AT&T

Platform News: Google movements

Google at odds with US over protective order for firms tied to lawsuit

Google along with the US Justice Department have failed to reach agreement on a protective arrangement for third parties such as Microsoft that supplied information to the authorit...

Platform News: Google

US says Google breakup may be needed to end violations of antitrust law

Even the US Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, declared the $1 billion company of illegally using its market power to fend off competitors and said nothi...

Federal Communications Commission

Platforms businesses urge FCC to reject Trump bid to impose new social media regulations

A group representing major online companies including Facebook, Amazon.com and Google urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to refuse a Trump administration bid to narr...

Federal Communications Commission

US court upholds FCC cap on 5G small cell fees

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco largely upheld the three orders that the FCC adopted in 2018 to speed 5G deployments, despite objections from dozens of US cities.

AT&T

AT&T loses subscribers as media unit hit by COVID-19 pandemic

AT&T have said that they lost monthly telecoms subscribers and suffered a $2.8 billion revenue decline due to the ongoing delay in feature film releases and advertising shortfa...

Platform News: Spotify music streaming app based out of Sweden

DC superheroes coming to your headphones as Spotify signs podcast deal

Podcasts featuring Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman will soon stream on Spotify as the Swedish music streaming company has signed a deal with AT&T Inc’s Warner Bros and ...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

HBO Max streaming service will be available on Apple devices at May 27 launch

HBO Max, the forthcoming streaming service from AT&T-owned WarnerMedia, will be available on Apple devices when it launches on the 27th of May, the company has said. 

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

US wireless firms extend concessions for coronavirus-hit until end of June

Major US wireless firms said on Monday they will extend a commitment through June 30 not to cancel service or charge late fees to customers who have been impacted by the coronaviru...

AT&T

AT&T names new Chief Executive as Trump gloats over changes at CNN owner

Veteran John Stankey will take over as AT&T CEO, the company has said, as the US telecommunications and media giant grapples with the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and its la...

Federal Communications Commission

FCC votes to open additional spectrum for Wi-Fi use

The Federal Communications Commission has voted unanimously to adopt new rules to open a new chunk of spectrum for Wi-Fi use as the number of devices is expected to rapidly increas...

AT&T

AT&T pulls its 2020 financial forecast as COVID-19 clouds business

AT&T has pulled its financial forecast for the year as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic clouded its view for the foreseeable future. 

Platform Industry: Apple reveals discount iPhones for sale

Apple unveils a $399 iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple has just released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company’s smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious cust...

AT&T

AT&T takes on $5.5 billion loan to boost ‘financial flexibility’

The US telecoms and media giant AT&T have announced a $5.5 billion term-loan agreement, which it stated would give the company “financial flexibility” during the co...

Television

AT&T’s Xandr announces new advertising partnerships

AT&T Inc’s advertising unit Xandr has stated that it is partnering with Walt Disney Co, AMC Networks and sister company WarnerMedia to make it easier for advertisers to b...