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AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

Source: Business Balla | May 19 2014, 5:22pm CDT | by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises...
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Cincinnati Bell Wireless customers are now free to leave

Aug 1 2014 1:16pm CDT | Source: Cincinnati Business Courier

Cincinnati Bell Wireless customers looking to switch their service provider are now free to do so without facing a fee. The company announced in April that it is selling its wireless spectrum to Verizon for $210 million. It said at the time that it would help customers transition to the network of their choice once the sale was closed. However, starting Aug. 1, Cincinnati Bell Wireless is waiving contract termination fees for customers who want to change service providers. Customers are ...
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Flash fire in downtown manhole sends worker to hospital

Aug 1 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: St. Louis Business Journal

A flash fire broke out at 9:20 a.m. Friday in a manhole in front of the AT&T building near the intersection of Ninth and Chestnuts streets in downtown St. Louis. One worker sustained minor burns on the hands and face and was transported to a hospital for further inspection, according to St. Louis Fire Department Battalion Chief Paul Maletich. A company subcontracted by Ameren had a worker in the manhole to rem ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 available for AT&T Nokia Lumia 925, Lumia 520

Aug 1 2014 7:29am CDT | Source: BetaNews

Months after its unveiling in early-April at Build 2014, Windows Phone 8.1 is finally rolling out to compatible smartphones. Among the latest Windows Phone 8 devices to receive the coveted software upgrade are the AT&T variants of Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 520, the latter of which being a branded version of the most popular Windows Phone to date. AT&T customers using Lumia 925 and Lumia 520 can apply the software upgrade right awa ...
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Time Warner Cable enters the Triangle fiber fight

Jul 31 2014 12:02pm CDT | Source: Triangle Business Journal

Raleigh is about to get a fiber Internet boost – but this time it’s Time Warner Cable at the reigns. Time Warner Cable has announced its intention to “transform” the customer experience in seven markets with its TWC Maxx initiative, including Raleigh. Specifically, the super-fast Internet and TV service is coming to Charlotte, Raleigh, Dallas, Hawaii, Kansas City, San Antonio and San Diego. Read: AT&T trumps Google in Raleigh, first to offer residentia ...
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Eagles to fly into San Antonio for landmark concert tour

Jul 31 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: San Antonio Business Journal

Get ready to move into the fast lane. The History of the Eagles world tour will land in San Antonio on Oct. 15 at AT&T Center. The iconic rock band will performs a long list of classic hits that span a Hall of Fame career — including tracks featured in the group’s acclaimed documentary, “History of the Eagles.” The tour kicked off on July 6 in Louisville, Ky., and includes stops throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Ireland and Eur ...
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A Small Town in Tennessee Has The Big Cable Companies Terrified

Jul 30 2014 5:07pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

While the nation's largest internet service providers have been making lots of noise recently, the country's fastest network has stayed quiet, just like the Tennessee town it services. The small, southern city of Chattanooga, Tennessee, boasts internet speeds up to a whopping gigabit per second, thanks to a local municipal fiber internet network, and has since last year. That's the same speed as Google Fiber, only th ...
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Atlantic Tele-Network - Great Management, Huge Net Cash, Undervalued Segments

Jul 30 2014 10:47am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By 60° North Investments:Atlantic Tele-Network (NASDAQ:ATNI) is a "telecommunications holdings company that provides wireless and wireless telecommunications services in North America, Bermuda and the Caribbean" (taken from the ATNI homepage). The company can be divided into four segments: U.S. Wireless, U.S. Wireline, International Integrated Telephony (wireless plus wireline; ATNI owns 80%), and Island Wir ...
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Netflix to pay AT&T for smooth video downloads

Jul 30 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: CNBC

Netflix has struck a deal with AT&T to ensure smoother streaming f ...
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