AT&T goes home and away in Q2 results

AT&T talked up the addition of wireless customers at home and the prospects for its new network in Mexico during its Q2 2015 financial announcement. The operator reported 2.1 million net additions, of which 1.4 million was connected devices. This rated as its …

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America Movil updates on Mexico plans, as Q2 profit dips

America Movil addressed the “major change” impacting Mexico’s telecoms market, as the telecoms group reported Q2 results which reflected the “mixed bag” of economies in which it operates. With Mexico being a critical market for America Movil, the company noted …

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HTC targets US market with latest Desire smartphones

Troubled smartphone maker HTC is targeting the US market with four new mid-tier devices, which it said are “designed to make premium smartphones affordable and accessible to all”. It said that devices will be “broadly available at prepaid and postpaid …

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Opponents turn on T-Mobile US’ Legere; Claure’s claws are out

The two largest operators in the US – AT&T and Verizon Wireless – have come out fighting against further concessions for smaller rivals in next year’s spectrum auction. Both operators blogged against T-Mobile’s request that a set aside of 30MHz of spectrum …

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Dealmaker Ergen is in no hurry

Dish Network, the satellite TV broadcaster reportedly in deal talks with T-Mobile US, is not rushing to conclude any M&A activity, chairman Charlie Ergen told the Denver Business Journal. In fact, the reverse is true, according to Ergen (pictured). “We’re …

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FCC chair opposes further auction restrictions for AT&T, Verizon Wireless

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Tom Wheeler, wants the regulator to reject a request made by T-Mobile US for low-band spectrum to be set aside for smaller carriers in the next spectrum auction, while the Justice Department argues …

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AT&T to invest $3B in Mexico on network coverage

AT&T will invest approximately $3 billion in Mexico to make its high-speed mobile internet network available to 100 million people by the end of 2018. The US giant has already spent $4.4 billion in the country this year after acquiring …

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AT&T exec calls for “future focused” regulation

LIVE FROM LTE WORLD SUMMIT 2015: The technology sector needs “future-focused policy frameworks” in order to support continued investment and innovation, according to Antonio Amendola, executive director for international external affairs at US operator AT&T. “I think today, more than …

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AT&T hit with $100M fine for throttling data on unlimited plans

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to land AT&T, the second largest operator in the US, with a $100 million penalty for misleading its subscribers about unlimited data plans. The regulator alleges that the operator throttled the data speeds …

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