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Market Intelligence Center  9 hrs ago  Comment 
After closing Tuesday at $32.69, AT&T Inc (T) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 3.06% return in just 184 days, which is an annualized return of 6.07% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one Oct. '15 $32.00 call for...
Wall Street Journal  Apr 14  Comment 
AT&T Inc. threw its name onto the growing pile of lawsuits seeking to overturn the government’s recent net neutrality order.
Jutia Group  Apr 14  Comment 
[PR Newswire] - Expanding LTE bandwidth 700 LTE band to 10 MHz to allow for increased capacity and an improved customer experience, including faster LTE data speeds. AT&T U-verse is delivered over AT&T's advanced IP network and includes AT&T...
Jutia Group  Apr 13  Comment 
[at 24/7 Wall St.] - AT&T's rating was reiterated as Outperform by Credit Suisse's Joseph Mastrogiovanni. His call also comes with a $38 price target. Read more on this. AT&T, Inc. (T), currently valued at $171.48B, began trading this morning at...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 13  Comment 
TheStreet.com  Apr 10  Comment 
  NEW YORK (TheStreet) – There are several weeks before the annual, "sell in May" chants emerge, but investors would do well to ignore this guidance and seek value in companies like AT&T (down 2.4% in 2015) and Cisco Systems (up 0.3% in...
Jutia Group  Apr 10  Comment 
[PR Newswire] - BOISE, Idaho, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested more than $25 million in its best-in-class wireless networks in Boise between 2012 and 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance reliability, coverage, speed...




 

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a U.S. telecommunications services provider, and the second largest U.S. wireless carrier in the United States. AT&T provides telephone, Internet, and computer telephone services to over 95 million customers in 22 states in the U.S. AT&T operates across four segments: Wireless, Wireline, Advertising Solutions, and Other. In fiscal year 2010, AT&T recorded revenues of $124.3 billion and net income of $19.8 billion. AT&T continues to invest heavily to improve high-speed internet and video offerings as consumer demand for these services continues to rise. AT&T's increased investments is evident in its $4.4 billion initiative to build a fiber-optic network to offer IP-based video, broadband Internet, and VoIP services over a single line.

Competitors

AT&T competes primarily with other telecommunications services companies, including Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, Leap Wireless, and MetroPCS.

  • Leap Wireless: Leap is a niche player in the telecommunications space, offering pre-paid, unlimited wireless plans, so it does not compete directly with AT&T Wireless. The company targets youth and minority markets, and its payment structure means customers avoid credit checks and contracts.

and then the fox jumped over the bush.

  • Sprint Nextel: Through its Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Assurance Wireless sub-brands, Sprint Nextel competes across both wireless and wireline with AT&T. Although in recent years Spring has been hemorrhaging customers, it has invested heavily to launch the first 4G network and retain customers, and has shifted away from the post-paid segment where AT&T and Verizon Wireless dominate to focus on the pre-paid subscriber niche.
  • MetroPCS: Similar to Leap Wireless, MetroPCS focuses on the youth and minority pre-paid segment demographic, lacking the scale of AT&T, Verizon Communications, and Sprint Nextel. It has not needed to rely on massive capital expenditures as its geographic focus is the densely-populated urban market; this has helped the company achieve high margins relative to its competitors.

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