AT&T's Randall Stephenson plans to lean on DirecTV relationships to strike new media deals.
Most of AT&T's customer gains in the fourth quarter came from its non-smartphone business.
The $1.875 billion deal follows its acquisition of Iusacell and bid to expand its presence in Mexico.
On January 25, 1915, AT&T completed the first transcontinental telephone call in the US, after completing the challenging stretch from Denver to San Francisco.
In 1915, Alexander Graham Bell and assistant Thomas Watson again teamed up for a historic phone call, this one from New York to San Francisco.
The carrier previously charged 1 cent a minute to wireless and landline numbers in Mexico.
The company expects a pretax loss due to changes in pension and post-employment plans and abandonment of certain copper assets.
Both carriers have similar programs that allow customers to carry unused data from one month to the next, but it's not as simple as it sounds. This is how these rollover data plans really work.
CNET's Dan Graziano explains the difference between T-Mobile and AT&T's rollover data programs.
AT&T names veteran executive Thaddeus Arroyo CEO of the new Mexico City-based leadership team for Iusacell.