Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) expanded its presence in the United States with the launch of a new Broadcast Operations Center (BOC) at the PSSI International Teleport in Pittsburgh.
AT&T CEO Speaks Out on their New Network Goals
AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh tells us their new goal is to be the premier provider of broadband connectivity in the U.S.
Verizon Expands 5G Home Internet
These days, having just “ok” internet doesn’t cut it. According to a recent Morning Consult study, homeowners want a reliable internet connection when looking for a new home. In fact, the overwhelming majority of those shopping for a home say access to 5G home internet (77%) and 5G cell network (75%) make a home more valuable. Realtors agree that home values are positively impacted by access to 5G home internet (75%) and 5G cell network (73%). Homebuyers express excitement about 5G benefits including higher internet speed (90%), enhanced security (88%), simpler home internet setup (85%), more coverage in more places (84%), uninterrupted streaming (83%) and higher-quality video calls (82%).
Verizon Introduces Financial Literacy Program for Kids
Verizon introduced a new tool for parents to help their kids as they take charge of their financial future. Starting today, Verizon and non-Verizon customers can try Verizon Family Money for 30 days on us1— a new, easy-to-use app and prepaid debit card that allows kids to save, spend, earn, and become money-savvy. Parents can step back and watch their kids become financially responsible as they help manage from the sidelines. Verizon partnered with Galileo, the API standard for card issuing and digital banking, to create the fintech platform Family Money is built on. The Family Money Prepaid Visa Card is issued by Metropolitan Commercial Bank.
TELUS Continues Global Sustainability Leadership
TELUS has set new science-based greenhouse gas (GHG emissions) reduction targets to further demonstrate its global sustainability leadership and support the world’s fight against climate change.
DHS Selects AT&T to Modernize Telecom Infrastructure
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded AT&T four task orders valued at $306 million over a span of 12 years. This will pave the way in modernizing and transforming the telecom infrastructure of the public-security-focused division.
More Legal Problems for Frontier Communications
The Federal Trade Commission, along with law enforcement agencies from six states, sued Internet service provider Frontier Communications, alleging that the company did not provide many consumers with Internet service at the speeds it promised them, and charged many of them for more expensive and higher-speed service than Frontier actually provided.
T‑Mobile Raises 2021 Guidance
T-Mobile reported first quarter 2021 results highlighted by total net additions, postpaid net additions, and postpaid phone net additions. The company also reported strong financial results and raised 2021 guidance as its synergy-backed model simultaneously delivers customer growth and profitability.
AT&T Completes Public Wi-Fi Trial in Downtown Austin
AT&T has successfully completed a proof-of-concept (PoC) trial of its Wi-Fi network through the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) OpenRoaming™ service. Covering areas of downtown Austin, the network showcases secure, automatic, and friction-free access to any device using the public Wi-Fi network.
Verizon Business Takes Internet of Things Connectivity Global
Enterprises can now benefit from Global Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity from Verizon for mobile assets in 170 countries worldwide with permanent roaming options in North America and Western Europe all on a single SIM.