AT&T plans to cut 3,400 jobs, shuts down 250 stores

These cuts come amid devastations caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jun 17, 2020, 17:47 PM IST

Woman with Musk's old phone number still gets calls, texts meant for him

On any given day, she receives at least three calls or texts intended for Musk, whom she has never met.

May 22, 2020, 13:00 PM IST

Pak man charged for bribing AT&T staff to illegally unlock phones

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) said in a statement that the accused bribed workers at AT&T's Bothell Customer Service Centre, Washington to plant malware and illegally unlock cell phones.

Aug 07, 2019, 16:01 PM IST

After Verizon, AT&T working with Samsung on 5G-enabled smartphone

In September, AT&T selected Samsung as one of its technology suppliers to help AT&T build its mobile and 5G network.

Dec 05, 2018, 10:40 AM IST

Anirban Lahiri opens with three-under 68 in Byron Nelson golf

India's Anirban Lahiri shot three-under 68 in the opening round to lie tied 44th at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championships golf tournament.

May 18, 2018, 20:27 PM IST

T-Mobile, Sprint aim to announce merger without asset divestitures

T-Mobile and Sprint are preparing a negotiating strategy to tackle demands from regulators regarding asset sales, including the divestment of some of their spectrum licenses after their deal is announced.

Oct 16, 2017, 09:14 AM IST

AT&T CEO hints at launching mobile video streaming service

AT&T Inc Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Tuesday hinted at launching a mobile video streaming service as early as January to target price-conscious U.S. viewers who don`t currently have pay-TV subscriptions.

Dec 09, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

AT&T helped US spying on internet: Report

The US telecom giant has a productive cooperation with the NSA and this cooperation involved a broad range of classified activities.

Aug 16, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Leaked NSA documents show AT&T helped spy agency: Report

 The US National Security Agency has used a unique, decades-old partnership with AT&T to snoop on Internet usage, according to newly disclosed documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

Aug 16, 2015, 05:45 AM IST

AT&T's $48.5 billion DirecTV purchase gets final US okay

AT&T received final U.S. regulatory approval on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country`s No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider.

Jul 25, 2015, 09:23 AM IST

FCC approves AT&T-DirecTV merger: Sources

The US Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to approve a proposed $48.5 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV , according to people familiar with the votes.

Jul 24, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

US Justice Department gives nod to AT&T-DirecTV merger

AT&T Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, an acquisition that will combine the country`s No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 04:13 AM IST

Unbreakable version of the Samsung Galaxy S6 announced

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, a a water and dust resistant version of the Galaxy S6 for outdoorsy adventurous types, was revealed by AT&T, the company that will have exclusive resale rights in the US.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

AT&T working on exclusive content for connected cars

"It`s no different than being able to hook onto a Wi-Fi hotspot anywhere and get access to content you already subscribe to and get unique content that you could only get in the back of the vehicle," Penrose said.

May 19, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

AT&T to offer Hulu on website, app this year

Hulu streaming video service will be available to AT&T customers who subscribe to Hulu.

May 14, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

US telecom groups, AT&T seek to block new Internet rules

US telecom industry groups, alongside AT&T Inc and smaller companies, on Friday called for regulators to immediately block parts of new stricter rules for Internet service providers, citing steep costs and threats to investment.

May 02, 2015, 02:23 AM IST

Apple to join Dow blue-chip index, replacing AT&T

US tech giant Apple will join the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Index later this month, replacing venerable telecom company AT&T, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced Friday.

Mar 06, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

New Internet rules set up industry's next battle

New rules that aim to protect the openness of the Internet will allow telecom and cable groups to prioritise and earn potentially vast income from some types of data, setting up likely clashes with regulators in the future.

Mar 01, 2015, 20:12 PM IST

AT&T to buy Nextel Mexico for $1.88 bn

US telecom giant AT&T said Monday it would buy wireless carrier Nextel Mexico for $1.88 billion, in the second acquisition in three months in Mexico.

Jan 26, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

Microsoft builds support over Ireland email case

Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.

Dec 16, 2014, 05:39 AM IST