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AT&T: American multinational conglomerate
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower in Downtown Dallas, Texas. It is the world's largest telecommunications company, the largest provider of mobile telephone services, and the largest provider of fixed telephone services in the United States through AT&T Communications. Since June 14, 2018, it is also the parent company of mass media conglomerate WarnerMedia, making it the world's largest media and entertainment company in terms of revenue. As of 2018, AT&T was ranked #9 on the Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.


AT&T launches pricier HBO Max to take on Netflix [Video]

AT&T launches pricier HBO Max to take on Netflix

AT&T’s WarnerMedia division launched its HBO Max streaming service on Wednesday, kicking off an ambitious plan to take on Netflix, Disney and Amazon, but its entrance into the global streaming war is..

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Verizon loses wireless subscribers [Video]

Verizon loses wireless subscribers

Verizon Communications lost 68,000 phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill in the first quarter amid lockdowns that closed 70% of its stores. As Fred Katayama reports, it also withdrew its full-year..

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Too much TV? Enter HBO Max, the latest streaming wannabe

too much tv? enter hbo max, the latest streaming wannabe
Is a pandemic the perfect time to launch a new and relatively expensive streaming service? AT&T sure hopes so. The phone company is investing billions in HBO Max, its first big entertainment venture..
WorldNews - Published

AT&T denies investors a dial-in as annual meeting goes online

Activist investors say telecommunications pioneer AT&T Inc will not take their calls for its upcoming annual meeting, reinforcing their concerns that the shift of the gathering to cyberspace due to the..
Reuters - Published

Union agreement with AT&T is a model for shared economic progress in coronavirus crisis

The AT&T-CWA agreement proves that good decisions are possible in hard times. It shows we can work together toward long-term shared prosperity. - Published

Exclusive: CEO of AT&T ad unit Xandr resigns - source

Brian Lesser, chief executive of AT&T Inc's advertising unit Xandr, has resigned, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, raising questions about the future of its advanced advertising..
Reuters - Published

DirecTV's days are numbered

AT&T management, which has seen massive subscriber losses in 5 years, now admits DirecTV will only be sold in rural areas, putting its future in doubt - Published

AT&T TV review: Lack of polish, missing content mar AT&T's new cord-cutter service

AT&T TV is a combination of live TV packages and streaming options, with subscribers gaining access to more than 5,000 apps in the Google Play Store. - Published

Major U.S. tech firms pull out of Barcelona meet over coronavirus fears

Cisco Systems Inc , Facebook Inc , AT&T and Sprint Corp on Tuesday became the latest U.S. technology companies to pull out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona due to the coronavirus..
Reuters - Published

CBS misses revenue estimates as AT&T dispute hurts ad sales

CBS Corp fell short of Wall Street estimates for third-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as a 19-day carriage dispute with AT&T Inc pressured advertising sales during the period.
Reuters - Published

AT&T "baited" customers with unlimited data plans, FTC says

Telecom will offer $60 million in refunds to settle complaint that it slowed users' mobile internet service
CBS News - Published

AT&T to pay $60 million to settle 'unlimited data' throttling case with FTC

Wireless carrier offered "unlimited" plan, then reduced data speeds by "throttling," when customers consumed too much data. - Published

AT&T surprises with HBO Max price in battle against Disney and Netflix

AT&T Inc in May will launch its HBO Max streaming service with a new "Game of Thrones" series at the current HBO price of $15 a month in an aggressive move to battle Netflix, Disney and Apple for the..
Reuters - Published

AT&T reveals HBO Max price and date it will take on Disney, Netflix

AT&T Inc executives on Tuesday said the company's HBO Max streaming video service will cost $15 per month -- the same price it currently charges for HBO -- when it launches in May 2020, marking an..
Reuters - Published

AT&T to add directors, sell up to $10 billion in assets next year

AT&T Inc on Monday unveiled a three-year strategic plan that included adding two new board members, selling off up to $10 billion worth of non-core businesses next year and paying off all its debt from..
Reuters - Published

Behind AT&T's plan to take on Netflix, Apple and Disney with HBO Max

In the bestselling novel "Circe" -- optioned by WarnerMedia for its forthcoming HBO Max streaming service -- the daughter of the Greek god Helios tames wild beasts and menaces the gods.
Reuters - Published

SIM Swap Victim at Crossroads After Failed Lawsuit Against AT&T

sim swap victim at crossroads after failed lawsuit against at&t
Last year, CoinStaker reported on the lawsuit filed by Michael Terpin against AT&T. Terpin claimed that the mobile giant misused his personal information, which resulted in hackers stealing over $24..
WorldNews - Published

AT&T, Elliott in talks after activist campaign launched: sources

AT&T and Elliott Management are talking about issues the activist hedge fund raised last month when it pushed for change at the U.S. telecommunications and media conglomerate, two people familiar with..
Reuters - Published

Streaming services pile up debt as they compete for industry dominance

Companies including AT&T, Netflix and Comcast are dealing with billions of dollars of debt as they invest more money into content and compete for industry dominance. Sara Fischer, media reporter for..
CBS News - Published

U.S. presidential candidate Warren calls on AT&T to reject plan she says will cost jobs

U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on AT&T Inc to reject an activist investor plan she said would lead to job cuts, staking out a different position than President Donald Trump who has..
Reuters - Published

