AT&T drops plans to carry Huawei smartphones after concerns raised over Chinese spying

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei had been looking for a way to crack into the U.S. market, and it thought it had finally found a partner in Dallas-based carrier AT&T. But plans of a business deal evaporated this week after concerns about security and ties to the Chinese government, according to reports by The Wall Street Journal… Please follow and like us:

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Comcast quietly fired hundreds in direct sales before Christmas

Hundreds of door-to-door salespeople for Comcast who walk neighborhoods and troll apartment complexes to pitch its telecom and TV services were called into company offices about two weeks before Christmas and fired, according to an employee and Comcast documents reviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News, and Philly.com. The Florida employee could not be identified because… Please follow and like us:

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These liberals are angry corporations are giving out bonuses

Nancy Pelosi Last week, Speaker Paul Ryan said he believes the Republican tax bill would help workers. Today’s Savannah Guthrie asked Ryan, “Are you living in a fantasy world?” quoting tax plan critic, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Savannah Guthrie challenging Speaker Ryan on the #GOPTaxScamBill: “Are you living in a fantasy world?” Yes,… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T, Time Warner merger brings unique anti-trust concerns

WASHINGTON, November 21, 2017 – Giant telecommunication company AT&T (more than $160 billion in annual sales) still hopes to purchase the Time Warner Company for $85 billion. Most view this merger as primarily a vertical merger, a transaction that typically gets routinely easy approval from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). But, although a similar Comcast-NBC/Universal… Please follow and like us:

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Kushner: CNN Staff Should Be Fired

Senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly told executives at Time Warner that 20 percent of CNN’s staff should be fired in the wake of the 2016 election over their coverage. Kushner made the comments to executive Gary Ginsberg earlier this year, telling the Time Warner manager that he should fire… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T says it would go to court to preserve Time Warner deal

AT&T is gearing up for a potential legal battle with the government over the company’s planned takeover of Time Warner, Randall Stephenson, the A&TT CEO said Thursday. Stephenson also said AT&T has no intention of selling CNN as part of the deal. His comments came just one day after news broke that the U.S. Justice Department… Please follow and like us:

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Sprint turns to improving its wireless network now that a T-Mobile merger is dead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Unwilling to turn control of Sprint over to rivals at T-Mobile US, Sprint’s chairman vowed this week to spend more money on the Overland Park-based company’s wireless network. Merger talks between Sprint and T-Mobile, the nation’s No. 4 and No. 3 wireless companies, collapsed over the weekend principally over terms that would… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T expects to lose nearly 400,000 pay-TV subscribers this quarter

DALLAS — As more customers cut their cable and turn to streaming services, AT&T says it expects to lose about 390,000 traditional pay-TV subscribers this quarter, according to financial documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That would mark an accelerated decline from the second quarter, when AT&T lost 351,000 pay-TV subscribers. In the filing,… Please follow and like us:

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Despite FCC Chairman’s Claims, Many Businesses Favor Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted last week along party lines to move forward with Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to roll back current net neutrality protections, citing restrictions on business investment and innovation as the primary reason for repeal. Despite the claims of the agency head, many businesses would rather keep the current rules in place. In… Please follow and like us:

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