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AT&T Q3 results stronger than expected with HBO, wireless subscriber gains

AT&T added more than 5 million domestic wireless net adds in Q3 During the AT&T 2020 Q3 earnings call, the latest quarter was summed up as follows: strong connectivity results; business transformation on track; and improved cash flow. Digging deeper into these assessments shows that...

Kagan: John Stankey talks HBO Max, AT&T and WarnerMedia

John Stankey, CEO of AT&T WarnerMedia, discussed the launch of their new HBO Max streaming service and the future of AT&T. He talks about the changing industry, the changing company and the changing competition. This was a very eye opening and important conversation. Let...

AT&T launching two new video-focused services

AT&T TV pilot starting this summer; HBO Max to launch in 2020 With its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner and its massive portfolio of video content, AT&T made a big bet on serving as the producer and distributor of media hopefully made even more...

AT&T on track for nationwide 5G in the first half of 2020

FirstNet build 60% complete; 70% completion by year end, AT&T CEO says AT&T continues to grow the reach of its LTE network dedicated to first responders with company executives reporting during a Thursday earnings call that FirstNet is approximately 60% complete and has already attracted...

DOJ says judge ignored “common sense” in approving AT&T, Time Warner deal

AT&T, Time Warner combo anti-competitive, DOJ says In June, U.S. District Judge Richard Leon ruled that AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner could proceed with no concession or restrictions. In his opinion, Leon wrote, "If there ever were an antitrust case where the parties...

AT&T offers unlimited data customers HBO for free

AT&T continues in its mission to actively transform the television space and blend it with wireless creating a new converged and expanded industry segment. Now they are now offering HBO to their unlimited data customers for free. This is big news for users who...

Reality Check: As digital video competition intensifies, collaboration becomes paramount

New and evolving digital video models are set to change the market and require a new mindset to succeed Remember in recent years when technology disruption upended the music and publishing industries? A slightly different – yet potentially more seismic – upheaval is happening now...

HBO exec: Wireless infrastructure, mobility key to our success

DALLAS — As we enter an era of on-demand TV anywhere, content creators and distributors are only one part of the equation. Without the wireless infrastructure to make that content available over mobile networks, and at a high-quality, a huge potential audience is unavailable. That...

Verizon packages HBO Now in latest video promotion

Verizon tempts upgrades, new lines of service with 3 months of free HBO Now access, though data access is not included Verizon Communications continued to link growing demand for video content to its Verizon Wireless service, announcing a deal for free access to the HBO...

HBO added to Verizon video service, including mobile platform

Verizon, HBO sign content distribution agreement that will include mobile video platform Verizon Communications' video plans are set to receive a premium-channel boost as the telecom giant announced a “broad agreement” with Home Box Office that allows Verizon to distribute HBO content through Verizon digital...

Contracts: Rio Olympics chooses Embratel and Claro; HBO and Motorola; and more

Embratel and Claro Brazil: With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games to be a national sponsor, exclusively in the Telecommunication Services categories. Thus, Embratel and Claro will be able to use the right of associating their brand to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the...

HBO Latin America selects Motorola Mobility’s Technology for all MPEG-4 programming distribution

PR Newswire | February 28, 2011 | Press Release Transition to all MPEG-4 will optimize bandwidth utilization, readying the network for delivery of more high definition services HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola Mobility Inc. (NYSE: MMI) announced today that Home Box Office (HBO) Latin America will upgrade its...

HBO Latin America selects Motorola Mobility's Technology for all MPEG-4 programming distribution

PR Newswire | February 28, 2011 | Press Release Transition to all MPEG-4 will optimize bandwidth utilization, readying the network for delivery of more high definition services HORSHAM, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola Mobility Inc. (NYSE: MMI) announced today that Home Box Office (HBO) Latin America will upgrade its...

@ Perspective 2010: Operators must embrace over-the-top partners

FRISCO, Texas – Wireless operators are going to have to partner with over-the-top content providers in order to stay relevant to end users, Genband CTO Fred Kemmerer said at this morning's Genband Perspective 2010 conference for financial analysts, trade press and technology analysts.Social networks...

Margins Check: HBO on iTunes, Google’s social network, and more

Editor's Note: Welcome to On the Margins, a feature for RCR Wireless News' weekly e-mail service, Mobile Content and Culture. Every week, the RCR Wireless News staff considers events in the wider business world and how they could affect the wireless industry.--HBO announced it...

Etc.

Who says wireless shows are boring?Playboy Entertainment Group Inc. kicked off a new mobile initiative at the CTIA Wireless 2008 event in Las Vegas last week complete with the crowning of its first Miss Playboy Mobile during an after-hours event at the Palms Casino...

REVIEW: AT&T Mobility’s video service provides quality offerings at steep price

Editor's Note: Welcome to Yay or Nay, a feature for RCR Wireless News' new weekly e-mail service, Mobile Content and Culture. Every week we'll review a new wireless application or service from the user's point of view, with the goal of highlighting what works...

Carriers shun porn on deck, experiment with PG-13 offerings

More than three years after the wireless industry launched an effort to establish a ratings system for mobile content, carriers are finally beginning to restrict access to the edgy stuff. Whether such efforts will help fuel data revenues, though, remains to be seen.CTIA in...

Mobile TV goes mainstream: Guess what? Lack of devices stumbling block

LAS VEGAS-With more than 6 million users already on board in the United States and year-over-year growth of 188 percent last year, according to Telephia, mobile television is a force to be reckoned with-so much so that it got its own standout show at...

Digital Chocolate guns down ‘The Sopranos’

SAN MATEO, Calif.-Digital Chocolate Inc. scored a high-profile franchise, inking a deal to produce a mobile game based on the hit HBO series "The Sopranos."The publisher said it will offer a Sopranos-branded game that will place gamers in the front office of the fictional...

Worst of the Week: RCR Mailbag

Hello! And welcome to our Thursday column, Worst of the Week. There's a lot of nutty stuff that goes on in this industry, so this column is a chance for us at RCR to rant and rave about whatever rubs us the wrong way....

Hedgehogging

Online Editor Mike Dano has been trying out various mobile TV services for the better part of two years now. We thought we'd let him rant for hedgehogging this week since the rest of us haven't spent two years assessing mobile TV. You can...

Worst of the Week: Please Change the Channel

Hello! And welcome to our Thursday column, Worst of the Week. There's a lot of nutty stuff that goes on in this industry, so this column is a chance for us at RCR Wireless News to rant and rave about whatever rubs us the...

MediaFLO trials under way, but company not telling much more

Qualcomm Inc.'s highly anticipated MediaFLO mobile TV service is gaining momentum as Sprint Nextel Corp. confirmed it was conducting trials using the network technology and could soon join initial launch carrier Verizon Wireless in offering the service to consumers. The additional support could be...

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