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers

From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view - Published

Elliott Management calls for AT&T shake-up as Trump piles on

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp on Monday unveiled a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T Inc and urged the sprawling U.S. telecommunications and media conglomerate to end its acquisition spree and..
Reuters - Published

Trump claims CNN 'is bad for the USA' as he praises new AT&T investor

A new AT&T investor, which owns the company that CNN is under, announced Monday he wants to make changes to AT&T. - Published

Elliott questions AT&T's Time Warner purchase, calls for asset sales

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp on Monday questioned AT&T Inc's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner and called for the wireless carrier to sell non-core businesses to boost its stock price,..
Reuters - Published

Trump calls activist shareholder moves on AT&T 'great news'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday weighed in on activist investor Elliott Management Corp's moves targeting AT&T Inc , calling the hedge fund's actions "great news" and repeating his criticism of..
Reuters - Published

Elliott urges AT&T to sell assets, questions Time Warner deal

AT&T Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Monday called for the wireless carrier to sell some of its non-core businesses and cut costs in an effort to return more value to shareholders, sending..
Reuters - Published

Shareholder Elliott urges restructuring at AT&T

AT&T Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Monday called the wireless carrier "deeply undervalued" and urged it to restructure its business, including cutting costs in units, to increase..
Reuters - Published

AT&T, Nexstar end eight-week dispute, channels returning to DirecTV, U-verse and AT&T TV

After an eight-week blackout, access to Nexstar stations is being restored to DirecTV and AT&T U-verse subscribers. - Published

AT&T got a giant tax cut but has laid off thousands, union says

Labor strife at the telecom giant is the latest sign President Trump's tax cut hasn't paid off for workers
CBS News - Published

Wireless carriers slow video content even in off-peak hours

Research finds that AT&T "throttled" YouTube and Netflix video content, but not Amazon's streaming service
CBS News - Published

U.S. state legal chiefs, telecom firms set to crack down on robocalls

Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications..
Reuters - Published

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks

AT&T and T-Mobile announced today the carriers are offering robocall identification across networks in a first step toward SHAKEN/STIR implementation. - Published

Man charged with bribing AT&T workers to unlock phones

Muhammad Fahd, 34, allegedly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to AT&T workers to insert malware and misuse credentials to gain access to mobile devices
CBS News - Published

7/29/19: CBSN Evening News

Deadly shooting at festival in California; CBS blacked out by AT&T on DIRECTV.
CBS News - Published

AT&T wireless business grows but premium TV subscribers decline

AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it ground out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time..
Reuters - Published

AT&T beats quarterly phone subscriber estimates

AT&T Inc on Wednesday beat Wall Street estimates for net wireless subscribers who pay a monthly bill as it grounded out some growth in a saturated market and continued to bundle media content from Time..
Reuters - Published

Lost without CBS? There are ways to watch despite AT&T-CBS standoff on DirecTV, U-verse

Millions are still without CBS after AT&T dropped it from DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse. But there's still ways to watch during the carriage tiff. - Published

CBS stations go dark for DirecTV customers amid contract dispute with AT&T

CBS Corp and AT&T Inc failed to renew their contact, resulting in millions of DirecTV subscribers losing access to CBS programming.
Reuters - Published

AT&T drops CBS channels from its cable systems

CBS Corp said on Saturday AT&T Inc has removed CBS's television stations from the channels of DIRECTV, DIRECTV NOW and AT&T U-verse TV customers.
Reuters - Published

CBS and AT&T are warning customers that some stations may be dropped from DirecTV, U-verse

Some DirecTV and AT&T U-verse customers could soon lose access to their local CBS stations. Are you at risk? - Published

Microsoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billion

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc on Wednesday said they reached a deal under which the telecommunications company will tap Microsoft's Azure cloud service for its computing needs and use Microsoft 365,..
Reuters - Published

AT&T "free" robocall blocking service comes with a $4 catch

A government ruling opened the door for robocall-blocking services, but AT&T's full protection will cost you
CBS News - Published

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3. - Published

Nexstar stations blacked out on AT&T DirecTV and U-verse amid contract dispute

Some DirecTV and AT&T U-verse subscribers lost access to Nexstar stations on July 4th after AT&T and Nexstar were unable to reach an agreement. - Published

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants

The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior..
Reuters - Published

Trump suggests AT&T boycott to force change at ‘unfair’ CNN

trump suggests at&t boycott to force change at ‘unfair’ cnn
President Donald Trump, newly arrived for a state visit to the U.K., criticized CNN in a pair of tweets (scroll down to the end of this post to see them in full) as “very bad for U.S.” and..
WorldNews - Published

Trump says customers should drop AT&T over CNN news coverage

U.S. President Donald Trump targeted AT&T on Monday, urging customers to drop the telecommunications company over its ownership of cable news network CNN in the latest salvo in his long-running..
Reuters - Published

Democratic House Votes to Restore Net Neutrality - But There’s a Long Road Ahead

democratic house votes to restore net neutrality - but there’s a long road ahead
by Adam Yardley - The US House of Representatives has voted to bring the Obama-era Net Neutrality rules back into law following months of speculation. However, with the bill set to undergo further..
One News Page Staff - Published

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