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AT&T Internet

AT&T has recently announced that they have launched high-speed fiber internet service in the greater Birmingham area, Alabama. Moreover, reports say that they are also planning to expand the high-speed fiber internet services to neighboring communities like Hoover and Alabaster.

As per the announcement from AT&T, residents and small business owners of Birmingham can sign up and make use of the 1-gigabit internet connection. Parts of Montevallo, Chelsea, Pelham, and neighboring communities can also access the high-speed connection.

AT&T claims that the 1-gigabit high-speed fiber internet connection is about 20 times faster than the average speed that is offered by wired internet services. Officials stated that the prices for the connection will start around 70 dollars a month.

Fiber internet or high-speed internet can be a big boon for high-tech businesses in the area that has lot of servers and data needs. AT&T has launched the high-speed internet service in Madison and Huntsville last month and it is a big success. However, AT&T is not the only telecom company that is eyeing the growing fiber optic market in the United States.

AT&T plans to connect, apartments, small businesses, and homes in 11 new metros to their 1 Gigabit internet connection. This expansion is part of the newly made AT&T Fiber umbrella brand, under which, they plan to bring their Ultra Fast internet service to at least 67 metros. Reports say that AT&T is targeting to serve at least 45 metros by the end of the year.

The Ultra Fast internet service is already launched in areas of 29 of the largest metro areas in the country. This service is marketed to more than three million locations now, out of which, over 500,000 accounts to condominiums and apartments. It is believed that AT&T is on track to exceed their target of 12.5 million locations planned by 2019.

COX:

Cox Communications has made it possible to use mobile health checkups, cleaning, cooking, video conference, live podcasting, and video games simultaneously on the same internet source. This is possible with the G1GABLAST service by Cox, which is actually a part of the Cox Smart Home services.

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Cox Communications had earlier put the Cox Smart Home for display at Esencia in Rancho Mission Viejo in a model home. Esencia is Orange County’s first master-planned residential community wired with fiber-optic technology. This will present an opportunity for homeowners to access and enjoy the fast internet service from Cox.

Cox Communications claims that their internet service at Esencia will be hundred times faster than the normal internet service we receive today. They also added that their subscribers would be able to download almost 1000 photos or a high definition movie in about a minute.

In a latest release, Cox Communications stated, “Today’s average household connects six devices to the internet, from laptops and tablets to gaming and smartphones. That number is expected to increase to 50 devices by the year 2022.”

Cox representatives also demonstrated their latest internet service by enlisting podcasters, professional gamers, video bloggers, and many other professionals. Cox Communications simultaneously operated 30 different devices on the same internet source and the demonstration event was a huge success for the major company.

TWC Internet:

PanTerra Networks is a leading provider of unified cloud services and they have announced the expansion of their SmartBand services. The SmartBand service will be expanded to include Time Warner Cable (TWC) 15mb-50mb internet plans. The addition of TWC connectivity to the SmartBand offering of PanTerra will make sure that the users will have an even wider footprint and they will get more options while making a complete cloud based communication solutions.

The partnership of PanTerra with TWC internet shows their commitment in offering their users ultra safe and reliable cloud based solutions that include unified communications, contact center, file sharing services, and collaborations. PanTerra is the first provider to offer an end-to-end secure cloud solution with their HIPAA compliant cloud and Multi Factor authentication for all the optional MLPS networks and IP phones. WorldSmart solution from PanTerra is able to provide the most secure communication solution for any business. WorldSmart solution is interoperable with Office 365, Google Apps, Dropbox, and Outlook.

