Posts Tagged ‘AT&T’

AT&T Eyeing Company to Further 5G Development

Posted by Julia Falcon

Dallas-based AT&T announced Monday its plan to acquire Straight Path Communications, in a deal valued at $1.6 billion, which will help support the company’s holdings of the millimeter wave spectrum. 

AT&T said that Straight Path’s portfolio will boost the …

How Does AT&T Look at Smart Cities Market? It’s About Mindset

Posted by Heather Noel

smart cities$1.5 trillion.

That’s how much business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan says the global smart cities market could be worth by 2020. 

Dallas is just one of many cities in the nation investing in tech-infused community upgrades to bring more …

Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesTwo new 55-inch touchscreens and other smart features unveiled in the West End represent a large leap forward for Dallas’ Smart Cities initiative.

The screens, which are part of the Dallas Innovation Alliance’s Smart Cities Living Lab, display points of …

UTD: Students Take on Challenge of Helping Make Cities Smart

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Graduate students in an entrepreneurship class at the Naveen Jindal School of Management conducted research and made suggestions for the AT&T Smart Cities initiative. The experience put students in the middle of how technology is transforming cities.

Smart Cities is …

Plano Company Offers Visual
Reminder for Traffic Safety

Posted by Heather Noel

Frank Rosello can trace his Plano company to a few words scrawled in Sharpie on a rear-view mirror.

“Don’t text and drive,” it read.

Frank Rosello

Rosello’s friend and business partner, Paul Marcus, saw the message when another friend gave …

Earth Day Texas Event Aims to Expand ‘Smart Cities’ to ‘Smart States’

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesThe “smart city” tag has become a status symbol of the 2010s, for places that announce their intentions to install sensors, to collect data, and to connect commonplace devices (from doorbells to light posts) to the internet. The purpose of …

Dallas Festival of Ideas Returns in April with Discussions on Equity

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Six keynote speakers will highlight the third annual Dallas Festival of Ideas on April 29 at City Hall Plaza and surrounding streets.

The theme for this year’s event will be equity and growth for all residents. Discussions will be centered …

AT&T Plans $100M Redevelopment in Downtown Dallas

Posted by Lance Murray

AT&T Inc. plans to invest $100 million in the redevelopment of the four-block area around its headquarters building in downtown Dallas.

Dubbed the AT&T Discovery District, the area will include restaurants, retail, outdoor event space and free Wi-Fi, D CEO

AT&T, Delphi Announce Partnership on V2X Platform

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) and Delphi (NYSE: DLPH) are teaming up to research and implement a vehicle-to-anything (V2X) communications platform that will allow cars to monitor traffic conditions and alert drivers to a variety of vehicle-related events.

The Dallas

AT&T Dials Up Increased Diversity in Suppliers

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

AT&T spent $13.7 billion on diversity suppliers in 2015 and will shatter that record in 2016.

With AT&T being based in Dallas, it’s an opportunity for minority or woman-owned business owners to work with AT&T on corporate contracts, Oliver Turman, …