AT&T's (T) stock has outperformed expectations for most of 2012. There is the slight potential for minor headwinds facing the telecom tycoon through 2012 and 2013, but nothing that should drastically affect its value in the market any time soon.
To manage growth in data services, AT&T consistently needs sufficient spectrum to provide quality services. A lack of spectrum leads to bandwidth constraints; thereby increasing dropped calls, slowing data speeds, and rising customer prices.
AT&T's diverse and inclusive practices have been widely recognized. For the past four years it has ranked among the top five companies in the Diversity Inc Top 50 Companies for Diversity� list, where it placed No. 4 overall and No. 3 for Blacks in 2012.
�This action allows us to continue returning cash to our shareholders through dividends and buybacks while maintaining a strong balance sheet and investing in the future of our business,� said AT&T Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson.
The owner of a small business in Ipswich said AT&T Inc. won't let him off the hook for a $1.15 million phone bill unless he drops his own lawsuit against the telecom giant for trying to force him to pay for international phone calls he didn't make.
Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 4:37 PM ET) -- A group of retired AT&T Inc. workers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to give new life to a case alleging that AT&T violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by reducing telephone services ...