Telecom Giant Faces Lower Stock After A Record High

With telecom giants Comcast® about to announce their earnings of the 2nd quarter the coming days, the investors are unsure about the stock. After reaching an all-time high the previous day, it seemed to lose its position drastically on the following day. There is a cloud of uncertainty regarding the earnings of Comcast®. The company, which is one of the fastest internet provider in the country has been displaying similar trends in the recent past. The investors would also be looking forward to seeing big numbers on high-speed internet subscribers. This would contribute to offsetting the bleeding video subscribers. Investors’ Subject Of Interest In Comcast® Earnings As Comcast® reported the Q1 earnings 3 months back, it surpassed all the profit
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Telecom Giant Converts A Problem Into A Revenue

AT&T® was the first mobile operator in the US to provide a service that allows customers to cancel unwanted calls. By starting this initiative, they have given birth to a new source of revenue which would be helpful for the company to reduce its debt. The Federal Communications Commission announced the previous month that the operators are allowed to block robocalls in default mode for their subscribers. Before this, the customers had to choose a robocall blocking service offered by their operator. Robocalls are a source of annoyance to many people. Statistics suggest that the previous month alone saw around 4.4 billion robocalls aimed at Americans. AT&T® which offers some of the best cable deals of the country made a
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Telecom Giant To Stay In New York

The New York State Public Service Commission has agreed to allow Charter Communications who are also known by the name Spectrum to carry on its operations in New York. This happened even after the company’s transgressions based on their promises to the state about their merger with Time Warner Cable. Based on the new deals, the company, which is also one of the fastest internet providers, hopes to get better results in the city. The previous year, the State of New York and Charter Communications entered into a tentative deal. This allowed the Charter-Spectrum to stay operational. When the deal became known in the public, it had to receive approval from New York’s Public Service Commission. Besides, it was a
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Major Cable Operator Will Provide Eye-Control to Users

A new web-based remote has been developed by Comcast® which is capable of assessing everything on the TV and the home devices connected to it. The latest feature provides the users control over basic TV functions like searching for a movie, changing the volume, or shifting the channel, all by simply moving their eyes near the screen. Below is a discussion on this feature released by Comcast® which is one of the fastest internet provider in the country. The company considers this development as a small step ahead for the technological advancements that would follow. Wlodkowski is a pioneer of technology at Comcast®. He is himself blind and has advocated numerous programs for the disabled and better access to technology
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A Review of 5G Speed Tests on Major US Internet Providers

The major internet providers in the United States launched 5G internet speed and a reputed team of professionals tested its efficiency and ability to cater to the needs of the users. The major internet providers mentioned above include AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. After testing their internet speeds in the major American cities, it is reported that AT&T is the fastest internet provider since it offers the best download speeds. However, there are some limitations to this. Note that only business customers will be able to use the 5G enabled phones of AT&T as of now. Ordinary buyers will have to wait till 2020 to make use of the 5G internet speed of this fastest internet provider. All the four
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Telecommunications Companies Team Up to Develop Targeted Advertising

Comcast® is one of the best cable TV providers in the US that continues to innovate in the industry. On June 18, 2019, the company introduced a program to develop an advertising plan, which better targets viewers, as the TV segment looks to draw in more advertisers from digital players such as Facebook Inc. and Google. Comcast’s initiative, known as “On Addressability”, looks to set standards for the addressable advertising approach, which targets advertisements to certain households according to their interest. So far, it has only been done on a small-scale basis in television advertising. Comcast® said that it will team up with two other providers of cable TV, namely Cox Media® and Charter Communications®, to accumulate the things they
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Customers are “Beta Testers” for an Upcoming Streaming Service

Customers who use the AT&T® streaming device said that they felt as if they are beta testers for DIRECTV NOW’s new service. The President, Mobility and Entertainment, at AT&T® David Christopher confirmed this is true in a talk with FierceVideo. “AT&T® built its new streaming box for the service because the company believes it wouldn’t get all the benefits if it had just made the new DIRECTV® service an application,” said Christopher in the interview. FierceVideo added, “Christopher reiterated the benefits that AT&T executives have previously laid out, namely the low-cost piece of hardware that consumers can install, which will help lower the cost of customer acquisition by eliminating the need for truck rolls and
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A New Telecom Store Set To Connect With Steamboat Springs Community

