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AT&T In $4.85B Deal To Lease, Sell Wireless Towers

AT&T says it will sell or lease the rights for 9,700 wireless communications towers to Crown Castle International for about $4.85 billion.


An logo marks AT&T's corporate headquarters in Dallas. (credit: Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)

AT&T Drops Sharply In New Wireless Subscribers

AT&T is gaining new wireless subscribers at the lowest rate in eight years. The number of people joining the network dropped sharply in the first quarter.


William Shockley, John Bardeen and Walter Brattain invented the transistor at Bell Labs in 1947. (credit: Alcatel Lucent/Bell Labs)

The Spirit Of Invention Continues At Bell Labs

It looks like some tiny, weird work of art. But it won three physicists from Bell Labs a Nobel Prize. It’s the first transistor.