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AT&T Inc. (T)

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  • Feb. 10, 2011, 4:54 PM
    A teardown of the iPhone (AAPL) that Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) is offering (officially launching today) shows it's 9% cheaper to make than the AT&T (T) version, iSuppli reports. Looking inside the phone may hint at what's happening in iPhone 5. (previously)
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  • Feb. 10, 2011, 1:52 PM
    Shares of Dish Network (DISH +5.1%) and EchoStar (SATS +0.2%) rise after Credit Suisse analysts suggest that AT&T (T +1%) could offer more than $20B for the companies. For AT&T, a Dish acquisition makes strategic sense for three reasons, the report says: the valuable spectrum, significant synergies and potential earnings growth.
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  • Feb. 9, 2011, 8:06 AM
    Apple's (AAPL) reportedly working on a new version of its iPad, with a front-facing camera and faster processor. The lighter, thinner device will initially be available through Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T), but not through Sprint (S) or T-Mobile (DTEGY.PK).
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  • Feb. 3, 2011, 2:10 PM
    A few glitches are reported on the first day Verizon (VZ) customers can pre-order the iPhone (AAPL) via Verizon’s website. WSJ's Walt Mossberg and NYT's David Pogue each give a thumbs-up to Verizon's version of the iPhone in their respective reviews, citing better voice reception and fewer dropped calls than the AT&T (T) model. Mossberg warns that AT&T seems to offer faster downloads.
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  • Feb. 3, 2011, 1:08 PM
    The new normal for AT&T (T): Now that the iPhone (AAPL) is seeing other people (VZ, VOD), AT&T hails the upcoming Atrix from Motorola (MMI) - an Android (GOOG) phone - as "the world's most powerful smartphone." Would that have happened last year? (previously)
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  • Jan. 31, 2011, 3:29 PM
    UBS launches Motorola Mobility (MMI -6.2%) coverage with a Hold, given the firm's long-term success is iffy in this Darwinian wireless market. Motorola's new products will only "somewhat offset" the challenges posed by the upcoming iPhone 5 (AAPL +0.7%) and iPad 2, and Verizon's (VZ -0.5%) new status as an Apple supplier.
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  • Jan. 31, 2011, 9:28 AM
    Nokia's (NOK +0.6%) Symbian OS is no longer the leading worldwide smartphone platform. In Q4 2010, Google (GOOG) became number 1, with Android-based smartphone shipments hitting 33M - compared to 31M Symbian-based devices. But it's a big pie: 101M smartphones shipped in Q4, a growth rate of 90% from Q4 2009.
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  • Jan. 28, 2011, 3:20 PM
    Verizon's (VZ -1.8%) $1.4B bid for Terremark (TMRK +34.7%) has not only lifted the latter's stock to a 52-week high, but also those of at least two other web/cloud companies that might be the next takeover targets. They are Savvis (SVVS +15.4%) and Rackspace (RAX +6%).
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  • Jan. 28, 2011, 11:37 AM
    AT&T's (T -1.7%) Q4 results lead 2 analysts to cut their ratings. UBS cuts the stock to Hold from Buy, citing new competition from Verizon's (VZ -1.4%) iPhone (AAPL -1.2%) will cause a loss of 100K contract subscribers in Q1. Cowen reduces its rating to Neutral from Buy, as stalled earnings growth will "prevent the stock from outperforming the market."
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 4:38 PM
    Apple's (AAPL) eastern prospects are looking good, with Asian revenue up 147% in the last quarter, notes Bernstein Research. Apple will probably launch 20 new stores in China this year that eventually will garner $2B annually. Bernstein predicts new distribution deals with Asian carriers that boost iPhone sales by 7M to 8M units per year.
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 2:45 PM
    Apparently, Verizon (VZ) will let existing corporate customers buy an iPhone (AAPL) on Feb. 3, a week before the general public. It's also offering some existing AT&T (T -3%) iPhone customers a chance to trade in their devices for a credit when buying the Verizon iPhone 4. The market will watch the outcome of this offer closely.
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 11:23 AM
    Sanford Bernstein notes AT&T's (T -2.9%) Q4 marked the "Twilight of Monogamy" - or the loss of iPhone (AAPL -0.1%) exclusivity. But in Q4, AT&T only added a disappointing 400K contract wireless subscribers, while the Street wanted to see 541K. Now it must contend with Verizon (VZ -0.3%) and its new iPhone.
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 8:31 AM
    Premarket, Motorola Mobility (MMI) is -7.6% after offering weak guidance for Q1, although it reported a profitable Q4. Motorola sees a Q1 net loss per share of $0.09 to $0.21. That exceeds the $0.08/share loss consensus estimate.
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 8:22 AM
    AT&T (T): Q4 EPS of $0.55 beats by $0.01. Revenue of $31.4B (+2% Y/Y) in-line. Shares -3.2% premarket. (PR)
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  • Jan. 27, 2011, 12:05 AM
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  • Jan. 26, 2011, 2:19 PM
    Microsoft (MSFT +1.6%) shipped 2M units of the Windows Phone 7 OS last quarter, compared to sales of 16.24M iPhones (AAPL +1%) in Apple's Q1. As a consolation, customer satisfaction for WP7 is 93% - and that, along with "active developer support," hint at long-term sales volumes, says an exec.
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Company Description
AT&T Inc, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States and internationally. The Company has three reportable segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other.