AT&T Completes Centennial Acquisition
Today AT&T announced that it has fully acquired Centennial Communications. By purchasing the rural wireless provider, AT&T has bolstered its coverage footprint in the Midwest and Southeast United States (specifically, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio and Texas), and in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. AT&T will integrate Centennial's products and services into its own, and will begin transitioning Centennial retail outlets to AT&T outlets as soon as possible. AT&T said that it will be providing 3G coverage in approximately 200 of Centennial's markets, and Centennial's subscribers will be able to take advantage of AT&T's services immediately. In order to gain approval for the transaction, AT&T had to agree to divest eight markets (five of them to Verizon Wireless). The total cost of the transaction is valued at $2.7 billion.
US Cellular Coverage Reaches Google's Project Fi
Google has updated its Project Fi app in order to take advantage of cellular coverage offered by U.S. Cellular.
More Banks Supporting Apple Pay
MasterCard today announced that 25 of its financial institution partners now support Apple Pay with their credit and/or debit cards. Some of the new banks allowing Apple Pay include Centennial Bank, GTE Financial, KeyBank, Meijer Credit Union, and US Bank.
AT&T Expands VoLTE Footprint
AT&T today said its VoLTE service is now available in a wider number of markets around the country. AT&T first deployed VoLTE in a limited number of midwestern cities earlier this year.
AT&T and T-Mobile Agree to Swap Some Spectrum
AT&T and T-Mobile recently filed paperwork with the FCC seeking permission to swap spectrum assets. The companies are looking at PCS and AWS spectrum in a handful of markets.
Verizon Lights Up AWS Spectrum in 22 More Markets
Verizon Wireless today announced it has expanded the reach of its "XLTE" footprint by 22 markets. Verizon's LTE network runs on 700MHz almost nationwide, but it has been adding coverage in the 1700MHz band throughout the year and marketing the dual-band 700/1700MHz coverage as XLTE.
already screwed employees
I just have to add that here in Puerto Rico at&t has decided NOT TO give Centennial employees christmas bonuses. This should have never gotten by the DoJ and the FCC. I have to also add that now at&t will try to b
I don't want to be a hard ass .....
But here is my questions.
Was the Xmas bonus written into your contract?
Are bonus's guaranteed?
And if centennial cared about its employee's wouldn't they have written the bonus into their contract...
On a side note, does anyone have an idea fo...