Networks Best Enable Enterprise Mobility

July 27, 2007

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has announced that 72 percent of businesses expect to migrate mobile voice and data applications to an Internet Protocol (IP) network by next year, according to a global survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of AT&T. 

The global survey of 395 senior executives reveals that mobile use is most extensive among senior management in Europe, with 91 percent of respondents reporting common use. By 2010, the business use of mobile phones and other devices by management and sales staff will be nearly universal and is expected to escalate among customer service, information technology (IT), marketing staff and field workers. Read the rest of this entry »


AT&T Q2 2007

July 24, 2007

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) AT&T’s second-quarter 2007 reported earnings per diluted share were $0.47 versus $0.46 in the year-earlier quarter. Adjusted earnings per share, which exclude costs and accounting effects related to major acquisitions, were $0.70, up 20.7 percent versus adjusted earnings per share of $0.58 in the year-earlier quarter. Read the rest of this entry »


AT&T forced to offer $10 ADSL but trying to hide

June 21, 2007

AT&T is doing their best to hide the info on their websites, but in the 22-state AT&T service teritory they offer $10 for 768k/128k ADSL.  AT&T promised the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) that they would do this in order to get its acquisition of BellSouth Corp. approved last December.

According to the consumerist blog AT&T does whatever they can to prevent people from signing up, even hanging up on them.

Check here to qualify: https://swot.sbc.com/swot/promoLanding.do
 http://www.bellsouth.com/consumer/inetsrvcs/inetsrvcs_agreement_plans_pop.html


Interview with new AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson

June 6, 2007

Good interview with the new AT&T Ceo over at GigiOM.com


AT&T VoiceTone for NSTAR

June 5, 2007

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) today announced the successful implementation of an innovative voice solution for NSTAR to reinvent the way the Massachusetts-based electric and gas utility manages incoming customer service calls. Under a $3 million four-year contract, AT&T will provide NSTAR with AT&T VoiceTone, a natural-language solution that quickly and accurately responds to customers’ precise needs. Read the rest of this entry »


Randall Stephenson Becomes Chairman and CEO of AT&T Inc.

June 4, 2007

Randall Stephenson today assumed the position of chairman of the board and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies.  Read the rest of this entry »


AT&T Taps Cisco For OC-768 Upgrade

April 24, 2007

AT&T has selected the Cisco CRS-1 router to replace much of the core network gear previously provided by hardware vendor Avici. Simon Zelingher, VP of AT&T Research Labs, recently stated his company will need to upgrade to a 100-Gbit/s backbone by the end of the decade in order to keep up with bandwidth demand driven by video and multimedia applications.

 read more here and here