AT&T Admits to Network Woes in NYC and SF
AT&T Mobility Ralph de la Vega recently said that its network in the New York City and San Francisco markets is "performing at levels below our standards." He noted, "This is going to get fixed. In both of those markets, I am very confident that you're going to see significant progress." de la Vega didn't say when.
YouTube TV Gains More Channels, But Still Limited to Just a Few Cities
YouTube TV recently added a handful of new channels to its monthly internet-based TV offering. Subscribers will now be able to access and watch programs on AMC, BBC America, IFC TV, Sundance TV, Telemundo, Univision, and We TV.
AT&T Adds Carrier Aggregation to Several Big Cities
AT&T has expanded the use of carrier aggregation to its LTE network in New York City, San Francisco, and Dallas. Tom Keathley, AT&T's SVP of network and product planning, told Fierce Wireless that AT&T has deployed carrier aggregation "in a significant way." The company plans to further expand carrier aggregation across its network over the course of the year.
YouTube TV Expands to More Markets
YouTube TV will soon be available to millions more people around the U.S. thanks to a significant expansion of the service.
AT&T CEO Believes Phone Subsidies Will Eventually Vanish
Phone subsidies and two-year contracts are on their way out the door, according to Ralph de la Vega, AT&T's CEO of mobile and business solutions. "I think it is one of those options that is going to go away slowly," said de la Vega to Recode, "not because we insist on it but because customers will choose it less often." AT&T has made changes recently to limit the availability of subsidies and contracts.
And he did not dare say when.........
...and everywhere in between
Many other markets have network problems.