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AT&T acquires Alltel's US retail wireless business for $780m to boost its rural coverage

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American telecommunications giant AT&T has signed an agreement with Atlantic Tele-Network to acquire its retail wireless operations, which currently operate under the Alltel brand, for $780 million. The deal means that AT&T will acquire the company’s wireless properties, including licenses, network assets and retail stores, as well as roughly 585,000...
AT&T acquires Alltel's US retail wireless business for $780m to boost its rural coverage
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AT&T boasts $3.9 billion profit in Q4 2012

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American telecommunications giant AT&T announced its Q4 2012 financial results this afternoon, which reflect $3.9 million in net profit for Ma Bell's final fiscal quarter of last year. The company's also posting "record smartphone sales" of 10.2 million -- "the most by any US carrier," it claims. Developing ...Filed...
AT&T boasts $3.9 billion profit in Q4 2012

Markets: Winning the Bandwidth Race Through Fiber-to-the-Home Networks

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Even though America is in a “global bandwidth race” and our “nation’s future economic security is tied to frictionless and speedy access to information,” according to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski’s latest speech – we don’t have a plan for winning that race. And our current incumbent providers are not going...
Markets: Winning the Bandwidth Race Through Fiber-to-the-Home Networks

AT&T could be looking to merge with a European carrier this year, WSJ reports

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American telecommunications giant AT&T is looking to merge or purchase a new carrier operating in Europe, according to a report published today by the Wall Street Journal. The company, which offers the largest 4G network in the United States covering 275 million people, as well as the largest international coverage...
AT&T could be looking to merge with a European carrier this year, WSJ reports

ZTE to testify at congressional espionage hearing

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China's ZTE has agreed to participate in US congressional inquiries into the companies alleged ties to the Chinese government and any potential espionage threats arising from those ties. ZTE, along with Huawei, is under investigation by the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence over subsidies the company receives...
ZTE to testify at congressional espionage hearing
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