Looking to boost its U-verse TV subscriber count, AT&T (NYSE: T) said Tuesday that it will offer new customers who order its subscription video service a "$100 promotion card" that can be applied to their monthly bills.
Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that it signed a carriage deal to launch Al Jazeera America on its digital basic programming packages in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas "over the next six months."
AT&T doesn't flip the switch on its first 1-Gig Internet market until December. But with U-verse broadband gaining 655,000 net subscribers in the third quarter, the telco showed it can still squeeze more life from copper plant through IP-DSLAM upgrades that have allowed it to market a 45 Mbps tier.
AT&T expanded the reach of its U-verse live TV to include Google's Android devices and Uverse.com. The company now offers more than 100 live TV channels via its U-verse app, which is available on more than 30 devices. Of those 100 live TV channels, AT&T said more than 20 are available to watch outside the home.
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Two weeks after Verizon added out-of-home viewing capabilities to its FiOS Mobile apps, AT&T said U-verse subscribers can watch live programming on its mobile apps, including a limited amount of content available outside the home.
AT&T has put a date and time to its anticipated entry into the 1 gigabit broadband race in Austin, Texas, stating that it will begin delivering high-speed broadband U-verse with GigaPower and more advanced TV services and features in December.
Four months after AT&T announced that it would build a fiber-to-the-home network in Austin, Texas, capable of delivering Internet speeds of 1 Gbps, CEO Randall Stephenson said Tuesday that the telco will build FTTH networks capable of similar speeds in additional markets.
In a move that could be an end-run around IPTV service providers, content provider CBS will be collaborating with social media player Twitter to sell video-based tweets for 24 CBS brands that reach beyond TV and include the network's online businesses.
More than one year after the Pac-12 Conference launched a national college sports network, AT&T said Monday that it will offer U-verse TV subscribers Pac-12 Network and two of its regional channels.