AT&T exes were bullish on U-verse’s outlook during the company’s earnings call Thurs, for a good reason: For the first time, the company has more consumer U-verse HSI subs than legacy DSL subs. The telco added 609K U-verse Internet subs in 4Q (vs. 210K in the year-ago quarter) to reach a total of 7.7mln, helping offset losses from DSL. Overall, wireline broadband sub growth was flat though total broadband ARPU was up more than 10% YOY. Read on for the reasons why the telco projects the best is yet to come.
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Discovery Comm announced a partnership with AOL. More details here.
 
Sen Judiciary has scheduled a hearing Wed titled “What Should America Do About Gun Violence?”.
 
NAB, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Intel, Qualcomm and T-Mobile have worked together to come up with a core set of principles for organizing wireless and TV operations in the 600 MHz band as the FCC proceeds with spectrum auctions. Read on for details on their comments.
 

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Rep Angie Craig (D-MN) introduced legislation Thursday that would provide consumers with transparent information on broadband services available in their area. The Broadband Consumer Transparency Act of 2021

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