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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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Ho-humm baby — Giants tickets price under team's last 2 World Series runs

Oct 21 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

With hours to go before the first pitch of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals, one thing is sure: Giants fans aren't paying up for a ticket. Yet. Tickets for the three potential World Series games at AT&T Park are pricing out on the ticket resale market at an average of about $1,159. Even with a steady 6 percent increase in prices since Friday, it appears that Giants fans won't hit the all-time ticket resale record of $1,701. ...
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What a logo on Nashville's 'Batman Building' is worth to U.S. Bank

Oct 21 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: Nashville Business Journal

U.S. Bank is paying a price for not having its logo atop Nashville's tallest skyscraper — the AT&T tower, whose twin spires define the skyline and inspire the nickname "the Batman Building." U.S. Bank has its regional headquarters in the tower, subleasing the space from AT&T. Under the bank's lease agreement, the bank will pay $225,000 per year for permission to put signage on the tower's angled glass facades, p ...
Full article at: Nashville Business Journal


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AT&T Earnings Preview: Next Program, Margins In Focus

Oct 21 2014 12:36pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

When the company announces its third quarter earnings, we expect revenues to grow in the low-to-mid single digits, owing to robust wireless postpaid subscriber adds, low churn, an expanding U-verse user base and its continued focus on margins. AT&T also expects about 58% of its total postpaid user base to be on its Mobile Share Value plans in the third quarter. Growing acceptance of the carrier’s Next program as well as its Mobile Share Value shared data plans ...
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Greensboro to host 2015 USA Gymnastics Championships

Oct 21 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area

Greensboro has landed another big-time national amateur athletics competition, with the Greensboro Coliseum Complex to host the 2015 USA Gymnastics Championships in June. USA Gymnastics announced Tuesday that the coliseum will host the event, which is expected to bring 1,600 of the country's gymnasts to the Triad June 24-28. Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics, said the success last year with the AT&T American Cup, anoth ...
Full article at: Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area


I'm Having A Really Hard Time Spending $587 On An iPhone 6 Plus (AAPL)

Oct 20 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

I'm having trouble pulling the trigger and buying a new iPhone. About four or five times now, I've gone to or opened the Apple Store app on my iPhone, loaded my shopping cart with an iPhone 6 Plus, and then, at last minute — bailed. The problem is that the phone so crazy expensive. It used to be that you could walk into an Apple Store and buy a good iPhone for $200—$300 if you w ...
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AT&T gives grant to NMSU supporting student tech development

Oct 20 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: New Mexico Business Weekly

NMSU announced it is receiving a $10,000 grant from AT&T to support its Innoventure program, which helps students develop technological solutions to everyday problems. The program is part of NMSU's Arrowhead Center, NMSU's economic-development arm. Students come from around the state to participate in Innoventure, a seven-month program that helps students to develop new technologies. The program culminates with a compet ...
Full article at: New Mexico Business Weekly


U.S. Bank seeks signage atop downtown's 'Batman building'

Oct 20 2014 6:51am CDT | Source: Nashville Business Journal

Could another corporate logo soon adorn downtown's AT&T Tower, also known as the 'Batman Building'? Nashville Post reports that U.S. Bank officials are seeking a variance from the Metro Planning Department to allow additional signage on the building, as current regulations only permit one skyline sign per facade. Nashville Post reports that the Metro Planning Department is scheduled to hear the request on Thurs ...
Full article at: Nashville Business Journal


FCC chief says he agrees with Obama on fast lanes for internet

Oct 17 2014 5:51pm CDT | Source: Topix

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler said he agrees with President Barack Obama in opposing creation of so-called fast lanes for Web traffic as the agency rewrites open-Internet rules. "The president and I are in agreement and have always been," Wheeler said at a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C. Wheeler sparked a furor that helped generate 3.7 million comments filed at the FCC by proposing rules earlier this year that might let I ...
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