People in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, will have the option to purchase a new phone and understand more about DIRECTV NOW® or DIRECTV® at an AT&T® store. Active Communications, Inc. is the authorized AT&T® retailer in this Colorado region. The Active Communications president, Anita Denboske said, “We have wanted to open a store in Steamboat Springs for a long time.” Denboske opened the retail outlet earlier in June 2019 at 1809 Central Park Drive. Besides this one in Steamboat Springs, she also owns and runs other stores in Edwards, Eagle, Basalt, Aspen, Grand Junction, Dillon, and Glenwood Springs. “We are excited that AT&T® has given this opportunity. We are also excited to become a part of the community of Steamboat Springs,”
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AT&T® To Launch Its First 5G-Enabled Mobile Phone on June 17

AT&T® is one of the popular telecommunication giants in the United States of America and often comes up with the best internet plans and offers. The fastest internet provider is now all set to launch its first 5G-enabled mobile phone. However, regular customers will not be able to purchase it now since the company… On June 12, 2019, AT&T® announced the launch of its first mobile phone. The company is all set to launch its Samsung Galaxy S10 phone that employs the AT&T® developer program on June 17th, 2019. The phone supports 5G network system and this innovation ecosystem is about to kick start the next generation of connected devices and define the possibilities of the best internet or 5G
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Telecom Company Working On A Health Tracking Device

The telecom Company Comcast® is planning to build an in-home device to examine people’s health. The company also said that it is planning to test the same towards the end of the year 2019. A team including the senior vice president and general manager of health innovation at Comcast® are in the stage of developing the technology. The device will assess people’s basic health parameters with the help of ambient sensors. It is going to concentrate on people who may spend an excessive amount of time in bed or someone who visits the bathroom too frequently. Besides, the company is also looking into detecting falls. This has been a major cause for fatality among the senior population. The Plan Comcast®
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Telecom Giant Faces Lower Stock After A Record High

With telecom giants Comcast® about to announce their earnings of the 2nd quarter the coming days, the investors are unsure about the stock. After reaching an all-time high the previous day, it seemed to lose its position drastically on the following day. There is a cloud of uncertainty regarding the earnings of Comcast®. The company, which is one of the fastest internet provider in the country has been displaying similar trends in the recent past. The investors would also be looking forward to seeing big numbers on high-speed internet subscribers. This would contribute to offsetting the bleeding video subscribers. Investors’ Subject Of Interest In Comcast® Earnings As Comcast® reported the Q1 earnings 3 months back, it surpassed all the profit
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Telecom Giant Converts A Problem Into A Revenue

AT&T® was the first mobile operator in the US to provide a service that allows customers to cancel unwanted calls. By starting this initiative, they have given birth to a new source of revenue which would be helpful for the company to reduce its debt. The Federal Communications Commission announced the previous month that the operators are allowed to block robocalls in default mode for their subscribers. Before this, the customers had to choose a robocall blocking service offered by their operator. Robocalls are a source of annoyance to many people. Statistics suggest that the previous month alone saw around 4.4 billion robocalls aimed at Americans. AT&T® which offers some of the best cable deals of the country made a
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Telecom Giant To Stay In New York

The New York State Public Service Commission has agreed to allow Charter Communications who are also known by the name Spectrum to carry on its operations in New York. This happened even after the company’s transgressions based on their promises to the state about their merger with Time Warner Cable. Based on the new deals, the company, which is also one of the fastest internet providers, hopes to get better results in the city. The previous year, the State of New York and Charter Communications entered into a tentative deal. This allowed the Charter-Spectrum to stay operational. When the deal became known in the public, it had to receive approval from New York’s Public Service Commission. Besides, it was a
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Major Cable Operator Will Provide Eye-Control to Users

A new web-based remote has been developed by Comcast® which is capable of assessing everything on the TV and the home devices connected to it. The latest feature provides the users control over basic TV functions like searching for a movie, changing the volume, or shifting the channel, all by simply moving their eyes near the screen. Below is a discussion on this feature released by Comcast® which is one of the fastest internet provider in the country. The company considers this development as a small step ahead for the technological advancements that would follow. Wlodkowski is a pioneer of technology at Comcast®. He is himself blind and has advocated numerous programs for the disabled and better access to technology
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Review of 5G Speed Tests on Major US Internet Providers

