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Explainer-Do 5G Telecoms Pose a Threat to Airline Safety?

U.S. telecom companies and airlines have been fighting for weeks over the potential impact of 5G wireless services on aircraft, in stark contrast to the rollout of new-generation services elsewhere, which has broadly gone ahead without airing new safety concerns. …

Settlement: Old Toxic Cables to Be Removed From Lake Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) — AT&T’s Pac Bell subsidiary has settled a lawsuit conservationists filed under a U.S. law more typically cited in Superfund cases, agreeing to spend up to $1.5 million to remove 8 miles of toxic telephone cables that …

At&T Is Sued for $1.35B Over Technology to Synchronize Smart Devices

AT&T Inc was sued on Tuesday for at least $1.35 billion by a Seattle company that accused the telecommunications giant of stealing its patented “twinning” technology, which lets smart devices such as watches and tablets respond to calls placed to …

DirecTV Satellite in Danger of Exploding and Must Be Moved

A satellite operated by AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV unit is in danger of exploding and needs to be moved away from an orbital zone occupied by other big communications satellites. There’s “a significant risk” that battery cells aboard Spaceway-1 could burst, …

AT&T Pays Small Claims Litigant in New York Case

AT&T Inc. on Friday gave up on appealing an $850 award won by an iPhone user in small claims court, and sent him a check. Matt Spaccarelli, of Simi Valley, Calif., had sued the phone company because it was slowing …