AT&T commits to investing billions for 5G, fiber buildout

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Summary:

• AT&T will commit tens of billions of dollars in building out its fiber and 5G wireless networks, a company executive affirmed this week.

• The commitment comes as AT&T begins to offload its media and content businesses, which distracted it early on in the 5G race.

• In the meantime, AT&T has started focusing on product pricing as an incentive to woo new customers to its broadband Internet and wireless services.


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