Tag: AT&T

The Great Streaming Rebundling Is Here

With more than 40 million subscribers, HBO Max is big—but that is apparently not big enough. In an interview with CNBC last December, Discovery CEO David Zaslav said, “I think ultimately a lot of those companies are going to realize, ‘I don’t have enough.’ And then they’re going to say, ‘Who can we merge with […]

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The Coming Revolution in the American Economy

These investments delivered much more than the initial goal. They resulted in dozens of spillover products, industries, and processes that President Kennedy could never have foreseen when he pledged to send a man to the moon. Major investments in semiconductors and software engineering transformed technology, leading to modern computing. Meanwhile, NASA’s work required inventing materials […]

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Corporate America Has Spent $50 Million on State Lawmakers Who Support Limiting Voter Access

The AT&T Communications Inc. corporate headquarters building is seen March 6, 2006 in San Antonio, Texas. AT&T announced plans to acquire BellSouth in a deal valued at approximately $67 billion. Photo: Toby Jorrin/Getty Images (Getty Images) Some of America’s biggest and most profitable corporations have given more than $50 million to state lawmakers who have […]

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Nadria Tucker Discusses ‘Seemingly Out of Nowhere’ Dismissal From Superman & Lois Writers’ Room and WB Investigation

Nadria Tucker (Superman & Lois, Krypton)Photo: Courtesy of Nadria Tucker Nadria Tucker writes for TV. She also wants to make sure her own personal story and truth are told, as well. Advertisement In November 2020, Tucker took to Twitter to announce that her contract as a producer on The CW’s show Superman & Lois had […]

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Nadria Tucker Discusses ‘Seemingly Out of Nowhere’ Dismissal From Superman & Lois Writers’ Room and WB Investigation [Updated]

Nadria Tucker (Superman & Lois, Krypton)Photo: Courtesy of Nadria Tucker Nadria Tucker writes for TV. She also wants to make sure her own personal story and truth are told, as well. Advertisement In November 2020, Tucker took to Twitter to announce that her contract as a producer on The CW’s show Superman & Lois had […]

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HBCUs, Communities of Color Impacted by COVID-19 Will Be the Real Winners During NBA All-Star Weekend

Lance Thomas of the Brooklyn Nets gestures as he and teammates kneel in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement prior to an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Photo: Ashley Landis-Pool (Getty Images) […]

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AT&T Unlocked Games selects 6 finalists for $50,000 women’s indie game dev contest

AT&T has named six finalists for its $50,000 contest to highlight women in game development. It’s part of the company’s effort to be an ally to women in an industry where they are underrepresented. On December 2, the finalists in the AT&T Unlocked Games event will pitch their in-development games to a judging panel of […]

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iOS 14.1 makes 5G only a little less confusing than Android 11

It’s easy to describe early 5G networks right now as messy: under-built, inconsistently performant, and quite likely to confuse potential users. All of the major carriers now portray 5G as a journey, not a destination, and since customers won’t necessarily find 5G signals wherever they go, initial attempts to squeeze them for extra monthly 5G […]

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Apple’s Hi, Speed iPhone event may normalize low-speed 5G and fast CPUs

Believe it or not, I’ve spent the last several years preparing for Apple’s “Hi, Speed” media event, which will largely focus on officially introducing the first 5G iPhones. When I began studying 5G, there were no business or consumer 5G devices, and zero 5G cellular towers, but plenty of excitement across multiple industries. 5G has been hyped as […]

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AT&T To Stop Selling Its DSL Internet Plans

If you live in an urban area, there’s a good chance that you’re probably spoilt for choice when it comes to internet connectivity, but when it comes to more rural areas, those choices might be severely limited to just DSL. Unfortunately for those people living in rural areas that rely on AT&T’s DSL services, your […]

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Exclusive: You’re Officially Invited to the DC FanDome Blerd & Boujee Afterparty With DJ D-Nice On the 1s and 2s

AT&T Dream in Black “Blerd and Boujee” Hall of Heroes DC afterparty invite Blerds! Are y’all ready for DC FanDome? Before we get to the turn-up referenced in the headline, let’s go over what to expect at DC FanDome (think Warner Bros.’ own special version of Comic-Con). Advertisement Via the press release sent to The […]

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FCC begins 3.5GHz auction, opening ‘prime’ mid band spectrum to 5G

Although the United States has already seen successful deployments of low and high band wireless spectrum for 5G networks, international carriers have largely focused on mid band spectrum — centered on 3.5GHz-adjacent frequencies — for their early 5G deployments. Following extensive preparations and some delays, the FCC today officially kicked off a nationwide auction of […]

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AT&T’s 5G network goes nationwide with no extra cost on unlimited plans

Having launched preliminary 5G services using millimeter wave hardware in late 2018, AT&T has technically been operating a 5G network for a year and a half — but between the “5G+” network’s few connection points and extremely limited hardware support, most people in the U.S. couldn’t actually use it. Today, AT&T says that it has officially […]

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Protesting AT&T Workers Question Company’s Commitment to Racial Equality

On Monday, Memphis AT&T workers and members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) held protests in solidarity with the national Strike for Black Lives. Workers at the company’s Memphis call center, warehouse, and retail stores hoped to call attention to the contradiction between AT&T’s recent statements supporting Black Lives Matter and what they say […]

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Apple will goose 5G sales in late 2020, but does anyone still care?

Take the latest VB Survey to share how your company is implementing AI today. Two years ago, when Qualcomm was commercializing early 5G components as Intel struggled to produce 5G smartphone modems, Apple appeared to be in an unenviably poor position — dependent on an Intel solution that might never come to market while a […]

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