| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Frontier Communications is hiring more than 300 new unionized workers as it takes on the wireline business of AT&T in Connecticut, a $2 billion deal that closed Friday.
Many of the new employees replace members of the Communications Workers of America...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:41 AM
AT&T Wireless has withdrawn its petition to build two cellphone towers in Tinley Park, ending a contentious chapter in the village's recent history.
Tinley Park Village Manager Dave Niemeyer confirmed that the cellphone company sent the village a letter...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Authorities sent their strongest warning yet to wireless companies not to hide unauthorized charges on customers' bills, announcing a $105-million settlement with AT&T Inc. that included $80 million in consumer refunds.
The settlement is the largest...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:50 AM
AT&T Inc. agreed to pay $105 million, including $80 million in consumer refunds, to settle federal and state investigations that the company illegally billed mobile phone customers for unauthorized charges for ringtones and other services, officials...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:28 PM
Frontier Communications passed the final major hurdle in its pursuit of acquiring AT&T Connecticut's wireline operations Tuesday when utility regulators approved the $2 billion telecom deal.
In its approval, the state Public Utilities Regulatory...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:50 AM
If you want a shiny new iPhone 6, you can likely get one for free with wireless carrier trade-in offers that expire on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Before you rush headlong into the Apple store, take a deep breath and evaluate the deals being offered to get the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:19 AM
AT&T is making an offer new customers can't refuse.
Get a year of bundled boardband Internet service that incudes U-verse TV, a year of free HBO and Amazon Prime for new residential service.
Pay $39 for 12 months for U-verse Internet and TV, aHBO...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Epix has scaled another distribution hurdle, signing a deal with AT&T's U-verse service that will add 5.7 million households to its subscriber base.
The pact covers four channels and extends the availability of Epix's broadband offerings into U-verse...
| Jul 15, 2014
Of all the innovative displays meant to make AT&T's Michigan Avenue flagship store a paragon of experiential retail, Paul Roth's favorite is a simple round table with a few bar stools.
"This is the place where our associate sits down with you, powers up...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:49 PM
AT&T technicians are busy restoring service lost to some South Suburban customers who have been experiencing weather-related Internet and landline services outages since Monday, the company confirmed.
“Less than half of one percent of our area...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV.
Hillary Burchuk, trial attorney with the FCC's office of general...