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Randall Stephenson

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- AT&T Inc on Wednesday raised pressure on the U.S. telecom regulator's work on new "net neutrality" rules, saying it would stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until the Web traffic rules are settled. The statement from AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson is the first business move by an Internet...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- AT&T Inc will stop investing in new high-speed Internet connections in 100 U.S. cities until regulators decide whether to enact tough "net neutrality" rules proposed by President Obama, Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson said on Wednesday. A primary goal for the FCC in recent years has been to ensure quality Internet access across...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 12- AT&T will pause investments to bring fiber connections to 100 cities until U.S. regulators iron out rules to regulate how Internet service providers manage their Web traffic, the company's chief executive told investors at a conference on Wednesday. "We can't go out and invest that kind of money deploying fiber to 100 cities not knowing under...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 24- Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp's bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday. "Such extortionate demands are patently improper," Comcast said in a summary of the filing.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. lawmakers grilled AT&T Inc and DirecTV on Tuesday over a proposed merger that some Democrats and public interest groups fear will result in higher costs and less competition.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- DirecTV's chief executive officer told lawmakers on Tuesday that the largest U.S. satellite television provider needs to merge with AT&T Inc so that it can offer Internet service to consumers that is critical to remaining competitive.

  • CHICAGO, June 17- U.S. chief executives are slightly less positive about the economy's growth prospects this year and fewer of them expect to increase their capital expenditures in the next six months, according to a quarterly by the Business Roundtable released on Tuesday.

  • CHICAGO, June 17- U.S. chief executives are slightly less positive about the economy's growth prospects this year and fewer of them expect to increase their capital expenditures in the next six months, according to a quarterly by the Business Roundtable released on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel will hold a hearing on June 24 to examine the proposed purchase by AT&T of DirectTV, the committee said on Thursday. The other two are Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable and Sprint's potential bid for TMobile US.

  • AT&T won't get involved in DirecTV-NFL talks Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 11:25 AM ET
    CEO of AT&T Randall Stephenson at the Davos Economic Forum on January 22, 2014.

    AT&T's bid for DirecTV may hinge on keeping NFL Sunday Ticket but AT&T's CEO said it will stay out of negotiations with the NFL.

  • Washington deadlocked as shutdown enters fifth day Saturday, 5 Oct 2013 | 9:56 AM ET
    A protester displays a placard as he joins others in a demonstration in front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, urging congress to end the federal government shutdown.

    Washington entered the fifth day of a partial government shutdown on Saturday with no end in sight.

  • AT&T's Chief Speaks Out on Texting at the Wheel Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 1:12 PM ET
    Randall Stephenson, Chairman, President and CEO of AT&T, Inc.

    AT&T is not the first or only carrier to raise awareness on this issue, but the message is starting at the top and it’s personal.

  • The Highest Paid CEOs of 2010 Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 1:26 PM ET
    About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010. The final figure shows total calculated compensation, which includes salary, bonuses, estimated stock and stock option awards as well as other incentives. Note that the salary breakdown in this report only displays major sources of compensation, whereas other incentives, such as increases in retirement or pension funds are not

    About 80 percent of companies in the S&P 500 have released information on executive compensation. With data from Capital IQ, CNBC.com ranked the highest paid CEOs in 2010.