonio.
Cricket provider Leap Wireless is exploring how to use big data analytics to help improve the customer experience for its no-contract subscriber base, wading gingerly into the world of big data that larger carriers seem intent on exploiting in the years ahead.
AT&T is seeing some early success with its fiber deployments. Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told investors at a J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference today that the company is seeing good uptake of its fiber to the building deployments from the small and medium-size business market.
Just days after reports circulated that ESPN was in talks with a Tier 1 wireless operator about potentially subsidizing consumer access to the company's content via mobile, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson told investors at a J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference that he expects content and app developers to soon introduce new types of business models that will allow customers to get access to their content without racking up high data usage bills.
Google Fiber has added Gladstone as the latest municipality in the Kansas City area to get its 1 Gbps fiber to the premises service.
AT&T is looking to add 250 more new members to its workforce in North Carolina who will serve about 30 sites to fulfill growing demand for wireline and wireless services.
The FCC wants to conduct trials related to the telecom industry's transition to all-IP networks, a proposal that is getting a mixed response from traditional telcos and industry groups.
While a free preview for the new ABC Now app that launches Tuesday will allow any viewer in New York or Philadelphia to stream live video, subscribers of Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network may not be able to use the app after the preview ends on June 30.
AT&T and the Communications Workers of America District 1 have established a tentative four-year union agreement covering about 3,000 wireline employees in Connecticut.