The major internet providers in the United States launched 5G internet speed and a reputed team of professionals tested its efficiency and ability to cater to the needs of the users. The major internet providers mentioned above include AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. After testing their internet speeds in the major American cities, it is reported that AT&T is the fastest internet provider since it offers the best download speeds. However, there are some limitations to this. Note that only business customers will be able to use the 5G enabled phones of AT&T as of now. Ordinary buyers will have to wait till 2020 to make use of the 5G internet speed of this fastest internet provider. All the four
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Telecommunications Companies Team Up to Develop Targeted Advertising

Comcast® is one of the best cable TV providers in the US that continues to innovate in the industry. On June 18, 2019, the company introduced a program to develop an advertising plan, which better targets viewers, as the TV segment looks to draw in more advertisers from digital players such as Facebook Inc. and Google. Comcast’s initiative, known as “On Addressability”, looks to set standards for the addressable advertising approach, which targets advertisements to certain households according to their interest. So far, it has only been done on a small-scale basis in television advertising. Comcast® said that it will team up with two other providers of cable TV, namely Cox Media® and Charter Communications®, to accumulate the things they
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Customers are “Beta Testers” for an Upcoming Streaming Service

Customers who use the AT&T® streaming device said that they felt as if they are beta testers for DIRECTV NOW’s new service. The President, Mobility and Entertainment, at AT&T® David Christopher confirmed this is true in a talk with FierceVideo. “AT&T® built its new streaming box for the service because the company believes it wouldn’t get all the benefits if it had just made the new DIRECTV® service an application,” said Christopher in the interview. FierceVideo added, “Christopher reiterated the benefits that AT&T executives have previously laid out, namely the low-cost piece of hardware that consumers can install, which will help lower the cost of customer acquisition by eliminating the need for truck rolls and
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A New Telecom Store Set To Connect With Steamboat Springs Community

People in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, will have the option to purchase a new phone and understand more about DIRECTV NOW® or DIRECTV® at an AT&T® store. Active Communications, Inc. is the authorized AT&T® retailer in this Colorado region. The Active Communications president, Anita Denboske said, “We have wanted to open a store in Steamboat Springs for a long time.” Denboske opened the retail outlet earlier in June 2019 at 1809 Central Park Drive. Besides this one in Steamboat Springs, she also owns and runs other stores in Edwards, Eagle, Basalt, Aspen, Grand Junction, Dillon, and Glenwood Springs. “We are excited that AT&T® has given this opportunity. We are also excited to become a part of the community of Steamboat Springs,”
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AT&T® To Launch Its First 5G-Enabled Mobile Phone on June 17

AT&T® is one of the popular telecommunication giants in the United States of America and often comes up with the best internet plans and offers. The fastest internet provider is now all set to launch its first 5G-enabled mobile phone. However, regular customers will not be able to purchase it now since the company… On June 12, 2019, AT&T® announced the launch of its first mobile phone. The company is all set to launch its Samsung Galaxy S10 phone that employs the AT&T® developer program on June 17th, 2019. The phone supports 5G network system and this innovation ecosystem is about to kick start the next generation of connected devices and define the possibilities of the best internet or 5G
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Telecom Company Working On A Health Tracking Device

The telecom Company Comcast® is planning to build an in-home device to examine people’s health. The company also said that it is planning to test the same towards the end of the year 2019. A team including the senior vice president and general manager of health innovation at Comcast® are in the stage of developing the technology. The device will assess people’s basic health parameters with the help of ambient sensors. It is going to concentrate on people who may spend an excessive amount of time in bed or someone who visits the bathroom too frequently. Besides, the company is also looking into detecting falls. This has been a major cause for fatality among the senior population. The Plan Comcast®
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