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DirecTV Arbitration Clause ‘Pro-Consumer,’ 4th Circ. Told, says Law360

From Law360: By Christopher Cole (September 24, 2021, 8:52 PM EDT) -- DirecTV has urged the Fourth Circuit to overturn a lower court's decision to keep a proposed class action over robocalls out of arbiters'...

Top AT&T story from Telecompetitor: AT&T Tops JD Power ISP Ratings in 2 of 4 Regions

From Telecompetitor: Verizon had the highest single regional Internet customer service score, while AT&T won two of four regions – after winning three a year ago, according to the latest J.D. Power ISP ratings. The...

AT&T Quickly Ditches Pledge Not To Fund Congressional Insurrectionists, warns Techdirt

From Techdirt: Much like the company's dedication to women, AT&T's dedication to not funding people eager to overthrow democracy appears to be somewhere between inconsistent and nonexistent. Shortly after January 6 a number of...

Top AT&T story from Telecompetitor: AT&T, Verizon, and Others Adopting MEF LSO APIs for Business Automation

From Telecompetitor: Los Angeles, Sept. 22, 2021 – MEF is a global industry association of network, cloud, and technology providers working together to empower enterprise digital transformation, has announced a comprehensive set of new APIs,...

Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation partners with AT&T to distribute backpacks to children in the west Bronx – Bronx Times, says Bronx Times

From Bronx Times: The Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation and AT&T, joined by NYC Councilman Oswald Feliz held a back-to-school event on Sept. 18 to provide backpacks and school supplies to underserved communities in the west...

AT&T Can’t Slip Suit Saying It Fired Worker To Dodge Benefits, according to Law360

From Law360: By Rachel Stone (September 22, 2021, 1:21 PM EDT) -- An Alabama federal court denied AT&T's bid to dismiss a suit claiming it fired a worker to avoid paying retirement benefits he was...

Top AT&T story from Telecompetitor: Stankey: AT&T 30-Million Fiber Location Forecast Might be Too Low

From Telecompetitor: There might be a business case for AT&T to deploy fiber to more than the 30 million locations that the company has forecast to have fiber broadband available to them by 2025 —...

AT&T headlines: AT&T could push fiber goal beyond 30M with help from infra bill

From FierceTelecom: AT&T has already set an ambitious goal to double its fiber footprint to 30 million locations by the end of 2025. But during a Goldman Sachs investor conference, CEO John Stankey hinted the...

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PayPal headlines: Fact check: Treasury proposal wouldn’t levy new tax on PayPal, Venmo transactions

From USA TODAY: A proposal from the Department of the Treasury aimed at decreasing tax avoidance has become the subject...

T-Mobile customers take note: AT&T says it has big problems. A T-Mobile salesman showed me how big

From ZDNet: I've missed going to phone stores. This may not be a sentence you've heard from too many people lately,...

TechCrunch on PayPal: This Week in Apps: PayPal launches ‘super app,’ Twitter adds crypto tips, Apple won’t take Fortnite back

From TechCrunch: Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS...