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AT&T unloads Connecticut wireline biz for $2B

It plans to use the $2 billion from Frontier Communications to invest in its Project VIP initiative -- a rollout of an all-IP, wireless cloud network.

By December 17, 2013


AT&T will spend $14B to pump up wireless, wireline networks

The big carrier, facing critical challenges to its growth, now envisions bringing its 4G LTE coverage to 300 million people by the end of 2014. The investment will come over three years.

By November 7, 2012


Cashing wireline's Czech

By June 20, 2005


FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?

By May 14, 2013


AT&T revenue rides on iPhone

This article used year-earlier figures for the number of iPhone activations, subscriber growth, operating margins, and wireless and wireline revenue.

By October 20, 2011


Verizon CEO: Hard decisions needed for landline business

New Chief Executive Lowell McAdam says concessions must be made to ensure continuing service for its wireline business.

By August 7, 2011


AT&T reorganizes at the top

Company has carved the company into four segments to help align its wireline and wireless businesses.

By September 30, 2008


Web giants call for equal Internet traffic rules

As public comment on an FCC proposal wraps up, a group of 36 Web companies, including Google, Netflix, and Amazon, reiterates opposition to paying ISPs for so-called fast lane access.

By July 14, 2014


Verizon counts on wireless for profits

Phone company reports an increase in profits for the second quarter largely due to its wireless business, while its wireline business takes a hit.

By July 28, 2008


Comcast officially weighs in on Net neutrality debate

The company highlights key points in its well-known position on protecting a free and open Internet. But it also offered suggestions on how to protect consumers.

By July 16, 2014