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SeekingAlpha  Mar 27  Comment 
Wall Street Journal  Mar 27  Comment 
AT&T knew it was buying a melting ice cube when it agreed to acquire satellite-TV company DirecTV last year for $49 billion. But recent moves by HBO, Apple and the NFL have turned the temperature up a few degrees.
Jutia Group  Mar 26  Comment 
[PR Newswire] - SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested nearly $80 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in the Santa Rosa-Petaluma area from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 26  Comment 
Jutia Group  Mar 25  Comment 
[PR Newswire] - SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has invested nearly $475 million in its best-in-class wireless and wired networks in the San Jose area 1 from 2012 through 2014, driving a wide range of upgrades to enhance...
Forbes  Mar 25  Comment 
The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 03/13/2015 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average by...
Benzinga  Mar 24  Comment 
Analysts at Jefferies recently took an in-depth look at the telecom space, and they didn't like what they see. In their report, analysts point to extreme market share competition weighing on the companies' bottom lines. AT&T Inc (NYSE:...




 

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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