Posts tagged with: ATTs

AT&T’s Cricket lifts 8 Mbps speed cap, adds 5G

AT&T’s Cricket Wireless prepaid brand has grown to 12.4 million subscribers, an increase of more than 2 million in the last two years. It’s been a challenging last two years for a lot of people, with limited in-person contact and...

Boingo to equip 12 airports with AT&T’s mmWave 5G

Boingo Wireless, well known for its distributed antenna system (DAS) and Wi-Fi expertise, is bringing millimeter wave 5G connectivity from AT&T to 12 airports across the U.S. Boingo CEO Mike Finley anticipates other carriers to follow in bringing 5G to...

AT&T’s McElfresh doesn’t dwell much on third place in wireless

AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh gave props to the company for putting fiber and 5G investments at the forefront following the announcement about the WarnerMedia spinoff, but didn’t spend a lot of time dwelling on AT&T’s third-place position in the...

T-Mobile undeterred by AT&T’s heightened 5G investment

Earlier this week, AT&T said it will invest in 5G beyond what it had stated earlier – it’s now boosting its 5G and fiber broadband capex to around $24 billion after the Discovery/WarnerMedia deal closes in 2022. Instead of reaching...

AT&T’s spin-off of WarnerMedia frees up money for 5G investments

AT&T is combining its WarnerMedia unit with Discovery in a deal that will garner AT&T about $43 billion. WarnerMedia and Discovery, together, will focus on becoming a pure-play content company, serving direct-to-consumer streaming services globally. AT&T has owned the Time Warner assets for...

AT&T’s network ranks best performing in Dallas tests: SRG

Here’s a twist on network performance tests of the big three U.S. wireless operators: Fastest doesn’t always mean best. That’s not exactly news, but it’s noteworthy when the winner of a network performance study happens to show up with the...

AT&T’s mmWave 5G takes off at Tampa airport

AT&T has launched millimeter wave 5G service in parts of Tampa, Florida, including Tampa International Airport. Tampa International (TPA) is the first airport announced but AT&T said it’s been working to deploy mmWave 5G – branded 5G+ – in airports...

AT&T’s building hit by Christmas bombing in Nashville

A bomber blasted an AT&T building in Nashville on Christmas Day, and officials are investigating whether he was motivated by a paranoia of 5G, according to The Guardian. The bomber was identified as Anthony Warner, 63, an information technology employee...

AT&T’s 5G strategy is a little like Verizon, a little like T-Mobile

While AT&T was one of the early proponents of mmWave spectrum for 5G, the company has been rather quiet about its 5G spectrum strategy this year. Speaking at a FierceWireless 5G virtual event this week, Gordon Mansfield, AT&T’s VP of...

AT&T’s Cricket no longer operating corporate stores

AT&T has shifted its Cricket prepaid brand to a 100% authorized retailer model, according to Wave7 Research. That means the phones and services that are sold through brick and mortar stores are strictly through dealers and not corporate-owned stores. A spokesperson...
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