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AT&T takes pandemic hit, but surpasses revenue expectations

AT&T takes pandemic hit, but surpasses revenue expectations

By: Sheila Dang
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 22nd, 2020
AT&T Inc on Thursday reported the coronavirus pandemic had taken a heavy toll on its media business, but quarterly results were offset by more new phone subscribers than expected, which executives credited to the improved quality of its wireless network.
Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Source: Comcast
Date of Publication: August 13th, 2020
With distance learning plans rolling out across the country due to the coronavirus, Comcast today announced a new program for cities, schools, and nonprofits to connect large numbers of low-income K-12 students to the Internet at home.
Zoom U.S. users hit by partial outage

Zoom U.S. users hit by partial outage

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 24th, 2020
Video conferencing company Zoom Video Communications Inc (ZM.O) said on Monday it was trying to address a partial outage that left thousands of users in the United States unable to log in to work meetings or attend classes remotely.
Protective Gear From Verizon and Clorox Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

Protective Gear From Verizon and Clorox Bound for Approximately 1,000 U.S. Health Centers and Clinics Fighting Covid-19

By: Direct Relief
Source: Direct Relief
Date of Publication: March 18th, 2020
Clorox and Verizon Donated $5.5 Million to Help Replenish Supplies at Health Centers and Clinics Across the US
Verizon beats estimates on lockdown boost to phone, internet services

Verizon beats estimates on lockdown boost to phone, internet services

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 24th, 2020
Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) on Friday beat estimates for second-quarter profit and revenue on strong demand for its phone and internet services as coronavirus-induced lockdowns prompted a rapid shift to remote working and learning.
AT&T cutting 3,400 jobs and it’s just the beginning

AT&T cutting 3,400 jobs and it’s just the beginning

By: Scott Moritz
Source: The OCR / Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 16th, 2020
AT&T is notifying thousands of employees that their jobs are being eliminated as part of a $6 billion cost-cutting push, an attempt to slim down one of the most heavily indebted companies in the U.S.
This May Seem Like a Typical Quarantine Ad—Until It’s Not_Adweek

This May Seem Like a Typical Quarantine Ad—Until It’s Not

By: Doug Zanger
Source: Adweek
Date of Publication: May 28th, 2020
Cox surprises with a powerful spot about isolation.
Altice USA Brings Free Broadband to K-12 and College Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

Altice USA Brings Free Broadband to K-12 and College Students During Coronavirus Pandemic

Source: Altice USA
Date of Publication: March 13th, 2020
Altice USA has taken several steps to ensure that Americans within the communities we serve have reliable access to high-speed broadband connectivity to keep them connected to the people, information, and resources they rely on.
Altice USA Offers Pay Increases for Employees on COVID-19 Front Lines

Altice USA Offers Pay Increases for Employees on COVID-19 Front Lines

By: Mike Farrell
Source: Multichannel News
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
Field techs, retail employees to receive 20% pay increase based on hours worked
New York AG opens inquiry into Charter Communications’ coronavirus response after hundreds reportedly catch virus

New York AG opens inquiry into Charter Communications’ coronavirus response after hundreds reportedly catch virus

By: Lauren Feiner
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: April 21st, 2020
New York Attorney General Letitia James opened an inquiry into Charter Communications after the telecom company continued to require some employees to report to corporate offices amid government calls for employers to allow remote work where possible.