The FCC has previously fined carriers that had 911 outages that it deemed preventable and required steps to prevent further outages. Every call to 911 must go through, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement. We are taking steps to prevent this from happening again and will be sharing additional information with the FCC, "Balmoris said.
WASHINGTON, March 9- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Thursday it will investigate a problem that prevented some AT&T wireless subscribers from making emergency calls late Wednesday. Every call to 911 must go through, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement. The FCC has previously imposed fines on other carriers that had 911 outages that it...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai had told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Monday at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that he did not foresee a role for the FCC on the takeover and his comments were confirmed to Reuters by FCC spokesman Neil Grace. In January, AT&T said it expected to be able to bypass the FCC because it would not seek to transfer any Time Warner...
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai declined to say on Thursday if he would seek to use the proposed TV station license transfer as a way to examine the AT&T/Time Warner merger. The station that Time Warner is selling, WPCH-TV in Atlanta, is its only FCC- regulated broadcast station. Time Warner said last month that since it did not plan to transfer any FCC licenses to AT&T, it would...
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson discusses President Donald Trump, the Time Warner deal and his long-term vision for the company.
AT&T Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson discusses his company's mobile strategy as media consumption changes and the merger with Time Warner.
AT&T is banking on the deal to boost its media offerings such as over-the-top services and to gain control of cable channels like HBO and CNN as well as film studio Warner Bros. "AT&T has made some big bets to reposition its portfolio away from the wireless business, but the businesses that they have accumulated isn't growing either," MoffettNathanson analyst...
AT&T argues that Time Warner and its premium content, which includes HBO and CNN, would complement its distribution network.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on what AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson had to say on the earnings conference call, including how the Trump administration will benefit the company. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
The company also reported a slight year-over-year decline in revenue, but reaffirmed strong paid subscriber growth for DirecTV Now.
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson tells CNBC from Davos he sees opposition to the Time Warner mega-merger fading as details emerge.
This is a "basic" vertical merger, says Randall Stephenson, AT&T CEO, providing his thoughts on the likelihood of a deal between AT&T and Time Warner.
Randall Stephenson, AT&T CEO talks about his "good" meeting with President-elect Trump, tax cuts and the implications of regulations.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on the meeting between President-elect Trump and AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson.
NEW YORK, Dec 13- AT&T Inc on Tuesday launched exclusive content from pop star Taylor Swift, part of an effort to distinguish its new DirecTV Now streaming television service in a crowded online entertainment market. It is available to subscribers of DirectTV Now, as well as DirecTV and U-Verse, the Dallas- based company said. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson told...
WASHINGTON, Dec 7- AT&T Inc's planned $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc will increase innovation and bring "better-priced options" to consumers upset by high cable bills, AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson told lawmakers on Wednesday. Senator Al Franken, also a Democrat, expressed the same concern and pressed Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes on...
Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo Securities senior telecom analyst, and Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson founder and senior analyst, discuss the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the AT&T-Time Warner merger. CNBC's Julia Boorstin weighs in.
CNBC's Eamon Javers speaks to Mark Cuban, AXS TV chairman, on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, and President-elect Donald Trump's tweets.
CNBC's Eamon Javers speaks to AT&T CEO Randall Stevenson about the company's proposed merger with Time Warner.
In a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the AT&T-Time Warner merger, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes answers questions about leverage and incentives from the deal.