AT&T gained 2 million U.S. wireless subscribers but revenue missed expectations
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AT&T posted earnings that were about what Wall Street was expecting, but sales were slightly below expectations on lower phone sales. The company took in $39.4 billion in revenue, compared to estimates of around $40.6 billion.
The telecom giant also said it would stop giving revenue guidances as it has found phone sales are just too tough to predict.
On the wireless front, AT&T added 2.1 million U.S. wireless customers and another 600,000 in Mexico.
Separately: It looks like Verizon has indeed decided to one-up AT&T's $1.6 billion offer for 5G spectrum company Straight Path Communications.