AT&T launches faster 45 Mbps U-verse broadband in 40 new markets

AT&T, which lost 61,000 broadband customers during the second quarter of 2013 is launching a faster version of its U-verse service to stem losses and fight off competition from cable companies. It should make residents of 40 new markets reasonably happy…. I think!

Hey DSL, it is time for good-bye

AT&T is going all-in on IP – the Internet Protocol, and cutting the cord with its past. Instead, it will push newer, faster broadband via a hybrid of fiber-and-copper technologies. And what that means is end of the line for classic DSL. Nothing wrong with it.

Verizon, Comcast double team AT&T in Bay Area battle

The country’s largest mobile operator and largest cable provider bringing their “quadruple play” service to San Francisco and the Bay Area, jointly marketing Comcast residential TV and broadband and Verizon mobile service. In the process, they’re poking a needle in the eye of mutual enemy AT&T.

AT&T’s U-verse embraces the second screen

AT&T is making a big push to enable its U-verse subscribers to engage with shows through social TV apps. By partnering with BuddyTV, Miso, TV Foundry and WayIn, U-verse users will be able to chat, take polls and get personalized TV recommendations without having to check-in.

AT&T-Scripps Deal May Bring Food Network to Your Phone

Cable channels Food Network and HGTV returned to AT&T U-verse, after it struck a deal with programmer Scripps Networks. For AT&T, which insisted on broad multiplatform rights for Scripps programming, the deal could mean bringing more cooking and home renovation content online and to mobile devices.

AT&T U-verse Expanding to Android

AT&T has expanded access to the U-verse TV service to Android phones, with the release of the AT&T U-verse Mobile app. The app is available in the Android Market and brings U-verse TV to the Samsung Captivate, HTC Aria, Motorola Bravo and Flipside.

AT&T Takes TV Viewing Mobile With New iPhone App

AT&T is launching a new mobile app to let U-verse subscribers record content on their DVR and watch it anywhere with a WiFi connection on iPhone or Blackberry Torch. Replacing the Mobile Remote Access for iPhone app, it adds available content for download on mobile devices.

AT&T Lets Cubs Fans Choose Their Own Camera Angle

AT&T is rolling out a cool new feature for Cubs fans that subscribe to its U-verse pay TV service in Chicago. By teaming up with affiliate WGN-TV, AT&T will soon enable subscribers to choose whichever camera angle they want to view while watching Cubs home games.