Covid-19 takes a $2.8 billion bite out of AT&T’s second quarter

The Covid-19 pandemic was a $2.8 billion anchor on AT&T's Q2 results due a lack of live sporting events and the cost to protect its employees, among other factors. AT&T CEO John Stankey, who took over as CEO on July 1, said on the Thursday morning's earnings call that AT&T would operate on the assumption [...]

By |2021-04-26T07:13:04-05:00July 24th, 2020|C3 Blog|0 Comments

Coronavirus breaks the telecom bundle

Consumers are adopting stand-alone broadband services at a much higher rate than just two years ago, and analysts predict that the economic downturn prompted by the COVID-19 outbreak will accelerate the trend. Why it matters: With a recession looming, consumers may look to cut pay TV service in favor of more robust standalone internet packages [...]

By |2021-04-26T07:13:06-05:00April 14th, 2020|C3 Blog|0 Comments

Tech Mahindra racks up multi-year cloud deal with AT&T

AT&T is covering all of its cloud bases with yet another cloud announcement, this time with IT vendor Tech Mahindra. The multi-year agreement, which is reportedly worth $1 billion, follows hot on the heels of recent cloud announcements with Microsoft, IBM, and Mirantis. AT&T's announced partnership with Microsoft in July was the telco's coming out [...]

By |2021-03-22T18:54:17-05:00September 9th, 2019|C3 Blog|0 Comments

Regulators give phone companies new tools to fight robocalls

Federal regulators voted Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted calls without getting their customers' permission first. The Federal Communications Commission's move could make call-blocking widespread and help consumers dodge annoying “robo” calls, which have exploded into a problem that pesters Americans on the level of billions of calls a month. One [...]

By |2021-03-23T07:52:10-05:00July 23rd, 2019|C3 Blog|0 Comments
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